Protik’s major goal is the promotion of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Promoting individuals with innovation potential is a crucial and long term investment for the development of the ICT sector and beyond. The center intends to provide education in innovation, entrepreneurship, technical subjects and soft skills, Topics for instruction and activities will continue to focus on idea generation. Protik will provide access to resources for ICT entrepreneurs and business innovators. The center aims to get involved in the creation of a business incubator, as the next step of stimulating entrepreneurship and sustaining SME’s growth in Albania.
Focusing in community capacity building, the center implemented a training portfolio with main target groups consisting of students, businesses and entrepreneurs. These training packages helped various students and businesses improving their technical and management skills.
Focused on setting up discussions through virtual and non-virtual communities on specific ICT topics, Protik aimed to promote networking and facilitate partnerships.
The center has continuously organized networking events, including ICT sector meetings and informal networking events in order to increase the ICT sector collaboration. Through its initiatives, Protik enhanced connections with academic institutions and the labor market, brought together private companies, public institutions, ICT experts, and academics to facilitate synergies, partnerships and business opportunities.
The center has been engaged in building interest communities, focused on specific areas of the ICT sector. These communities came together aiming to share knowledge and experience on various technical subjects. Such communities are an added value to the ICT sector and quite important for the development of the Albanian ICT industry.