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June 7, 2022

GEIGER Cybersecurity Seminar

DIH4Society in partnership with BT Club, GEIGER project and Cluj IT Cluster invites you to a seminar dedicated to detection, protection and GRPR, supported by specialists in the security field, during which the three guests will address the critical aspects of cyber security prevention and detection of cyber attacks on individuals and businesses, including essential points on ensuring data privacy under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

During the 5-hour seminar, our guests will conduct practical exercises to introduce participants to the world of cyber security.

January 13, 2022

Knowledge Transfer Seminar

In the project Interreg Europe BigData4Rivers, prof. Stelian Brad will have an intervention about good practices from our region on using IoT technologies in SCADA architectues for remotely monitoring and control of waste water treatment plants, and how data can be collected in cloud and used for preventive maintenance tasks using machine learning algorithms.

January 4, 2022

Industry 4.0:  Robot communication with external units

Seminar held by prof. Stelian Brad, where the participants have learned how to connect robot controllers of ABB robots with external units in client-server applications using PLCs and Python applications, as well as how to transfer data from the robot controller to the cloud for preventive maintenance analytics.


December 3, 2021

Digital Skills

Creative Engineering | Content for Immersive Environments

In the Future of Work project, experts from Cluj IT and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca have delivered training courses on Content for Immersive Environments. These classes were run in the Automation and Machine Learning Lab from the Regional Center of Excellence in Creative Industries, Cluj-Napoca. This training and testing infrastructure is supported by Cluj-Napoca Municipality and administrated by Cluj Innovation Park.

December 2, 2021

Digital Skills

Creative Engineering | Augmented Reality

In the Future of Work project, experts from Cluj IT and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca have delivered training courses on Augmented Reality. These classes were run in the Automation and Machine Learning Lab from the Regional Center of Excellence in Creative Industries, Cluj-Napoca. This center is supported by Cluj-Napoca Municipality, and administrated by Cluj Innovation Park.

November 27, 2021

Digital Skills

Creative Engineering | Virtual Reality 

In the Future of Work project, experts from Cluj IT and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca have delivered training courses on Virtual Reality. These classes were run in the Automation and Machine Learning Lab from the Regional Center of Excellence in Creative Industries, Cluj-Napoca. This center is supported by Cluj-Napoca Municipality, and administrated by Cluj Innovation Park.


November 26-27, 2020


Sibiu Innovation Days

Sibiu Innovation Days has emerged from the desire to bring closer academia, businesses and decision makers. The event closely follows the successful model of Cluj Innovation Days , which has proven over the years to be a platform among all the main stakeholders in the Cluj wider region interested in bringing innovation in many aspects of their activities.

The first edition of Sibiu Innovation Days is co-organized by University Lucian Blaga in Sibiu, (through Hasso-Plattner Knowledge Transfer Institute) and by Cluj IT Cluster and will be held during November 26th and 27th, in conjunction with the “The Researchers Night 2020”.

During the two days of the conference we will be exploring, with the guidance and expertise of our invited speakers, the process of digital transformation and how this can help our community of students, researchers, business and decision makers to add value to everything we are doing. The event is looking to strengthen the collaboration among all these stakeholders while also improving the way in which we understand and use the innovative services available in Transylvania and the Sibiu region. The conference will also highlight current research and development concerns of companies in the area, will bring increased visibility for Hasso-Plattner Knowledge Transfer Institute at the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, and will create new opportunities for collaboration among those participating.

November 3-5, 2020


European Big Data Value Forum – Towards a Strong European Data and AI Ecosystem

Panel about “Market uptake: Bringing AI and Data Science to Practice”, with the participation of Stelian Brad on behalf of the European Digital SMEs Alliance (Wednesday 10.00-11.30 CET). Other recommended panels: i3-MARKET‘s Sponsor Talk about “Deployment of Secure and Trusted Data Marketplace Platforms in Europe, identifying the opportunities that AI and Big-Data offer to Innovate the Digital Single Market Strategy” (Wednesday 13.30-14.00 CET); ‘s session on “Federating efforts to foster European Data-Driven Innovation” (Wednesday 14.00-15.30 CET).

More info and registration here.

October 26, 2020


 From national to European DIHs

This event is dedicated to Digital Innovation Hubs and how they can bring value added in the SMEs’ business ecosystems by means of digital innovations. In the session “From national to European DIHs”, Stelian Brad, Head of DIH4Society, will introduce his vision on how DIHs should move from a regional dimension to an international dimension.

September 16, 2020


 Cybersecurity for SMEs and MEs

And we’ve started the second cyberGEIGER use case workshop focused on issue of “CyberSecurity: Current Practices and Priorities for SMEs”. Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Cluj IT Cluster, CERT-RO, Braintronix, Bitdefender. In the second part of the workshop we are going to identify key aspects to design efective solutions for SMEs such as to meet their major concerns and expectations. In reaching such goals we work in close connection with representatives from SMEs. Advanced techniques for contextual inquiry, job to be done, mock-up design, value proposition foundation, user journey mapping, persona description, etc. are included within the applicative sessions.

July 23, 2020


 Digital Europe

This event is dedicated to SMEs, large enterprises and public administration and intends to educate decision makers on the necessity to adopt digital technologies in their activities and to start the journey towards an effective digital transformation.

June 18, 2020


 Vulnerabilities on Cybersecurity

The seminar is dedicated to SMEs and intends to underline key aspects about vulnerabilities of companies to cyber attacks and beyond this, to information security. The seminar will be delivered by Dr. Ciprian Oprisa, technical leader malware, researcher at Bitdefender. The talk after the presentation will be moderated by Prof. Stelian Brad. 

With this occasion, results of a survey addressed to SMEs on cybersecurity practices will be also disseminated.

April 21, 2020


 Design studio: IoT Tribe Space Endeavour

Hack your business case with the support of our team of experts. Successful SMEs, start-ups and founders will join the intensive 2-month acceleration programme starting on the 1st of June, from Madrid. Put your start-up in warp drive! Register for free today!

April 17, 2020


 Digital Skills beyond COVID-19

Mr. Stelian Brad, President of Cluj IT, is joining European DIGITAL SME Alliance’s first online webinar this Friday. The subject of Digital Skills in the context of the current crisis will be discussed with Mr. Andrea Glorioso, Policy Officer at the European Commission for Future of Work and Digital SME’s Alliance Secretary-General, Mr. Sebastiano Toffaletti. Be sure to tune in tomorrow for the Facebook & Twitter livestreams! Recorded interview here.

February 07, 2020


Advanced Digital Technologies and Their Implications on Economy and Society

Event organized in collaboration with Interact Bistrita Nosa. Speaker Stelian Brad. Location: Complexul Muzeal Bistrita-Nasaud. 18:00 p.m.

February 27, 2020

Launch event

 Digital Transformation – Opportunity, Option or Imperative Necessity? The role of Digital Innovation Hubs

Event organized by Cluj IT and hosted by Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.The event has as guest speaker the president of the National Authority for Romania’s Digitalization, Mr. Sabin Sarmas, who introduced the focus of the Authority in the years to come. Various speakers covered a wider range of issues related to digital transformation. Mr. Alexandru Tulai had an interesting talk about smart territories and smart communities. Mrs. Monica Muresan highlighted the importance of digital transformation for non-IT companies. Mr. Cristian Otgon introduced financing opportunities at national level and regional level for digitalization, and Mr. Kelemen Andrei put an emphasis of such opportunities at European level. Mr. Stelian Brad made a presentation of DIH4S and its services to market. We had the chance to find out key concepts about co-creation and cooperation among various stakeholders to enable digital transformation projects. These aspects were presented by Mr. Eugen Otava. In the second part of the event we attended presentations from real projects. Examples are about tele-medicine, industry 4.0, tele-monitoring of public utilities, cloud architectures for SMEs, application of digitalization in the recruiting process, servitization, digitalization in medical assistance, etc.

February 05, 2020


SMEs as Enablers of Digital Transformation: How does the digital skills gap affect digital SMEs?  

Brussels, Belgium

Meeting organized by the European Digital SME Alliance. We were present in the meeting with an intervention of prof. Stelian Brad about challenges of SMEs towards adopting digitalization. Discussions involved members of the European Parliament, policy officers of the European Commission, SMEs, IT training providers, etc. It was concluded that an European Strategy on Digital Skills is of high importance for the future of Europe. A special focus will be on upskilling and reskilling of employees on IoT, cybersecurity and big data.


December 18, 2019


Digital Innovation Quotient  

Bistrita, Romania

Event organized by Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bistrita-Nasaud and Cluj IT. Four companies are assisted to evaluate their DIQ. Some other 10 companies assist to the process as a live lesson to learn.

December 12, 2019


e-Invoicing: Legal Obligation and Opportunity

Bucharest, Romania

Cluj IT organizes an event on implementing the EC Directive 55/2014 in Romania, in the Campus Research Center of the Politehnica University of Bucharest. It is the second event of Cluj IT organized on this topic, after the first one from May 2019, held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Experts from DG Connect, EC introduced the key issues on e-Invoicing, as well as practices from various EU countries. This event was attended by representatives of various Romanian ministries and governmental agencies. The National Forum for e-Invoicing was set up with this occasion.

December 11, 2019


Digital Transformation

Bucharest, Romania

At SIDI Winter School, held at SNSPA Bucharest, Cluj IT delivered two seminars on digital transformation issues. One tackled aspects on Smart Transformation, and the second one was about Advanced Digital Technologies and Economic Growth.

November 21, 2019


Digitalization and Digital Transformation of Industrial Companies

Bistrita, Romania

Cluj IT, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bistrita-Nasaud, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca and North-West Regional Development Agency delivered instructional presentations of digital solutions for industrial companies from Bistrita. Besides this, presentations about various services on digital innovation and digital transformation were introduced. B2B sessions have been also included in this event.