Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative in Kharkiv

On 3,4 June representatives of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative held series of conference meetings with officials of leading companies software-developers of Kharkiv city within the framework of Regional development program.

The experts discussed burning problems in software development of Ukraine, catalysts to encourage competitive capacity of Ukrainian developing companies on the world market, advantageous points for the companies to start joint projects.

The developers paid special attention to their most urgent concerns: cutting down finance expenses for getting international certificates, issues of domestic and foreign investments to the field, issues of advanced training of IT specialists.

As a result of the meeting six companies software developers entered the Initiative and agreed to part take in the joint projects: KIT Group, NIX Solutions, SoftPro, FOSS-On-Line, Business Automatics, ESP Consortium.

 To date export software development represents one o the most aggressively advancing branches of economy of Ukraine.
According to independent experts rate schedule income growth for this field in Ukraine made up 20-25 per cent within the last year.