MACES (Macedonian Cluster for Export of Software and IT Services) is a cluster organization established in 2016 by leading software companies in the country.
MACES vision is to be recognized as a prime regional source of high quality software products and ICT services in the global markets.
The Cluster mission is to promote and support the international business cooperation and export capabilities of the members through strengthening their competitiveness, fostering intra-cluster cooperation and networking and building strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and international partners.
The cooperation between the cluster members is based on the mutual trust, built by sharing their own knowledge, resources and business information. The cluster promotes and facilitates consortia among the cluster members including international partners, in order to straighten their position on the target markets.
The Cluster activities are oriented towards establishing strategic partnerships for transnational and international cooperation (SEE, EU and North America), participate international events focused on clustering, networking, b2b meetings and share information and ideas for participation on H2020 and other EU funded projects.
MACES supports the activities focused on building mutual cooperation and trust among the members based on sharing knowledge, resources and business information, and also promote and facilitate establishment of consortia among the cluster members.
One of the key services of the cluster is the matchmaking of the member profiles with clients and business opportunities on target markets and delivery of innovative IT solutions for the industry and citizens, energy efficiency, professional IT Outsourcing services, Joint Ventures and EU funded projects.
Supported Industries: Healthcare, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Financials, Telecommunications, Retail, Logistics, Government, Public sector, SME.