The Doctoral Student Receiving the Ustur Agur Scholarship Helps to Develop Personal Medicine
The Ustus Agur Scholarship of 3000 euros announced by the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) and the Education and Youth Authority (HARNO) was awarded to Ardo Allik, the doctoral student of the Information and Communication Technology programme of TalTech.
Big Step Forward Towards Freight Transport Digitization in BSR Region
First time in EU – the cross-border B2G road transport data exchange successfully tested in real-life situations between Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland!
Development advisor, join ITL!
Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunication (ITL) is looking for an active and enterprising team member who would like to help increase the readiness of information and communication technology (ICT) companies to implement innovation and research and development activities.
Ten investment ideas for a stronger digital Europe after the crisis
DIGITALEUROPE published How to spend it: A digital investment plan for Europe.
Going digital: Learning from Estonia’s experience in E-Governance and IT on October 21
"Going Digital: Learning from Estonia’s experience in E-Governance and IT" - a webinar On October 21 hosted by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is starting at 09:00 UTC+01. Also ITL Estonia members are present.
DIGITAL EUROPE event on Oct 21 "How to spend it: A digital investment plan for Europe"
DIGITALEUROPE's virtual summit "How to spend it: A digital investment plan for Europe" - join on October 21 at 14.00-16.00 CET.
Data-driven reporting is the next step in real-time economy sector
“The same way internet access seems to be a human right in Estonia, it is reasonable that all administration activities are already now automated, happening without delay and regardless of the borders,” ITL e-invoice work group manager Andres Lilleste said.
Webinar about UN tenders
Digital Estonia is built thanks to the good cooperation between public and private partnership, as stated Maarja Kadajane and Anneli Vares – Permanent Representation of Estonia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva.
Webinar "Data-driven reporting - an essential component of real-time economy"
Internet of Business project partners together with colleagues from Nordic Smart Government 3.0 and Reporting 3.0 projects are delighted to invite you to the webinar "Data-driven reporting - an essential component of real-time economy" on 30th of September at 15.00-17.00 (EET).
Estonia to boost ICT cooperation with East Africa
On 31th of August 2020, cooperation agreements were signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) and the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL).
Estonia's coronavirus exposure notification app "HOIA" was launched
The app has been created in voluntary cooperation between the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Health and Welfare Information Systems Center and 12 Estonian companies (many of them our members).
The Smart Africa on a digital transformation journey
The Smart Africa Secretariat and the Estonian ICT* Cluster hosted a practical workshop series on Digital Economy Policies and Plans Development on 2nd and 3rd July 2020.
First workshop of the Digital Economy policy development with Smart Africa
The Estonian ICT Cluster and The Smart Africa are hosting a practical workshop series on Digital Economy Policies and Plans Development on 2nd and 3rd July 2020.
World Economic Forum: Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital societies
Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital society long before the COVID-19 pandemic, providing services such as electronic voting, online learning in schools, digital bureaucracy and healthcare.
SME Digital Maturity Recommender Tool – Fostering Digitalization in the Baltic Sea Region
The SME Digital Maturity Recommender Tool, which is part of the DIGINNO project, has been finalized and delivered.
Why are Industry Digitalization Initiatives Often Unsuccessful?
Countries can learn from each other in promoting ICT uptake in SME. On the 19th of June, an online policy seminar “Industry digitalization – the BSR experience II” was organized as part of the DIGINNO project.
e-Solutions from Estonia - practical demo
In order to show in a very simplified manner how Estonian e-Governance solutions work in real life, the Estonian ICT Cluster partners joined their expertise and know-how and created a demo environment of the solutions from the perspective of the everyday life of a citizen without leaving home.
DIGITALEUROPE: A stronger digital Europe needs a forward-looking budget
DIGITALEUROPE and 27 national digital associations from 23 Member States are calling to significantly increase the share of digital spending in the Recovery Instrument and EU long-term budget in a letter sent to President Michel and national leaders, ahead of the European Council Summit on 19 June.
First Virtual Industry 4.0 in Practice Conference. Done!
On the 28th of May 2020, the DIGINNO innovation event during the crisis took place.
Webinars: SmartEST Digitalisation
Join us at our webinars about SmartEST Digitalisation practices. The webinars are organized by Estonian ICT Cluster together with Enterprise Estonia (EAS). Language: mostly German.
e-Governance Conference: Giant Leaps Start With Small Steps
The e-Governance Conference is an annual event organized by the e-Governance Academy, this year held online 18-21 May 2020.
Join the First Virtual Industry 4.0 in Practice Conference
On 28th of May 2020 the decision makers and experts in Baltic Sea Region participate the virtual conference „Industry 4.0 in Practice“ and discuss what are the benefits of the digital transformation today.
How Estonian-developed digital solutions can help in a contactless world
Sharing knowledge and benefits between IT and industry sector will lead to innovation. Our ITS Estonia network companies have some solutions to share.
How a Secure Digital Society can Help Mitigate the Covid-19 Crisis
During the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen how the e-Governance ecosystem existing in Estonia has ensured us the continuity and sustainability of the public sector services for citizens and enterprises.
Estonia is starting prototype testing for eCMR
Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications signed today a contract for e-CMR prototype testing with the Lithuanian company FITEK EDI who is known for its e-invoicing solutions.
Statistics Estonia: people stay in one location 20 hours per day on average
Statistics Estonia’s mobility analysis revealed that since the emergency situation and movement restrictions were implemented, people living in Estonia stay in their main location 20 hours per day on average.
Global tech community mobilises in the online hackathon to combat the coronavirus pandemic
The global tech community is calling for everyone to join „the Global Hack“ online event that will run from 09-12 April 2020.
Real-time economy follow-up project standardises the information of automated business transactions
Four years ago, the Estonian ICT cluster initiated a real-time economy project Internet of Business (IoB) with a goal to develop a secure and standardised network for real-time automated business transactions. The project has been led with the help of numerous partners who see real-time economy vision as part of a long-term perspective.
Economic growth driven by ICT-sector
In 2019, economic growth and growth in value added were driven by information and communication.
Recap of 2019 in the Estonian startup sector
Estonian Startup Database - to recap the year in the Estonian startup sector, Startup Estonia has put together an analysis about the development of the sector, statistics about the biggest employers, investments, employment taxes paid, turnovers and more.