BOOST is a regional acceleration programme, powered by UNDP Europe and Central Asia, boosting social impact innovation and accelerating the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The BOOST x Kosovo edition is financed and supported by the Government of Japan.
The Government of Japan stands committed to the environmental and climate change issues in Kosovo. In the past 12 years, it has implemented more than 50 projects in Kosovo. Currently, Japan is supporting countries all over the world in the transition towards net-zero carbon emissions. The people of Japan make the BOOST programme possible through the Climate Promise: Growth through Green and Just Recovery from COVID-19 project, speeding up Kosovo’s efforts in moving towards a greener and more climate-resilient future.
Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) is a centre whose aim is to connect research and development component of scientific field with the business sector, focusing on creating new job opportunities oriented towards the future, based on knowledge and new technology. ICK was founded to support entrepreneurship, innovation and commercially based business development, with a focus on information and communication technology. The centre supports both start-ups and existing companies with the potential for growth.