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Protik ICT Resource Center

Protik is an independent, not-for-profit Information Communication Technology (ICT) center whose primary objectives are to increase the demand and use of ICT and assist in market growth, strengthen human and institutional capacity, increase cooperation between the private sector, educational institutions, and the government, provide ICT entrepreneurs with access to modern technology and know-how, and serve as an information and networking hub.  The center was established by the AADF in partnership with USAID, the Government of Albania, Microsoft, Albanian ICT Association, Cisco Systems and ALBtelecom.

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  • 02.20.2018

    PODIM Challenge Roadshow

    PODIM Challenge Roadshow

    We started the PODIM Challenge today in Tirana, Albania! At today’s PODIM Conference pre-event, we were joined by Mrs Milena Radenkovic, Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Albania, and Kebiana Doci from the British Embassy. Keynote speakers Mateja Lavrič, Managing Director of Kolektor Ventures; Tatjana Zabasu, Managing Partner at South Central Ventures; Igor Che Madza, South Central Ventures; Tomi Kallanxhi, Founder of Altro Post; Vitjola Viso, co-founder at @VIS(i)O(n) and Protik Ecosystem manager Ergest Nako talked about opportunities of connecting startups and corporations and funding landscape and business opportunities in 2018 in CEE.

    Selected startups also got a chance to pitch to our partners and get invaluable feedback.

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  • 02.05.2018

    ComboBox Conference

    ComboBox Conference

    ComboBox Conference, in partnership with Protik, brought to attention the changes and advantages of self-employment and employment. With special guests and workshops to help as many young or newly graduated students on their journey.

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  • 01.30.2018

    UK-Albania Tech Hub

    UK-Albania Tech Hub

    Last week, The British Embassy in Tirana, British Council Albania, Protik and 5 selected Albanian Startups had a business visit in London. As one of the biggest Tech & Innovation HUB in Europe, we had the chance to visit and meet with Royal Bank of Scotland, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Bett Exhibit 2018, The Global EdTech Startup Awards (GESA), WeWork, Albanian Embassy in London, Tech City tour: London Tech ecosystem, etc.

    A special thanks to all the startups who were part of the UK-Albania Tech Hub project and everyone who believed in it. Protik, together with our partners and network, is offering Albanian Startups real opportunities to grow.

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  • 12.20.2017

    Wiki Academy Albania

    Wiki Academy Albania

    Wiki Academy Albania closed its 2017 edition today. In an event with special guests, The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Ambassador had the opportunity to thank all the contributors for this year and shared two special awards for the two most active people.

    We hope that next year we will have more articles and promotion for Albania and its values.

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  • 12.19.2017

    Bitcoin Blockchain Crypto Community

    Bitcoin Blockchain Crypto Community
    Full house at Protik;
    Bitcoin, blockchain, pizza and fun with Artiona Bogo and crypto-community.
  • 12.14.2017

    WIT Albania

    WIT Albania

    Protik in cooperation with WIT Albania started today a series of activities focusing on girls’ challenges in the field of information and communication technology and breaking the stereotype that this sector belongs only to men.

    The honorary guest at this opening event was Ms. Anila Hyka Smørgrav, project manager at Orange Group.

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  • 11.30.2017

    Skills4Jobs event, Vlora

    Skills4Jobs event, Vlora

    In partnership with Skills 4 Jobs, Protik was part of the skills fair in Vlora, interviewing ICT students and analyzing current capabilities. The long-term apprenticeship in distance project, in its first phase continues with the selection of ICT companies and the involvement of students with concrete tasks at these companies.

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  • 11.09.2017

    Protik Event IPSED

    Protik Event IPSED

    Today, in partnership with IPSED, we started training for high school ICT teachers

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  • 11.08.2017

    Infocom Security Hackathon powered by Protik

    Infocom Security Hackathon powered by Protik

    We just started and the race promises to be very exciting! 6 youth teams from universities and Vocational Professional Schools from Vlora are “fighting” for the big prize of 1000 €.

    A special thank to ProSeed and #GIZ_Albania for making this hackathon possible!

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  • 11.08.2017

    Infocom Security, 3rd Edition

    Infocom Security, 3rd Edition

    600+ participants, as a co-organizer, it makes you proud and optimistic that the next edition will do more, better, and full of innovation.

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