Overall goal: Increasing the competitiveness of the ATU Gagauzia region based on the promotion of innovative digital technologies in the business environment through the creation of a new subject of business infrastructure - the Digital Innovation HAB.
The concept of the project: Digital Innovation HAB will raise the region's status as a "territory of open innovation" and will become a visiting card for the development of IT and BPO spheres and their spread in all areas of economic activity in the region.
HAB of digital innovations (Digital Innovation HAB) will include 3 zones:
-Coworking center - for startups in order to preliminary test ideas based on the experience of the InnoCentre AI and the Ceadir-Lunga Business Incubator;
-IT Park (incubation zone) - for existing entrepreneurs, potential investors and anchor companies "- customers of products and services in IT and BPO;
-Center of Competence - will function as a center for knowledge transfer, implementation of educational programs and business accelerators for unemployed youth and students, economic agents planning to do business in the IT and BPO sector.
Relevance of the project: This project meets the criteria for determining the regional impact in the field of intervention:
1. "Use of business infrastructure and capacity building: industrial parks, free economic zones, business incubators" - the first digital innovation HUB (DIH) in the Republic of Moldova is being created, which combines: IT park (office center); Coworking center; Competence Center; as well as methodological support for two entities of the business support infrastructure: the Innovation Incubator "InnoCentre" operating since 2012, which has experience in implementing projects in the field of transfer of innovative technologies and an effectively developing Business Incubator (Ceadir-Lunga).
2. "Development of skills and competencies in business infrastructures: incubation programs, regional accelerators, development of competence centers" - on the basis of combining the efforts and experience of acting business support entities at the national and regional levels (Tekwill, ANCD, KSU Innocentre, Business Incubator, etc. .), the skills of operating business infrastructure entities will develop and an actual business support entity will be created - the HUB of digital innovations.