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Study of the IT & C Sector in Cluj – National Comparative Analysis


“Project developed with the support of Cluj-Napoca City Hall and Local Council”


ARIES Transilvania (Romanian Association for Electronic Industry and Software) and iTech Transilvania Cluster, located on no. 4 Nicolae Titulescu Boulevard, Cluj-Napoca, announces the implementation of the “Study of the IT & C Sector in Cluj – National Comparative Analysis” project.

The project was financed from local budget, based on 350/2005 law and on the Regulation regarding Irredeemable Funding from the Local Budget, allocated for non-profit activities of general interested, and it was implemented in Cluj-Napoca county.

Context: The positive dynamic of the IT & C sector, is ranking Cluj among the first places as a national growing pol in this field of activity. The relevance of the IT sector is in its implication and involvement in the other sectors, being called the support industry which is increasing efficiency in the delivering of services and products and also the industry which activates the other sectors. The data analysis shows the growth potential of the IT companies in Cluj, and the utility of technology presents the advantages for the citizens, facilitating the connection between citizens and governments / local authorities in all important fields: economic, administrative, medical, cultural, educational, etc.

The purpose of this project was to make an analysis on the IT market from Cluj county – the main industry. This study brought a significant contribution on the levels of visibility of Cluj, but also an increase of interest of different actors on the development of the IT sector, in developing future strategies and in analyzing the innovation potential among the IT companies.

Main activities:
  • research of the market;
  • consultancy of relevant actors;
  • elaboration of the study;
  • dissemination of the main results;
Results of the project:
  • writing the IT study;
  • printing 2.000 copies to promote it at local, national and international level;
The study will be available at the following address:

For more information:

Contact Person: Bianca Muntean
Position: Executive Director
Phone: 0264.430.520

ARIES Transilvania is co-organizing Transylvania MegaHack, between 4-5 November at CLujHUB.

Designed for problem solvers like you, we intend to make the MegaHack one of the largest regional annual hackatons.

This events is for engineers, coders, makers, hackers, geeks, testers, freelancers, employees, students, IT enthusiasts, together we build Cluj-Napoca as a technology hub!

ARIES TRANSILVANIA organized Gala Transilvania Tech Industry Awards in collaboration with StartUp Transilvania Center, BRD, Cluj-Napoca City Hall, Tetarom – Tetapolis, Vitrina Advertising, ClujHUB, Microsoft, IBM.

This year’s winners are:

1. Transilvania tech young entrepreneur of the year – Art Dynasty

2. Transilvania tech entrepreneur of the year – Evozon, Gabi Crețu

3. The tech startup of the year in Transilvania – Dollarbird SRL

4. The most innovative tech product company – Life is Hard

5. The best e-Government solution – Indeco Soft

6. The best Smart City involvement – ZONIS by Global e Business Solutions

Special Award: NTT Data

The announcement:

Smart City Forum

ARIES Transilvania organized Smart City Forum on 2nd November at Liberty Technology Park, as the second edition of Innovation Dialogue.

The Smart Cities concept is getting more and more present and necessary in our urban lives. This is why, with our partners we are bringing the topic even closer to the future users, to the administrations and to the companies which could offer solutions in this field.

With this occasion we are getting in a even stronger dialogue about how we could really activate the topic at a local and at a national level in a collaboration with agile local and national administrators.

Digital Romania International Forum II — “Startups in 4.0 Industries” is a event organised by Smart Everything Everywhere and will take place in Bucharest between October 31st and November 1st, 2017.

This event will reunite the industry’s leaders, entrepreneurs and investors, European decision makers, authorities and representatives of academia, with the purpose to find solutions which will help Romania to benefit on European level from digital transformation of industry, economy and society.