“ICT Youth Camp”, 27-30 June 2016

Through an open call for applications, Partners Albania invited young women and men aged 17-30 years old, students of general and professional high schools, university students and other young people interested in the field of information and communication technology to express their interest to participate in the “ICT Youth Camp“.

“ICT Youth Camp” is a training and mentoring 4-day program that aims to increase knowledge and skills of young women and men in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and developing a business plan on a business idea in the ICT field.

On June 27 to 30 June 2016 was organized the first business camp attended by 27 youngsters from Tirana, Shkodra, Përmeti, Burreli, Vlora, Durrësi, Elbasani etc. During an intensive and interactive program, participants received technical information and knowledge on how to develop their ideas for products and services in the ICT field, were introduced to the strategy of market segmentation and positioning in the market, developed skills to sell the idea to potential investors, on building cooperation and partnerships, development of business plans, etc.

The program also provided support and mentoring from local and international experts (of Telecom Albania) in the field of ICT, presentation of the idea, and business development and management during the idea implementation.

The best ideas developed during the camp and selected at the end of the program by a jury of experts and business representatives, will be further supported in the course of the project.

This program is organized in frame of the project “Innovation Hub” which aims to improve the current situation by establishing an incubator that will serve young women and men to create and develop innovative business ideas competitive in the market. The “Innovation Hub” is implemented by the Ministry for Public Administration and Innovation, Partners Albania for Change and Development and the Institute for Research and Development Barleti.

Visit a photo gallery  from the business camp organized on 27-30 June 2016.