Transilvania Digital Innovation Hub is an initiative developed by Transilvania IT cluster by ARIES T (former iTech Transilvania Cluster) in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the region: Municipality of Cluj-Napoca, Babeș-Bolyai University, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Regional Development Agency North – West, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies INCDTIM, AgroTransilvania Cluster, Transilvanian Furniture Cluster, Transilvania Taste Cluster, Transylvania Lifestyle Cluster, Transylvania Energy Cluster (TREC), Transilvania Creative Industries Cluster, etc. This is an initiative perfectly aligned with the Digital Romania Manifesto, launched in November 2016.

Transilvania Digital Innovation Hub mission is to identify collaborative projects for digitalisation of all the relevant stakeholders such as: companies, clusters that activate in various areas (creative industries, agriculture, furniture, energy efficiency and agriculture), research institutes and software companies, public authorities, Universities. For all the interested parts, our objective is to stimulate technological innovative capabilities in order to support them delivering the products/services in the European Digital Single Market. With more than 1300 IT companies, 12 universities and 100 000 students, Cluj is considered a strong regional IT pole, the second after the capital, Bucharest.

The development of this digitization initiative in Cluj region represents a first step in upporting an efficient technological development and mapping the city on the European catalogue/map of digitization. In addition, our purpose is to support digitization through collaborations with different sectors of activity through clusters and not only and to establish a culture of co- creation of technological joint solutions and products through a trans-sectoral collaboration, in every field from education and creative industries to health or agriculture.

Also, our current activities are focused in strengthening the innovation ecosystem and creating and implementing regional strategies based on smart city solutions in order to promote smart specialization. Also we are members in the European Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition.

As services, we provide the following:

– Support for the creation and implementation of infrastructure projects;
– Knowledge and know-how transfer;
– Networking activities, workshops for digitization in collaboration with others sectors;
– Visibility and promotion for SMEs and start-up communities interested in digitization;
– Trainings;
– Define fields of action and to advise policy makers;
– Development of regional strategies for digitization together with relevant stakeholders;
– Exchange experiences, best practices, data and studies;
– Business links, business networking;
– Internationalization services.

For more information regarding out digitalization activities, you can check our Transilvania DIH profile HERE

If you need support & coordination, you can send us an e-mail at the following address:  contact@aries-transilvania.ro