“GIVE” Going International - GIVE Project's Final Conference02.12.2019
Green Ict deVElopment (GIVE) project held it's final conference
On 28th November, in Skopje, North Macedonia, was held the final conference of Green Ict deVElopment (GIVE) project. The “GIVE” Going International conference was organized and hosted by MASIT (Macedonian Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies). With this event the partners of the awarded as a strategic partnership GIVE, looked back and reviewed the past two years of the implementation of the project, activities, accomplishments, results and lessons learned. But the main focus of this final conferences was not towards the ending of the project, but the future activities, plans for scale up and that GIVE will continue to work with the SMEs in the Balkan and Baltic region from the ICT, Automotive and Green sector and support them on their first steps going on third markets – China, Taiwan and Egypt.
During the first part of the event Todor Mitov from ICT Cluster – lead partner of the consortium, presented to the participants the projects activities as well as the future plans and strategy of the GIVE partnership, included in the strategic document “Internationalization strategy of GIVE”. The second part of “GIVE” Going International conference was dedicated to getting to know the three selected foreign markets that are in the scope of the next phase of the project – GIVE IN ACTION. First panel was dedicated to the market of China and the Chinese culture, where companies and organisations shared their experiences and impressions on working at and with China. Second panel and Third panel, respectively were focused on Egyptian and Taiwanese markets.
The final event brought together around 50 participants representing more than 30 different companies and organisations. The conference that marked the end of GIVE two-year project was closed by the host of the event Anita Nikova and the project partners with hope for future collaboration with the SMEs in the next phase – GIVE IN ACTION.