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Protik ICT Resource Center

Protik is an independent, not-for-profit Information Communication Technology (ICT) center whose primary objectives are to increase the demand and use of ICT and assist in market growth, strengthen human and institutional capacity, increase cooperation between the private sector, educational institutions, and the government, provide ICT entrepreneurs with access to modern technology and know-how, and serve as an information and networking hub.  The center was established by the AADF in partnership with USAID, the Government of Albania, Microsoft, Albanian ICT Association, Cisco Systems and ALBtelecom.

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  • 05.18.2017

    CONSULTATIVE PLATFORM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

    CONSULTATIVE PLATFORM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

    Yesterday, the Protik Innovation Center, in cooperation with IPSED – Institute for Promotion of Social and Economic Development, and in partnership with the National Agency for Education, Professional Training and Qualifications, held the first meeting of the CONSULTATIVE PLATFORM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. This Platform is intended to contribute to the professional development of the Professional High School Education Teachers by creating space for information exchange, consultation on the best methods pursued by different programs and recommendations for further intervention in the professional development of teachers. Invited to this roundtable were various national and international partners engaged in skills development and vocational training such as the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, IZHA, AADF, SDC, GIZ, ADA, UNDP, Swisscontact, RisiAlbania Project, Culturcontact, Advantage Austria, etc. At the end of this roundtable, significant conclusions were reached on the need to: (a) unify the curricula related to different vocations and professions in the Public High Schools with Professional Education in Albania, and (b) preparation of training programs and the increase of competences of the Professional High School Education teachers.

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  • 05.15.2017

    Innovation Week 2017

    Innovation Week 2017

    The second edition of FuckUp Nights Tirana also launched The Innovation Week 2017. Special guests who shared their failures with the public, accepting the failures as an integral part of their journey to success. A special thank you to the Regional Innovation Alb-Ko and other partners who supported us in this edition.

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  • 04.28.2017

    NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017

    NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017

    The first day of the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017 marathon. Eleven groups will give you innovative solutions to the challenges of Space Apps. A 48-hour long marathon at Protik Innovation Center. The closing ceremony of NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017 at Protik Innovation Center.

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  • 04.27.2017

    Startup Grind Tirana

    Startup Grind Tirana

    Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming Startup Grind Tirana with Mr. Kadri Morina. Among questions and enthusiasm of young people, Mr. Morina showed his journey to success.

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  • 04.25.2017

    Product Tank Tirana

    Product Tank Tirana

    Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Product Tank Tirana and Katerina Bojaxhi, CEO of LocalWeb. In a room filled with young people and professionals, she shared the best practices to create effective strategies in the digital marketing area.

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  • 04.07.2017

    A wonderful day among Albania’s digital ambassadors.

    A wonderful day among Albania’s digital ambassadors.

    Wiki Academy Albania in Shkodra with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ditmir Bushati, British Council Albania, the Protik team and high school students to promote the cultural values ​​of Albania through digital diplomacy.

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  • 04.05.2017

    Infocom Albania

    Infocom Albania

    The 8th Infocom Albania Conference, held on April 5, 2017 at Hotel Plaza, had a high level of participation with more than 600 professionals in the field of technology. This activity was organized by BiZZ Shpk in cooperation with Protik Center. Special attention was devoted to this event by the Minister for Innovation and Public Administration of Albania, Milena Harito and many other important guests. We thank the sponsors of this event and in particular the Albanian American Development Foundation (AADF) for supporting Mr. Ketan Makwana, a successful and innovator entrepreneur who inspired the audience with his presentation.

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  • 03.23.2017

    Global Entrepreneurship Congress

    Global Entrepreneurship Congress

    Albania represented by Protik at the largest convention of entrepreneurs in the world and is represented equally among 172 countries. A new journey and a vision to be an integral part of the common global market of entrepreneurs.

    With a larger network of partners and new opportunities for Albanian entrepreneurs.

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  • 02.28.2017

    Social Impact Awards in Albania

    Social Impact Awards in Albania

    Today Social Impact Award begins its journey for the first time in Albania. The Social Impact Award is a community of entrepreneurs, who will bring innovative ideas with social impact. With special guests Mr. Jacob Detering, head of the Social Impact Award Austria; Marija Matovska, coordinator for Social Impact Award Macedonia; Pezana, Founder of Pana (Design by Pana); Emira Repaj, Yunus Social Business Balkans; Alen Saqe, founder of Dentem; Ergest Nako, Coordinator of Albania for SIA and manager for the support of the community in Protik; students passionate about change and different actors of the ecosystem in Tirana.

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  • 02.17.2017

    Microsoft Certified Training në Protik

    Microsoft Certified Training në Protik

    Trainings for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 & SQL Server 2016.

    2 classes, 10 days of training, 17 participants, 80 hours of theory and practice, 17 certified professionals.

    There will be more trainings in the following months, so follow us.

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