Do you develop Software solutions, ICT products and provide ICT services? Are you interested in bilateral cooperation with EU ICT companies? – If yes, find out how you can participate in the next International B2B event, organized and funded by the Project “EU support for the competitiveness of the ICT sector of Kosovo”.

The B2B and Matchmaking Event will be organized on 08-10 May 2023 in Vienna/Austria, during the conference “International B2B Software Days 2023 – the Future of Digital Business”. Maximum SIX Kosovar ICT companies and start-ups from software sector will have the opportunity to meet with Austrian and international businesses coming from over 35 participating countries and participate in the Pitching Event. Aiming at exploring potential business opportunities and establish direct cooperation with their counterparts from the global ICT and Software segment.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Kosovo ICT Companies are invited to apply for participation to the International B2B & Matchmaking Event in Vienna-Austria to be held on 08-10 May 2023.

B2B and Matchmaking offers:

Expenses covered by the Organizer:

Expenses covered by the Selected Company/participant: Participants will cover the issuance of visas, the event participation fee and any other expenses that are not included in the above list of expenses covered by the organizer

Who can apply?          

Kosovar Software oriented, ICT private companies with good potential for international cooperation, and if the company and the representative manager meet the following eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

NoName of CriterionRange / Definition
1Sector of IndustrySoftware development and relevant Information & Communication Technologies
2Ownership100% Private owned (min.51% of equity belongs to Kosovar citizens)
3Operating timemin. over 1 year
4Staff Headcountmin. over 10 – max. 250
 Economic and financial 
5Annual Turnover (2022)Min over 200.000€ – max 2.000.000 €
6Export PerformanceAt least 20 % of exports share in total turnover
8Good English languageThe company should have good English language speaking Manager, who will participate in the B2B event.
9Manager’s Experiencemin. of 6 years of general working experience and at least 3 years in middle or top managerial position in the company.

Apply here: Application is closed

Selection Criteria

Weight (Max 160)
* Annual Turnover (2022) 
1. Between 200.000€ – 500.000 €
2. Between 500.000€ – 1.000.000 €
3. Above 1.000.000 €

* Share of Exports in Turnover
1. 30 %
2. 31-60%
3.Above 60%

Scoring Criteria* Manager’s Experience
1. 6 Years
2. Above 6 Years
* Candidates who participated in the Business and Management training provided by the Project
* Women applicants
Essential criteria* Sector of Software Industry and Information & Communication Technologies
* Ownership 100% Private owned
* (min.51% of equity belongs to Kosovar citizens)
* Operating time min.1 year
* Staff Headcount min. 10 – max. 250
* Annual Turnover (2022)  Min 200.000€ – max 2.500.000 €
* At least 20 % share of exports in total turnover
* English Language
* Manager’s Experience min. of 6 years of general working experience and at least 3 years in middle or top managerial position in the company.

The deadline for application is 12 March 2023!