ICT Cluster

Since 2016, we are a cooperation of Burgas ICT companies. Our mission is the development of ICT industry, new business opportunities through cross-border, cross-industry and cross-cluster collaboration.

30+
ict companies
2000+
number of employees
4.5%
formed IT sector of GDP in Bulgaria
70k+
people workforce in Bulgaria
ICT Cluster - Burgas is actively working to promote, support and develop cooperation between all businesses, schools and government institutions in the field of information and communication technologies to create favorable conditions for their development, enhance their competitiveness at national and international level. Its members are the two universities situated in Burgas, Regional Administration Burgas, Municipality, one non-profit organization, one law firm, one foreign legal entity and ten companies which main activity is information and communication technologies.
Bulgaria is a preferred destination for international companies working on high-tech industry, not only the high level of technological expertise, but and given the low cost of development and delivery of complex services by software and outsourcing companies. Burgas is located in southeastern Bulgaria. It has a modern telecommunications network and offers service at the lowest salaries throughout the European Union. The port city with a population of about 207 thousand. Residents look particularly attractive for firms engaged in information technology.

Leadership

Petko Georgiev

Cluster manager

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Stoyan Nikolov

Cluster project manager

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Solutions

  • Application Management Outsourcing
  • Application SP (ASP)
  • Consulting and Customisation Applications
  • Custom Application Development
  • Gaming
  • Hardware Support and Installation
  • Information System Consulting
  • Information System Outsourcing
  • IT Training and Education
  • Network and Desktop Outsourcing Service
  • Network Consulting and Integration
  • Software Support and Installation
  • System Integration
  • Agriculture, Mining, Oil, Gas
  • Automation
  • Banking
  • Broadcasting, Media
  • Business Service
  • Central Government
  • Construction
  • Education and Science
  • Games/Home
  • Health Care
  • Industry
  • Insurance
  • Local Government
  • Other
  • Other Finance
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Small scale Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Business process solutions
  • Document + Content Management
  • ECommerce / Internet Solutions
  • Enterprise Resource Management
  • Front Office Solutions
  • Knowledge Management Solutions
  • Localisation and Globalisation Services
  • Supply Chain Management Services
  • IT infrastructure solutions
  • Application Infrastructure Providing
  • Information Security
  • Mission Critical and Recovery Services
  • Storage Solutions
  • Other services and vertical market solutions
  • Web Service
  • Wireless Service

Web Development

  • Websites
  • Mobile applications
  • Graphic design
  • Digital marketing

Outsourcing & BPO

  • HR consultancy outsourcing
  • Product development outsourcing

Technical solutions

  • IT equipment
  • Project management
  • Technical integration
  • Hardware installation

Events Management

  • Research
  • Event concept and vision
  • Planning
  • Coordination
  • Communication
  • Evaluation

Accounting, Payroll & Procurement

  • Accounting services outsourcing
  • Payroll Outsourcing
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing
Here are some of the main objectives of the ICT Cluster Burgas
  • Establishing IT Business Education Hub;
  • Developing IT Outsourcing sector in Burgas;
  • Creating an online register of the univerity personnel in Burgas;
  • Working to improve the conditions for access and use of information and communication technologies in the administrative region of Burgas municipality;
  • Pursuing initiatives to expand the participation of Burgas in global IT markets;
  • Realizing projects related to the promotion and realization of the benefits of ICT in small and medium-sized enterprises in other sectors of the economy;
  • Supporting the development and promotion of the human fund of Burgas in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT).
Other objectives of the ICT Cluster Burgas
  • Online Register of the university personnel in Burgas;
  • Working to improve the conditions for access and use of information and communication technologies in the administrative region of Burgas municipality;
  • Pursuing initiatives to expand the participation of Burgas on global IT markets;
  • Realizing projects related to the promotion and realization of the benefits of ICT in small and medium-sized enterprises in other sectors of the economy;
  • Supporting the development and promotion of the human fund in Bulgaria in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT);
  • Creating a Unified Register Center (LRC) - a professional network of working IT professionals, young people with IT skills, IT companies interested in working in Burgas - Burgas citizens living elsewhere;
  • Building IT business center in Burgas (Class A offices);
  • Exchange of experiences with students from other European countries;
  • Organizing various trainings / lectures / meetings that help develop not only technical but also soft skills, something which is lacking in youths;
  • Assisting in increasing joint initiatives and activities of the participants in the Bulgarian ICT society;
  • Supporting the insurance of adequate and modern government by promoting links of the public with the private and public sector;
  • Attracting and integrating universities to achieve goals;
  • Protecting the interests of local companies in government and public procurement;
  • Increasing the interest of young people to information technology;
  • Participating in national and international organizations and associations with similar objectives;
  • Transforming Burgas into one of the main centers of development of information and communication technologies with national and international significance and scale;
  • Creating appropriate infrastructure with the appropriate number of qualified staff in order to attract major companies to build structures and to invest in the region.
Means to achieve the goals
  • Provides a wide exchange of information with all participants in the Bulgarian ICT society;
  • Encourages intensive communication and cooperative efforts between all participants in the Bulgarian ICT society;
  • Stimulates development and innovation;
  • Works for the development and promotion of the human fund in Bulgaria in the field of ICT and builds links between education and business structures;
  • Works in a partnership with the central and local government and with all participants of Bulgarian ICT society;
  • Works with potential investors and Bulgarians abroad;
  • Organizes councils, boards, meetings, lectures, seminars and other forums for exchanging ideas;
  • Promotes the development trends in information and communication technologies.

partnerships