Science technology park Čačak has been established to enable collaboration between industry, science and research through the development of new ideas in order to increase the competitiveness of the regional economy. Science and technology park Čačak provides the infrastructure, management and technical assistance to innovative startup businesses, enabling them further growing and development through professional support and technology transfer from academic and research sector. STP Čačak provides the following:
- Education for innovative entrepreneurship.
- Support to innovation and the establishment of innovative enterprises.
- Startup Center Services.
- Logistics and Technical Support.
Through its activities, STP Čačak should support improved usage of research and development resources and continuously improve the competitiveness of local companies in the domestic and international markets. By supporting the rapid implementation of innovations, the ultimate goal should be the creation of new jobs.
Science technology park Čačak with the financial support of the Cabinet of ministry of innovation and technology development have opened the new REGIONAL INNOVATION START UP CENTRE STP ČAČAK. The goal of the project is to enable innovative and creative people and young entrepreneurs to meet, develop, share experiences, establish partnerships, initiate joint projects and create new business opportunities in one place.
The digital economy is developing rapidly worldwide and the experience confirms that SMEs grow two to three times faster, creating new jobs when they apply ICT technologies for digital entrepreneurship. Therefore, the shift toward digital economy is a must.
Digital transformation of SMEs is the integration of digital (ICT) technology into all areas of a business resulting in fundamental changes to how businesses operate and how they deliver value to customers. It involves a change in leadership, different thinking, the encouragement of innovation and new business models, incorporating digitalization of assets and an increased use of technology to improve the experience of your organization’s employees, customers, suppliers, partners and stakeholders.
The project aims to increase the awareness of SMEs in Moravica, Raška and Zlatibor districts on key transformation, facilitate application of strategic approach in planning digital transformation of SMEs, create the platform for inter-sector cooperation between ICT and other industries, provide technical expertise to run the process. The project is fully in line with the national strategic framework.