The Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine and Business Sweden welcome you to an event that aims at linking the Swedish IT sector with its Ukrainian counterparts. The main goal is to connect our countries and utilize the innovativeness in both Sweden und Ukraine fully. The conference will be opened and visited by State Secretary for Economic Development and Innovations, Mr. Oscar Stenström. IT Connection is arranged in partnership with Ericsson, Sigma and Beetroot.
Ukraine is an attractive destination for many Swedish companies willing to expand businesses. Today Sweden is among the top 20 countries that invest in Ukrainian economy the most. Ukrainian IT industry is one of the most promising sectors, due to strong scientific legacy and growing pool of qualified and motivated human resources. Furthermore, Ukraine is a close, competent, innovative and reliable partner for Swedish businesses.
The following topics are going to be in focus:
- Business partnership opportunities for Sweden and Ukraine
- IT-consulting possibilities in Ukraine for Swedish companies
- Investment destination Ukraine: establishing and developing an IT company in Ukraine
- Start-up alley: presentation and matching of Swedish and Ukrainian innovative IT start-ups
Ukrainian IT industry is one of the leaders among countries of Central and Eastern Europe by IT market volume and talent pool, and offers one of the best competence to cost ratio in the world. Every year the industry demonstrates 10% average growth. According to the World Bank reports, in 2014 the volume of ICT services export reached 4,5 bln USD and comprised 30% of exported services of Ukraine. The number of Ukrainian IT specialists is one of the largest and fastest-growing in Europe.
For further questions please contact:
T: +38 067 555 30 54
Travel and visa details:
No visa is needed for citizens of Sweden when traveling to Ukraine.
Direct flight is available by Ukraine International Airlines:
PS172, 5.04.2016, Stockholm 15:05 – Kyiv 18:35
PS171, 7.04.2016, Kyiv 09:25 – Stockholm 10:55