St.Petersburg Democenter was officially launched within the Baltic ICT Platform project granted
by Estonia-Latvia-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013. It was implemented in the period from January 2012 to December 2014 by a consortium of partners from Russia, Estonia and Latvia, including leading
ICT companies, professional executive public authorities, universities and non-commercial organizations.
St.Petersburg Democenter is an infrastructural platform for direct cooperation in the field of ICT.
It provides informational and project-oriented support to developers and representatives of high-tech SMEs, searching for investments and ways of innovational products commercialization and integration into the systems
of modern municipal infrastructure.
St.Petersburg Democenter unifies institutions from various spheres: executive public authorities, business sector representatives, universities and mass media. That gives possibilities to implement experience and ideas exchange and make mutually beneficial business contacts covering the area of St.Petersburg, Baltic States and Finland.
The venue of St.Petersburg Democenter has all the necessary facilities to promote the most advanced ICT-solutions and disseminate information about innovations/startups through efficient presentations to partner-companies (leading developers and ICT-leaders, participants and hosters of innovational regional and international events) – that is the key element of a successful advertisement campaign.
The cooperation infrastructure developed within the project allows innovators to gain qualified support
at all stages of projects development and integration: idea creation and its actualization during various events
in the field of innovations, its integration and commercialization, technology transfer, informational support.
International exhibitions and conferences were organized in the territory of St.Petersburg Democenter dedicated
to forming environment for development and harmonization of approached to ICT solutions creation and integration
on the territory of the Programme region.
Nowadays, Democenter is being actively used as a platform for organizing a variety of thematic events – hackathons, seminars, trainings, educational courses, etc.