Want to spend a productive summer? Join EYE business mentorship programme and explore Europe!2018-02-20
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) is a European-wide exchange programme for entrepreneurs. EYE helps aspiring European entrepreneurs to gain experience by working alongside an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country.
How does EYE work? New entrepreneurs stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months with an...
Civitta is supporting startups through Nordic Angel Program2018-02-13
Civitta Estonia together with the Business Angel Networks (BANs) of Estonia, Finland, Denmark and Norway as well as the Nordic Business Angel Network and investment management tool Startup Includer will fund 16 startups through Nordic Angel Programs run by the local BANs. The objective is to invest 4 million EUR in total, 250 00 EUR on average...
1,5 mln EUR H2020 project ALTFInator coordinated by Civitta was selected for funding2018-02-05
H2020 project ALTFInator prepared by Civitta Estonia received excellent results in evaluation (14,5 points out of 15) and was selected for funding with 1,5 mln EUR by the European Commission.
Innovative SMEs are characterised by brilliant ideas, but are often young with immature structures and limited financial history, resulting in very low...
Civitta Belarus has successfully implemented ICT Capacity Building Project2018-01-17
Civitta Belarus has completed an 8 months-long project for the World Bank on Information and communications technology (ICT) capacity building in Belarus. Civitta consultants have created a self-sustainable ICT cluster, located in the leading local university, and developed an innovative 2-year master-level curriculum for IT specialists.
Civitta Estonia is piloting regional integrated care model2018-01-03
Civitta has finalised 12-month long project in Estonia, preparing a new integrated social and healthcare service model, which is a next step in the row of works Civitta has done in health and social care sector.
The project was started to force paradigm shift in regional social and healthcare system - from "disease-orientation" towards...
Civitta presented analysis of tax burdens for forestry companies Lithuania2017-12-11
On 8th of December Project manager of Civitta Gintautas Nedzveckas presented our project on analysis of tax burden in forestry sector companies. The project was ordered by the Ministry of Environment of Republic of Lithuania.
The scope of the project included comparison of taxation system of other similar sectors of Lithuania (agriculture,...
Former Head of Lithuanian Road Administration Egidijus Skrodenis became Associate Partner of Civitta2017-11-21
Egidijus Skrodenis became an Associate Partner of Civitta Lithuania. Egidijus, former Head of Road Administration of Lithuania will be responsible for the transport sector in Civitta.
"The company carries out active actions and plans development not only in Lithuania but also in other countries - Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and others. My...
Civitta helped 4 more companies to attract funding through Horizon 2020 SME Instrument2017-10-19
Civitta has helped 4 companies to attract funding from the highly competitive Horizon 2020 SME instrument scheme. 2 UA, 1 LT and 1 EE companies won the funding. Civitta will continue to help these companies in implementing the projects, to do a feasibility study and develop an elaborated business plan. The companies are active in the following...
Civitta Romania developed an Integrated Urban Development Strategy for Bacău Municipality2017-10-04
Civitta Romania completed the Integrated Urban Development Strategy for the Municipality of Bacău, which was approved in unanimity by the Local Council and after that, presented during the European Mobility Week round table in Bacău. Based on this document the city of Bacău now has a clear vision for 2030 and can access more than 40 m. €...
Civitta became a partner of a global accelerator program MassChallenge2017-09-04
Civitta established a partnership with Bridge to MassChallenge - an international startup competition program that identifies and accelerates the top startups in the Central and Eastern Europe region, and connects those startups to the global market.
As a rapidly developing consulting company Civitta is looking for collaboration with...
Civitta successfully helped UAB "MisterTango" to receive full electronic money licence from Bank of Lithuania2017-08-04
Back in 2015 team of Civitta analysts prepared application documents to receive a limited electronic money licence for UAB "MisterTango". After receiving the licence, company launched an electronic wallet service in Lithuania, as the limited licence allows operation only in the country it was received.
Over the last half of the year Civitta...
Public presentation of the new concept for National Expocenter of Ukraine by Civitta and partners2017-07-25
On July 20, 2017 the new concept for VDNG, developed by experts of Civitta together with urbanists from PUPA, was publicly presented in Kyiv, Ukraine. VDNG is a 286 hectares park where the National Expocenter of Ukraine is located. The complex was opened in 1958 and had a very important political and economic role during the USSR era,...
Companies (including large ones) have the opportunity to obtain EU support using the "INTELEKTAS. JOINT SCIENTIFIC-BUSINESS PROJECTS " measure2017-07-12
Companies (including large ones) have the opportunity to obtain EU support using the "INTELEKTAS. JOINT SCIENTIFIC-BUSINESS PROJECTS" measure, according to which funding is provided to encourage local companies to invest in R & D for innovative products, services or processes, as well as to encourage enterprise development and the creation of...
Civitta presented its expert valuation of forestry reform to Lithuanian parliament's committee of rural affairs2017-07-12
On Wednesday (the 5th of July) Civitta Lithuania has presented its evaluation of proposed change in forestry law in Lithuanian parliament’s committee of rural affairs. The aforementioned changes would allow to move further OECD suggested reform and consolidating 42 state-owned forest enterprises, General directorate of state owned forests (an...
3 mln EUR H2020 project BIOVoices assisted by Civitta was selected for funding2017-07-11
H2020 project BIOVoices prepared with participation of Civitta Estonia was selected for funding with 3 mln EUR by the European Commission.
BIOVoices builds on the concept the concept of Mobilisation & Mutual Learning Platforms (MML) with the ultimate objective of delivering an Action Plan addressing the challenges of raising awareness of and...
3 mln EUR H2020 project HubIT coordinated by Civitta was selected for funding2017-06-20
H2020 project HubIT prepared by Civitta Estonia received excellent results in evaluation (14 points out of 15) and was selected for funding with 3 mln EUR by the European Commission.
The deployment of information and communication technologies (ICT) introduces radical changes to our lives. Therefore, it is crucial that ICT innovations follow...
Civitta and partners are organising Idea Garage48: Estonian Wellbeing 20172017-06-09
Civitta Estonia with Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs and Garage48 is organising the Idea Garage48: Estonian Wellbeing 2017.
The aim of Idea Garage48 is to encourage participants to propose and validate new ideas with the help of mentors & experts and finding potential solutions for the development of Estonian welfare services. Experienced...
TempID became a winner of Ajujaht competition, organised by Civitta Estonia and partners2017-06-09
On May 25 the largest competition of business ideas Ajujaht (Brainhunt) announced TempID to be the winner of the 10th anniversary season. Around 300 ideas compete every year, but only the TOP7 get a chance to participate in a TV-show on Estonian national TV. During the eight shows of the past season, the teams had to solve various tasks and...
CIVITTA is proud to have contributed to organizing the regional conference ROCKIT Moldova 2017!2017-05-15
Civitta became one of the organisers of the regional conference ROCKIT Moldova 2017. The two-day event, that took place on May 11-12th at TEKWILL (Chisinau), gathered over 400 participants and aimed to create a platform for inspiration, exchange of experience and networking. Over 30 speakers from 10+ countries took the stage to deliver...
CIVITTA Serbia developed methodology for short- and long-term GDP forecasts2017-05-15
Public Policy Secretariat (PPS) of Republic of Serbia has the intention to conduct short-term and long-term predictions of Serbian GDP growth. PPS has hired Civitta to prepare Methodology for both kinds of GDP growth predictions.
Civitta’s experts prepared methodologies for calculation of relevant growth Indicator. The calculation of...
Civitta is helping Serbian innovative SMEs to receive funding2017-05-09
Experts of Civitta organized H2020 workshop with Chamber of Commerce in Belgrade, Serbia. The workshop was 2 days, from 20th-21th of April. The first day Civitta gave a presentation in front of 40 SMEs, talking about how to write the successful application and how to approach it with some examples. On Q&A session the participants cleared...
Civitta is implementing the BIOWAYS project2017-04-11
Civitta Estonia is a partner in the BIOWAYS project, which is funded by Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI-JU) under the EU’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The objective of the project is to increase the awareness and knowledge of the public about bio-based products and their benefits and encourage discussion about the...
CIVITTA is helping one of the biggest Telco operators in Ukraine to develop Innovation Agenda for its corporate accelerator2017-03-31
Eхperts of CIVITTA will help one of the biggest Telco operators in Ukraine to develop the Innovation Agenda that will guide the 2017 accelerator, focusing on most promising search areas and publicly broadcasting the needs to increase the number and quality of applications for the accelerator.
During the project, the team will define key...
CIVITTA developed marketing strategy for the largest bread producer in Moldova2017-03-31
Civitta has done a market research and developed a marketing strategy for the largest bread producer in Moldova – “Franzeluța”. Franzeluța is a state-owned company, with a market share of 40% on the bread market and it is an incontestable leader on the fresh, conserved pastry and pasta markets.
At the market research stage, the project...
Civitta Romania is expanding: new consultancy joins Civitta Group of companies2017-03-14
Civitta International has become the majority shareholder of GEA Strategy and Consulting, a leading Romanian consulting company with over 10 years of history.
GEA Strategy & Consulting is a private company, founded in 2006, aiming to provide strategic and development consulting services for the central and local public administration,...
Civitta continues supporting startups ecosystem and entrepreneurial community in Moldova2017-02-22
Civitta Moldova and Estonia continue their endeavor to support the Moldovan startup ecosystem by organizing impactful events for the entrepreneurial community!
Civitta in partnership with Garage48 (Estonia) and Dreamups Innovation Campus (Moldova) organized a web and app development hackathon on February 17-19th 2017, in Chisinau, Moldova....
Civitta is developing cost-benefit analysis for one of the biggest hospitals in Latvia2017-02-15
Since December, 2016 experts from Civitta Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are carrying out a cost-benefit analysis for the construction of a new building for Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital - one of the biggest hospitals in Latvia, which plays a highly significant role in health care, education and research. Most of its current...
Civitta is evaluating technological and spatial requirements of the Rail Baltic Muuga multimodal cargo terminal2017-01-24
Civitta Estonia in partnership with DB Engineering & Consulting started working on the technological and spatial needs analysis of the Rail Baltic Muuga multimodal cargo terminal. Anticipated deadline for completion of the works is in September 2017.
The cost-benefit analysis should identify the two most cost-effective and realistic solutions...
Civitta Kaliningrad is helping industrial companies to receive State subsidies2017-01-18
In December 2016, experts of Civitta Kaliningrad and Civitta Belarus were invited by one of the leading Russian crane-building enterprises for preparation of a feasibility study aimed for compensation of the costs incurred as a result of certification. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of sophisticated lifting equipment,...
Civitta helped 2 more innovative companies to receive grant funding through Horizon 20202016-12-28
This winter experts of Civitta have successfully attracted funding for two more innovative companies from Lithuania and Ukraine through European Commission SME-instrument Horizon 2020.
The first company, Factobotics from Lithuania, is developing machine-tending robots for metal industry. In the long term, the company is willing to introduce...
Civitta Latvia has developed Education and Sports Strategy for Grobina district2016-12-20
From May to November 2016 Civitta Latvia was working closely with the municipality of Grobina district, Latvia, to develop their Education and Sports Strategy for 2016-2023. The main goals of the project were to ensure development of high-quality education and sports services in Grobiņa district, increase the quality of infrastructure and...
Civitta has opened an office in Serbia!2016-12-09
To accomplish its mission, Civitta has been following a growth path largely set by clients’ needs and opportunities arising from the core fields of expertise, while the pursuance of M&A activities has always been focused on utilizing synergies and providing full-service packages to clients.
In November 2016, one more consultancy firm,...
Civitta is carrying out audits of seven projects within Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Estonia - Latvia – Russia 2007-20132016-11-28
Experts of Civitta Kaliningrad together with colleagues from Civitta Latvia are working on the projects initiated by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia. In September 2016, Civitta Latvia has won a tender for providing audit services for companies that had implemented projects under...
Civitta helps to implement the family and employee-friendly model within organisations2016-11-17
Since this autumn, Civitta is implementing the family and employee-friendly model on behalf of the Ministry of Social Affairs. In the next 4 years, Civitta will be helping an average of 20 companies take part in the family-friendly label program which allows a participating company to apply for a family and employee-friendly model label as well...
CIVITTA helped one more company in Lithuania to receive grant funding2016-10-28
CIVITTA has once again successfully attracted funding for an innovative company in Lithuania through the European Commission SME-instrument. Phase 1 proposal has been financed for the F-Servo project, developed by UAB My Research.
Force Servo is a new type of a servo drive for stabilizing cameras and remotely controlled devices. The...
Civitta carries out a study on support measures of Enterprise Estonia2016-10-24
On behalf of Entreprise Estonia (EAS), Civitta Estonia AS is carrying out the interim evaluation study of entrepreneurship and innovation policy measures with a view to evaluating the EAS projects financed by the EU Structural Funds that were carried out for the period August 2008 to December 2013. The study will assess the effectiveness and...
Civitta co-organized the conference "Business Case: Rail Baltic"2016-10-17
The international conference "Business Case: Rail Baltic" has been held on October 13 in the National Art Museum KUMU in cooperation with Civitta Estonia, Meta Advisory, Triniti Business Law Firm and Rail Baltic Business Network.
The conference started with an opening report by Kristen Michal, the Minister of the Economic Affairs and...
Experts of Civitta took part in annual HR conference in Latvia2016-10-06
On 27th-28th of September, the annual personnel and labor rights conference took place in Riga. The largest HR conference in Latvia, organized for the sixth time, attracted around 600 visitors - HR specialists of Latvian and foreign companies. Local and international experts shared their experience and ideas on different HR related topics.
CIVITTA is evaluating Eastern Partnership projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine2016-09-29
Civitta is implementing the Mid-term evaluation of Eastern Partnership (EaP) Integrated Border Management (IBM) Capacity Building Project in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine funded by EU and commissioned by Frontex, located in Warsaw, Poland.
The main goal of the project being evaluated is to facilitate the movement...
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €10 million loan to PP Polesie LLC thanks to Civitta BY2016-09-05
As a result of the preparation of investment memo EBRD is extending a €10 million loan to PP Polesie LLC. The loan proceeds will be used to further strengthen Polesie’s balance sheet and introduce energy efficient technologies. The company is set to become the first Belarusian business supported by the EBRD’s Finance and Technology...
Creating Moldova’s first accelerator program and development of startup community2016-08-26
CIVITTA in partnership with "Dreamups Innovation Campus" and the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will help create the first accelerator program for development of startup community.
The project aims to support creation of the first founder oriented business accelerator in Moldova for startups and co-working space with the development...
CIVITTA will develop Concept of Growth for VDNH in Ukraine2016-08-11
VDNH is a territory of 280 Hectars in Kiev that includes parks, lakes, and historic buildings with iconic architecture and hosts various functions since 1958. Recently it started...
Experts of CIVITTA analyzed dynamics of retail market development in Kaliningrad region2016-08-05
Experts of Civitta Kaliningrad have successfully completed another project in retail sector. The project team has developed and tested methodology of assessing the market share and turnover of retail chains. Based on research there were made the following conclusions.
From 2013 to 2015 there was an increase in retail trade turnover both in the...
Successful implementation of one more project in retail and distribution sector2016-08-01
CIVITTA Belarus has successfully finished one more pure management consulting project with the largest FMCG distributor in Belarus – Dobrada company. The focus of the project was diagnostics of the 4 blocks (departments):
The goal of the project was to give practical recommendations on how...
CIVITTA helped 2 more SMEs receive grant funding2016-07-28
Civitta has once again successfully attracted funding for 2 highly innovative companies through the European Commission SME-instrument.
The first company is developing solar powered batteries for charging phones and electric lamps for off-grid communities in developing world. Off-grid households can replace their current kerosene lamps and...
Great opportunity for B2B startups in Estonia2016-07-27
Civitta together with Startup Wise Guys is happy to announce that applications are open for the new ROCKET SALES programme for Estonian B2B startups!
The program includes four intensive weekends of training, followed by one-on-one mentoring. The program will start on August 31 and the application process is open until August 16.
Civitta Estonia continues to foster development cooperation in Moldova2016-07-22
Civitta Estonia is concluding the second season of entrepreneurship development programme in Moldova, financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. Inspired by Ajujaht competition in Estonia, the local Entrepreneurship Cup, initiated in 2014, has developed from regional to national, bringing together business ideas from rural areas...
Civitta opens office in London2016-07-20
In order to ensure better service of the UK clients and strengthen its international position, Civitta opens a new office in London – the 11th office of Civitta group.
The UK team provides the following services:
- Analyst on Hire Support for Corporate Finance, Market Research & Customer Data Analytics tasks
- Market Entry, Sales &...
Estimating the dynamics and prospects for solar energy usage in local markets2016-07-15
Experts of Civitta estimated the dynamics and prospects for solar energy using in Kaliningrad region, Russia.
The global market of solar energy in recent years shows the rapid growth of 22% in 2015, 23% in 2014. Solar market leaders are China, Japan and the United States. In the US solar market grew 20 times from 2006 to 2016, today the sun's...
Business consultant of CIVITTA Denis Dokutchitz becomes managing partner of SATIO2016-07-14
Denis Dokutchitz, business consultant of CIVITTA and an expert in marketing, became managing partner of SATIO, which joined CIVITTA group in March 2016. The company is a leader in marketing research in Belarus and also a founder and organizer of the prestigious competition "Brand of the Year".
Denis received a master's degree in Business...
CIVITTA will develop a new remuneration system of general education in Moldova2016-07-12
CIVITTA was chosen as a contractor for the project by World Bank aimed for providing consulting services for Moldovan Ministry of Education.
Our specialists will assist the Ministry of Education in Republic of Moldova in developing a new remuneration system for teachers and school directors through:
• Conducting a comprehensive...
Implementing Horizon 2020 DANDELION project2016-07-07
During the DANDELION project Civitta Estonia helps to promote the projects of “Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” (IIRS) funded by the European Commission.
In collaboration with partners from Portugal, Italy, Greece, Slovakia, Germany CIVITTA will offer specialized support on the communication of research results of 50...
The impossible is possible2016-07-05
Employees of Civitta Kaliningrad again proved that there is nothing impossible.
Last week, after 6 years since beginning of the discussion on street lighting modernization project in Gvardeysky District, the loan for the project was approved by the investment committee of the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO).
Civitta has been...
Results of the study support the implementation of the parenting programme “Incredible Years” in Estonia2016-06-28
The Ministry of Social Affairs, in cooperation with the National Institute for Health Development, is piloting the “Incredible Years” (IY) evidence-based parenting programme in Estonia from 2014 to 2017. The programme aims to help parents develop effective coping strategies in order to deal with children’s behavioural problems and...
Analyzing tourism potential in Latvia2016-06-20
Civitta Latvia conducted a market research project in tourism sector for State Tourism Development Agency – a part of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia.
The goal of the project was to investigate outgoing tourism of 8 European countries (Great Britain, Norway, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Estonia) and...
Civitta helps to carry through an analysis for the Estonian Water Companies Association2016-06-08
Estonian Water Works Association (EVEL) has involved Civitta and Keskkonnalahendused Ltd. as partners for conducting a research with the goal of determining the most optimal and sustainable business model for the water industry. In addition, an action plan for the strategy implementation will be composed.
CEO of EVEL emphasized the importance...
Organizing a hackathon to develop IT tools, platforms and apps2016-06-07
Civitta Moldova together with 48 Garage from Estonia will organize a hackathon for supporting NGOs, start-ups and software developers in developing innovative information solution to address corruption and engage public in preventing corruption, as well as raise public awareness on the need to prevent corruption, with the general objective to...
Sprayprinter won the Ajujaht competition in Estonia2016-06-01
Sprayprinter was named the winner of the largest competition of business ideas in Estonia and awarded with 30 000 euros. Second place and 10 000 euros belonged to Foxcademy. Levon became third and was awarded 6 000 euros.
SprayPrinter is a cordless printer which allows to print images from smartphone onto a wall. To print an image with...
Helping regional IoT Startups to grow & internationalize2016-05-31
Civitta’s partner company, Open Coffee Club Vilnius (OCC Vilnius), together with its consortium partners from London (F6S), Dublin (Ryan Academy), Zoetermeer (Crosspring Lab), Madrid (BluSpecs) and Cartagena (Cloud Incubator Hub) has launched the second 6-month Startup Europe’s IoT accelerator in Vilnius starting in June, 2016.
Experts of CIVITTA took part in Belarusian milk forum2016-05-13
On April 28th the second export forum "Milk Belarus" took place in Minsk. The main themes of this forum were diversification of export of national producers, new growth points and ways out of the crisis.
In the final part of the program the associate partner of CIVITTA and expert in strategic marketing Denis Dokuchits shared his thoughts on...
CIVITTA helps SMEs in Ukraine attract grant funding through Horizon 20202016-04-27
Today, on April 27, experts of CIVITTA shared their successful experience of attracting funding for innovative small and medium size enterprises through Horizon 2020 project in Ukraine.
Horizon 2020 offers SMEs grants for learning and assessment of technical feasibility and commercial potential of innovative projects in particular field (50...
CIVITTA releases Annual review2016-04-11
We are thrilled to present you CIVITTA‘s Annual review 2015 – a comprehensive overview of CIVITTA main activities in 2015 including the most fascinating projects implemented in different countries, reflections from our employees on what we stand for and what brings us forward, introduction to our offices and Civitta strategy & goals for...
Civitta Estonia's new CEO is Triin Andresson2016-04-05
On March 28, Triin Andresson has joined Civitta Estonia as a new CEO. Triin is our former senior consultant, who has during the past years worked at the Estonian Government Office Strategy Unit and now joined us again to take the place of CEO Pille Kams during her maternity leave.
Welcome Triin, and good luck with your new work!
CIVITTA Belarus is expanding: market research company SATIO joins CIVITTA group2016-03-17
Civitta Belarus has become the official shareholder of SATIO, one of the leading market research companies in Belarus. In addition to market research, SATIO provides corporate education programs (including international) and annually holds famous marketing contest Brand of the year. Moreover, SATIO is the headquarters of the UN Global Compact...
Justė Pačkauskaitė becomes Civitta Lithuania Partner!2016-03-07
We are proud to announce that Justė Pačkauskaitė, an Associate Partner and a long term Civitta employee, was promoted to Partner of the Civitta Lithuania office as of March 7th.
Justė joined Civitta Lithuania in 2011 as a Project Manager and since then has been doing great work both in Lithuania and abroad. In the past years Justė became...
Application for Rail Baltic phase 2 to be submitted2016-01-27
Civitta Estonia is engaged in the composition of Rail Baltic phase 2 application to be submitted in the CEF 2015 transport cohesion call in mid February.
Phase 2 is the continuation of Rail Baltic phase 1 application submitted and funded in 2015. The phase 2 application covers additional studies and works to be implemented during the years...
4 consultancies join Civitta Group in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia2015-12-15
Over the year of 2015, we had four additional consultancies join our group to develop the leading independent management consultancy in the Baltics and Western CIS. As a result, Civitta has grown to 150 employees across 9 offices in 7 countries: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Moldova. The company also works beyond...