Cluster works in main areas: promotion, education (human capital), infrastructure (quality of life), business support and development.
We also explore new promising areas related to future technologies and international cooperation.
IT Research – a large-scale analytic research of the Lviv IT market. It provides comprehensive information on the economic impact of IT industry in Lviv, market dynamics, number and portrait of IT specialists, number of IT companies and their segmentation. Moreover, IT Research shows detailed data on the direct and total contribution of the IT industry to the city’s economy, including financial injection in related industries such as insurance, medicine, real estate, education, horeca, automotive, banking, and others.
Lviv Tech Angels is a community of investors who aim to boost a startup culture in Lviv and Ukraine. Tech Angels will invest in the development of startups and product companies, contributing to the expansion of the innovative ecosystem of Lviv and the development of the entire region as an attractive location for startups and business.
IT Arena – the biggest tech event in Eastern Europe annually hosted in Lviv, Ukraine in the end of September. The conference brings together 100 outstanding speakers and more than 2300 attendees.
Lviv IT Jazz Conference is a C-level networking event, that unites major IT, investment, and business representatives. The conference creates a platform for communication between IT companies, financial funds, and the government. The event is a unique opportunity to listen to three streams about infrastructure, investments, and joint IT projects while networking and attending jazz concerts afterwards.
IT Club Loyalty is a loyalty program for IT specialists. IT Club card gives you the possibility to enjoy the discounts and gifts from more than 700 IT Club partners.
IT Village – a non-commercial project, which aims to unite IT professionals, willing to live in a comfortable suburban area. Duration of the project – 3 years. Start of the construction – 02 April 2018. The area will consist of 134 separate houses of different types and will be located in Nahoryany, by the picturesque lake Navariya, 9 km from Lviv and Innovation District IT Park – the biggest infrastructure project developed by Lviv IT Cluster.
The brand new building specially designed for employees of IT industry and based on the original project. Local authorities have allocated for IT House a plot of land in the comfortable area of the city.
Innovation District IT Park – a project that proves that Lviv IT industry is ready not only to consume, but also create new infrastructure for the city. IT Park will become a center for development of Lviv IT industry with everything needed to meet the needs of business environment: including business centers and offices for more than 10 000 IT specialists. Moreover, there will be hotels for their business partners, a university campus with modern labs, a kindergarten, a fitness center and a shopping mall.
The main educational initiative of Lviv IT Cluster. This project aims to modernize education at Lviv universities. Lviv IT Cluster companies cooperate with teachers at universities to create modern tech bachelor programs.
IT Future is an educational project of Lviv IT Cluster. It aims to tell school children about the world of IT industry. Specialists of Lviv IT Custer member companies visit schools to talk about the main features of their profession and also to interest students in information technologies.
IT Challenge – school IT competition for talented students organized by Lviv IT Cluster, Lviv Сity Сouncil and Lviv Polytechnic National University. For 6 years in a row, Lviv IT Cluster has been granting a scholarship for the winner and a new computer lab for the winning school.
IT Jet – an ambitious project aimed to increase the number of flights operating from Lviv. Right now Lviv International Airport has a very limited number of flights – you have to transfer either in Kyiv or Warsaw for most destinations. We have conducted a survey among representatives of Lviv IT companies and asked them where they fly the most frequently. The survey showed that the lack of connections with certain countries hinders their business interests. IT Jet aims to demolish the air travel barrier towards faster development of IT in Lviv.