Development Challenges

PI project adresses ICT development challenges facing BiH youth, small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) from the ICT sector as well as SMEs from other sectors.

 

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Project Goals

Project goals are two fold:

  • to improve the competitiveness and productivity of SMEs and
  • to enhance employment and entrepreneurship among youth.

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Project Activities

Youth trainings and internship programs, advanced ICT training, ICT bootcamps, support to ICT associations, fairs and conferences, access to finance and startup support.

 

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Project Partners

Meet local organizations, partners of the Partnership for Innovation project.

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Moja praksa

“Moja praksa” internship program is an ICT based initiative designed to provide practical experience and reinforce the bond between youth and local ICT business community.

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BIZOO BAN

BIZOO offers mentorship support for startups through business accelerator program and access to finance opportunities through accompanying Business Angels Network (BAN) program.

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Work Ready Now!

“Work Ready Now!” (WRN!) program is a participatory, active and hands-on youth develoment program focused on improving soft skills for business environment.

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News

  • Excellent results of pupils from BiH at the Balkans Olympics in Informatics - Bosnia and Herzegovina has achieved remarkable success in the Balkan Olympiad in Informatics held from 10 to 17 August in Ankara, Turkey. Specifically, Rijad Muminović, who has just finished Second Gymnasium in Sarajevo won the silver medal, and Elvir Crnčević, fourth grade pupil of the International High School in Sarajevo won the bronze medal. In […]
  • Request for Proposals for the procurement of Training Courses in Topics Related to Information and Communications Technologies in Bosnia and Herzegovina - 1. Background The Partnership for Innovation (PI) Project is a USAID-funded five-year project implemented by the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). One of the major goals of the PI Project is support to young market entrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve their work readiness and ICT skills and to take advantage of new employment […]
  • Summer school of programming successfully completed in Sarajevo - PI supported summer school of programming for high school students from Sarajevo that was organized by Academy387. This program is launched with the intention that students gain new knowledge and skills or enhance the already existing ones. The first round of training began July 14 and lasted until July 18. While the second term of […]
  • The successes of the internship program “Moja praksa” in Tuzla - A year ago, Jasmin Suljic was just a student at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Tuzla, without any practical work experience. For ambitious and diligent Jasmin, everything changed after he applied for the program “Moja praksa”. Today, Jasmin is a member of the young team of the Tuzla-based company Leftor. The internship program “Moja […]
  • Imagine Cup 2014, Seattle: Students from Mostar won the People’s Choice Award - The team of young programmers from Mostar won the People’s Choice Award at Imagine Cup 2014, that was held last week in Seattle, USA. Amra Buljubašić, Ema Begulić  and Samir Šupčić are students from Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) in Mostar and recent graduates of the PI supported internship program Moja Praksa. This team also […]

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