Building innovation, bridging communities


Creating a culture of trust and forward thinking


Promoting North-West Romania as a digital innovation hub


Fostering effective open innovation ecosystems


Supporting Romanian technology


About us

Cluj IT is a cluster based organization formed of active organizations in the information technology field: providers of software services and solutions, universities and research institutes, public bodies and other catalyst organizations.


with over 6000 employees in the IT field

with over 85000 students

and catalyst organizations

Mission & Vision

Cluj IT Cluster envisions becoming one of the most credible suppliers from Central and Eastern Europe for innovative IT services and products as well as of organizational support systems, with the majority of its members able to be competitive on national and international markets.

Our challenge is to promote innovation in processes, design of products and services to increase competitiveness on international level, creation of a partnership culture based on trust and dependability, promotion of the Romanian IT market, founding lasting public-private partnerships for the mutual benefit of the cluster’s members and of the society in general.



Consolidating the position on the market and stimulating exports by designing innovative products and internationalization


Building a chain of structures integrated on vertical industries which enables development of complex products and services


Facilitate financing of R&D projects for technological transfer, either through private investments or private & public partnerships


Develop instruments that can support efficient processes for resource sharing amongst cluster members


Increase the number of highly skilled human resources by strengthening the collaboration with educational institutions and achieve higher rates of return for training activities


Increase the involvement of Cluj IT member companies in large international projects by expanding the network of partners

How to join


Creating a partnership culture based on trust and reliability


Promotion of the IT market in Romania


Establishing sustainable public-private partnerships


Products. Innovative IT Services & Organizational Support Systems

Next upcoming event

Workshop State Model Based Testing 2021

24-25 november 2021

We dedicate November to the testing teams. Whether they are taking their first steps in the testing area or have a few months of experience, we are preparing a whole series of activities to reach the next level of professional development.

State Model Based Testing (SMBT) is a testing technique that allows the random generation of test scenarios based on a finite state model. Exercising the tested application in this way, it automatically gets a large number of test scenarios.

#savethedates: 24-25 November
Participation is FREE.


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About change, episode 6: About Management & Culture

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Cybersecurity | Part I: Prevention vs Detection

Did you know that the first digital computer was developed in 1943? Just a few years later, people were already speculating that computer programs could reproduce. By the late 1950s, protocols that allowed telecommunications engineers to work remotely on the network could be hijacked to avoid...

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Securitatea cibernetică | Partea I: Prevenție sau detecție?

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Cluj Future of Work I Visit to 3 new laboratories at CREIC

Cluj IT, acting as a partner for the Future of Work project, invited members of the cluster to visit the laboratories that are held at the Cluj Innovation Park, better known as the Regional Center for Excellence in Creative Industries. The event was organized to better understand the needs of the...

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