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Mazovia ICT Cluster

Mazovia ICT Cluster was established in 2007 and currently gathers more than 80 SMEs and most relevant research institutions in Warsaw area. MCICT has been supported both by The Warsaw City Hall, the President of Warsaw and the Marshal’s office of the Mazovia Province as well.

Main goal of MCICT is to promote SMEs from ICT sector and to increase their competitiveness by projects in technological and marketing areas. Mazovia ICT Cluster strongly promotes collaboration between its members, especially between SMEs and Research Institutes.

Areas of competence of Mazovia Cluster ICT:

  • Intelligent Decision Support Systems (IDSS)
  • E-Health, ICT for aging, ambient assisted living
  • Security aspects of ICT systems
  • Telecommunication
  • GIS
  • E-education
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart Home

One of most important projects by the Mazovia Cluster is an online platform, which enables tools for project management, e-learning, investor relations and personnel management in SAS model for its member-companies.

MCICT developed competences in SME Management support mainly dedicated to long and short term planning and data analyses. Members of the cluster are active in market research area and even currently are working on benchmarking projects for Science Parks, Clusters & SMEs gathering experience in benchmarking methodology and best practices.

Which other Creative Sectors has the SME worked with?
Design, Mobile & Social Media, Games, Multimedia & Web, Audiovisual

Which other Growth Sectors has the SME worked with?
Environment & Energy, Healthcare (Life Sciences & Medical), Manufacturing, Retail & Leisure, Financial Services, Society & Social Environment, Education, Tourism, Heritage, Transport & Logistics, Public Administration & Commerce, Automotive Industry, Construction, Technology

Were any relationships rewarding?

Most rewarding are relationships with all Creative Sectors because of close proximity to ICT fields of expertise. Cooperation with Education (e.g. research institutes) was also very important, because it is our mission to bring science and business together to create innovation.

How does the SME think it could benefit from other sectors' input?

We could best benefit from other sectors by carrying out joint projects. Many of our projects, especially international ones, require at least 5 partners from abroad. Usually they are also cross-innovative.

What can the SME offer other sectors?

Being a collective of many SMEs we can offer expert knowledge and experience in numerous fields of ICT sector. We are also a great point of contact with many Polish ICT companies and institutions in ICT business environment.

To what extent would the SME be prepared to share information?

Fully. Conscious exchange of knowledge is a main reason for our partners to join cooperation with us.

How would the SME describe its potential for cross innovation?

Thanks to close relationships between ICT and Creative sectors, we already have significant experience in cross-innovation. Cooperation with research institutions with aim to commercialize their findings makes this potential suitable for further development.

Out of the 11 Cross Innovation Partner Cities, are there any particular cities with which the SME would like to form a new relationship?
Amsterdam, Berlin, Birmingham, Linz, Lisbon, Pilsen, Rome, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vilnius

Are there any particular organisations outside the SMEs home country, with which it would like to connect?

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