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WORLD ELECTRONICS FORUM. London , September 14-16, 2005. Florin VREJOIU Executive Vice-president ARIES. Long tradition in mathematics and informatics

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WORLD ELECTRONICS FORUM

London, September 14-16, 2005

Florin VREJOIU

Executive Vice-president

ARIES


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  • Long tradition in mathematics and informatics

  • Ten years before NORBERT WINER – the Romanian scientist STEFAN ODOBLEJA had prefigured the bases of cybernetics by his paper “The Consonant Psychology” edited in Paris. In this book the concept of feed-back is defined for the first time.

  • 1942 – the first computer with ENIAC electronic tubes – USA.

  • 1957 Romania – the first computer (CIFA-1) with electronic tubes

  • The first country in South-Eastern Europe and the fourth in Europe

  • 1960 – the first computers with transistors (mass production) – IBM and Data Corporation control

  • 1964 Romania – the first computer fully equipped with transistors (CET-500)

  • The first country in South-Eastern Europe and the eleventh in the world 

  • 1972 – the first computers network - ARPANET, USA

  • 1985 Romania - the first computers network (RENAC/RENOD)

  • The first socialist country


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  • Exceptional geographic position

  • Romania is situated on the borderline of three great commodity markets:

  • Western Europe, the former Soviet States and the Middle East (Eurasia)

  • Large and accessible market

  • Romania is the second largest country in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of surface

  • area and population


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  • Very good educational system

  • Annually 5000 university graduates in the software field

  • Cisco Networking Academy program – Romania holds the 11th place in the world

  • More then 3.000 students - 105 local Cisco academies.

  • 2001 - The first Ericsson academy in Romania

  • 2002 - Autodesk has made the biggest donation in the world for Romanian universities - 64 Mil USD in software products.

  • 2001 - Professor Sandu POPESCU was awarded the Adams prize by Cambridge

  • University

  • 2003 - Constantin TELEMAN was awarded Senior Whitehead Prize by London

  • Mathematical Society


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  • Acknowledged human resources

  • 2002 - The team of students from the POLITEHNICA University Bucharest has won

  • the Computer Society International Design Competition

  • 2000, 2001 and 2002 - Romania has won first place among nations at the World

  • Innovations Research and New Technology EUREKA Show

  • 2002 - 34 Romanian pupils have gained international Olympic prizes this year in IT

  • and mathematics

  • 2005 – Romania holds top spot for most medals won in the all-time International Mathematical Olympiads nations standings.

  • 2005 – In the all-time International Informatics Olympiads nations standings, Romania holds third place.


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  • Absence of linguistic barriers

  • The English language – spoken by everyone working in the IT&C sector

  • The German language – strong German minority in Transylvania

  • The French language – since the 19th century Romania has been a French-

  • speaking country

  • The Italian and Spanish have the same Latin roots as the Romanian language

  • "Romanians are best foreign language speakers in Europe", according to the

  • Eastern European Translators Association.


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  • Experienced and dynamic companies

  • 2001 - OMNIS GROUP has won the Microsoft Retail Application Developers European Contest

  • 2002 - The European Commission has declared SOFTWIN the most innovative high-tech

  • company in Eastern Europe.

  • 2003 - SIMEDA, a Romanian-German company, was awarded the World Java Champion prize

  • for the best wireless application by portal Handango.

  • 2004 - ROMSYS is the only enterprise in Central and Eastern Europe that received the certification

  • “Star Supplier” from the American corporation Lockhead Martin.

  • 2004 - INTERAKT - certified as „Alliance Macromedia Partner”

  • 2004 - GeCAD -security technology bought by Microsoft Corporation

  • 2003 - THE NATIONAL ELECTRONIC SYSTEM (www.e-guvernare.ro) was the only

  • European e-Government application that received the World Summit Award (WSA) at the

  • World Summit for Information Society (WSIS)

  • 2004 - Romania and Japan received The Global Information Technology Excellence Award for the

  • “e-Government Initiative”. The distinction was awarded by WITSA (World Information

  • Technology and Services Alliance) during the World Congress on Information Technology


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  • IT&C sector

  • In the past years, the annual rate of growth of the Romanian IT companies exceeded 25%, while the growth of the GDP was around 5%.

Romanian Software and IT Services, 1997-2003

Romanian Software and IT Services Export, 1997-2004

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  • Support from the authorities

  • The Romanian government has defined the IT&C sector as a strategic priority for Romania’s development

  • Software employees don't have to pay salary taxes.

  • Opening toward foreign investors

  • Romania has special programs and facilities for attracting foreign investors

  • Ongoinginvestment frame in the stage of harmonizing itself with the European

  • Union legislation (Romania is a nominee to EU adhering)

  • The foreign citizens have the same status and ownerships rights as the

  • Romanian citizens


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  • Foreign Companies using Romanian R&D

  • ALCATEL - embedded software for telecom

  • SIEMENS - car navigation systems

  • MOTOROLA - compilers

  • KATREIN - wireless network equipments

  • ALVARION BREZE - telecom equipments

  • ORACLE - opened (February 2004) five Global IT and Technology Centers in

  • Romania

  • INFINEON – to set up a R&D center


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  • About ARIES

  • The largest IT&C association in CCE

  • Civil Society award for the category of "Promotion of the Business and

  • Professional Interests”

  • Innovation Relay Center (IRC) for Romania

  • Main partner of EICTA and ITC Geneva in Romania


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  • ARIES' involvement in growing the competitiveness of Romanian organizations

  • Integrating Romanian organizations into the European Research Network

  • Projects - European IST (www.european-ist.net)

  • - IST Bonus (www.ist-bonus.net)

  • - ISIS (www.isisnet.org)

  • Enhancing Romanian participation in the European Tehnology Transfer Network

  • Projects - IRC4D (www.irc4d.ro)

  • Mobile Technology Roadmapping

  • Projects - Alipro (http://alipro.eurescom.de)

  • European Intergration of the Romanian ICT industry

  • Projects: - Electranet (www.electranet.org)


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Thank You For Your Attention! Romanian organizations

Florin VREJOIU

Executive Vice-President

[email protected]


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