PROTIK, Albania's First Resource Center

Albania’s first ICT training and resource center to support the development and use of ICT innovations for small businesses and promote ICT sector growth in the country

Information and Communication Training and Resource Center (PROTIK)

The public-private partnership establishes Albania’s first ICT training and resource center called PROTIK. The center supports the development and use of ICT innovations for small businesses and promotes ICT sector growth in Albania. Its goal is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Albanian ICT community. Its design aims to fill market gaps with education activities, support services, and a state of the art technological environment, and research. The partnership will also advance sustainable businesses by providing ICT-related infrastructure, resources and networking opportunties to create innovative new products and services; bring those products and services to markets; build well-managed, competitive busiensses; and develop qualifeid workforces.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Microsoft Corporation

    Service Providers, Development Consulting
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Microsoft provides support to communities in three ways: technology skills training, strengthening nongovernmental organizations through technology, and engaging our employees in their...

  • Albanian American Development Foundation

    Albania | Staff size: 6-25

    The Albanian-American Development Foundation (AADF) supports the development and expansion of a market economy and democratic society in Albania. It represents a strong tradition of friendship...

  • Albtelecom SH. a.

    Service Providers
    Albania | Staff size: Unknown

    Albtelecom SH. a. was founded on 5 February 1992 as Albania's state telecommunications company, having previously existed as a government office tracing its history back to...

  • Hewlett Packard (HP)

    Service Providers, Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) Is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. The...

  • Cisco Systems

    Service Providers
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet...

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Key Information

LocationEastern Europe, Albania
  • Start Date 2011