The 2016 Macedonia2025 Summit: Casting a positive influence towards creating the right development mindset

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The completion of the fifth Summit marked a milestone for Macedonia2025. We succeeded again in creating and organizing one of a kind event that inspires cooperation and economic development in…

Interview with Marko Butkovich, head of the near earth service section at ESA

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Where is the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) and what does it do? ESOC was established in September 1976 in Darmstadt, Germany. Its 3 main roles are: Mission Operations: Operation…

Mk2025 Summit Key message: Macedonian entrepreneurs should strive towards an integrated approach supported by technological advancements

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On October 20 and 21, Macedonia2025 realized the fifth Summit and concluded another successful attempt to involve the Macedonian business community in concurrent developments which have significant economic implications for the country. More than 250…

Get in the Ring Semifinal competition: Battle between young entrepreneurs from all over Macedonia

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On October 15 Macedonia2025’s Communications Officer Martin Anastasovski and Leaders Club member Borche Ilioski were part of the jury in the semifinal round of the Get in the Ring business…

For the first time in Macedonia: Discussion about the European Space Agency’s Near-Earth Program

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This year’s Macedonia2025 Summit is exploring exciting and current topics such as green technologies, renewable energies and smart cities, but it doesn’t stop just there. We have the privilege to…

Mihail Mateski,General Manager at Greentech,Serbia and Macedonia, and MK2025 Summit Speaker: The business case of recycling plastics across the region

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It is our pleasure to announce Mihail Mateski as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Mateski is General Manager and Partner of Greentech, Serbia and Macedonia. Greentech is a…

Macedonia – a hub for smart industries

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In recent years there has been a positive tendency of development in the Macedonian IT field. Domestic web developers are cooperating on an international level and there are more than…

Dan Oryan, Israeli Ambassador to Macedonia, Director of the Balkan Countries Region, and speaker at the MK2025 Summit: Youth and development

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It is our pleasure to announce Dan Oryan, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Macedonia (non-resident) and Director of the Balkan Countries Region at the Israeli…

Interview with MK2025 Summit speaker Hrvoje Milosevic

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What is a biofuel? In the early 1970´s there was the start of Biofuels research in the EU for alternative fuels that could give energy security, self-sufficiency and CO2 reduction &…

Interview on smart mobility with Summit speaker Michal Klocek

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What is ‘smart mobility’? First of all let me please explain why we call it ‘smart’. Smart is the new and better ‘green’. In the past, many people when thinking…

Interview with Summit speaker Domagoj Simecki on M2M

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What is M2M and how is related to the ‘Internet of Things’? Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) refers to the automated transfer of data among machines, devices, sensors and central servers with…

Kosta Barjaba, Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister of Health of the Republic of Albania, Member of Albania’s Academy of Sciences and Professor

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Kosta Barjaba, Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister of Health of the Republic of Albania, Member of Albania’s Academy of Sciences and Professor of Sociology and Public Policies at the…

Interview with Prof. Kosta Barjaba, Senior Adviser to the Minister of Health, Member of the Academy of Sciences of Albania and Summit speaker

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How does Macedonia and Albania’s economic development parallel each other and in what ways are they different? Both Macedonia and Albania are small transitional economies. Both countries have had a…

Interview with Francesco Oddone, Independent consultant on European Smart City projects and Former Deputy Mayor of the City of Genoa

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  What does the term “smart city” represent to you? It is important to set out from the outset that while some components may be present in all city environments,…

MK2025 Summit speaker Prof. Shuichi Fukuda on emotional engineering

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What is emotional engineering and process­focused design? Are they related concepts?  Emotion comes from the Latin words “e=ex”=out and “movere”=move, and motivation comes from the same Latin word “movere”.  Thus, motivation-action-emotion constitute a cycle and it is repeated. Emotion…

Jared Smith,Summit Speaker & Owner at Taskforce BPO: Outsourcing Company in MK providing services to the healthcare and insurance industries in the US

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    It is our pleasure to announce Jared Smith as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Jared Smith is President and co-founder of Task Force BPO an international service…

Domagoj Simecki, Senior M2M Consultant, Telekom Austria and Summit Speaker on “Machine-to-Machine” revolution in devices

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It is our pleasure to announce Domagoj Simecki, International Sales Consultant/Senior M2M Consultant at Telekom Austria Group, as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Simecki will be speaking on…

INTERVIEW WITH PETER KAZNACHEEV, PHD MANAGING PARTNER, KHAZNAH STRATEGIES LTD.

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Will oil still be the main energy source in 50 years? If Ray Kurzweil is right about the age of technological singularity which is dawning upon us, then the answer to this…

Macedonia2025 to announce Zafirovski Executive Development Program in partnership with the Kellogg School of Management at the MK2025 Summit

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t the Macedonia2025 Summit we will officially launch the Zafirovski Executive Education Program. We have signed an exclusive agreement with the Kellogg School of Management (KSM) to provide scholarships to their…

Miso Markovski, Head of Research, Apps Run the World, USA; MK2025 Summit Speaker: Why Apps Run MK and The World?

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Mr Markovski is Head of Research at Apps Run the World, a leading international technology market-research company devoted to the enterprise-software applications space. Mr Markovski embodies a new breed of technologists…

Always up to date with Macedonia2025 news via our new Mobile App

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Find out everything about the Summit on the go with our new mobile App for iPhone and Android. The app gives you quick access to the Summit’s agenda, speaker bios,…

Michal Klocek, Head of Business Development Office, Poland & CEE, Hitachi Europe; MK2025 Summit Speaker on smart mobility and electric vehicles

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It is our pleasure to announce Michal Klocek as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Klocek is an expert in business development, business strategy, market analysis, ‘smart mobility’, and…

Marko Butkovic, Head of the Near Earth Services Section, European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), and MK2025 Summit Speaker

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  Mr Butkovic as a keynote speaker at the MK2025 Summit, will present the missions and visions of the European Space Agency. Mr Butkovic is currently the Head of Near Earth Services Section…

Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and celebrated entrepreneur as MK2025 Summit speaker

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Mr. Zdravko Počivalšek, the current Minister of Economic Development and Technology for the Republic of Slovenia, will be a keynote speaker at the MK2025 Summit. During his time as minister Mr Počivalšek has…

Hrvoje Milosevic, Business Development Manager at BDI – BioEnergy International AG, and MK2025 Summit speaker: Energy from waste

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It is our pleasure to announce Hrvoje Milosevic as a speaker at Summit 2016. Mr Milosevic will speak on generating sustainable energy from waste and by-products. Mr Milosevic is the Business Development…

Peter Kaznacheev, Director of the Centre for Resource Economics, London, and Managing Partner of Khaznah Strategies, London, and MK2025 Summit speaker

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Peter Kaznacheev, Director of the Centre for Resource Economics, London, and Managing Partner of Khaznah Strategies, London, and MK2025 Summit speaker: Global energy trends and efficient utilization of natural resources It…

Dr Igor Tulevski, CEO of Cardiology Centers (Netherlands), and MK2025 Summit speaker: Best practices in telehealth: no place like home

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Dr Igor Tulevski, CEO of Cardiology Centers (Netherlands), and MK2025 Summit speaker: Best practices in telehealth: no place like home It is our pleasure to announce Dr Igor Tulevski as…

Francesco Oddone, Independent consultant on European Smart City projects and Former Deputy Mayor of the City of Genoa

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It is our pleasure to announce Francesco Oddone as a speaker at Summit 2016. Mr Oddone will speak on transforming cities into smart cities and economic development. Mr Oddone will talk…

Gidi Mark, CEO of ‘Taglit’ Birthright Israel, and MK2025 Summit speaker: How the diaspora can help with economic development

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It is our pleasure to announce Gidi Mark, CEO of Taglit Birthright Israel, as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mark will share his experience in connecting with the Israeli…

Livio Stracca, European Central Bank Head of International Policy Analysis will address the Eurozone Crisis at our annual MK2025 Summit

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Livio Stracca, European Central Bank Head of International Policy Analysis will address the Eurozone Crisis, Brexit and the economic and financial prospects of the EU at the MK2025 Summit. It is…

Jacob Fass, international consultant, former CEO and director of high-tech firms, former distinguished Israeli diplomat, and MK2025 Summit speaker:

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It is our pleasure to announce Mr Fass as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Fass will speak on ‘Tools, means and ways of cultivating local human resources towards…

Izaac Trpeski, award winning entrepreneur, CEO and MK2025 Summit Speaker: Creating a global brand out of water

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It is our pleasure to announce Mr Izaac Trpeski as a panel speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Trpeski will talk on global water resources, ORO’s vision and strategy, the…

Prof Shuichi Fukuda from Keio University (Tokyo) to speak on ‘New value creration through emotional engineering’

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It is our pleasure to announce Professor Shuichi Fukuda as a keynote speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Prof. Fukuda will talk on emotional engineering  and process-focused design, and how they…

Nika Gilauri, Head of Bank of Georgia in Turkey and former Prime Minister of Georgia, to speak on achieving sustainable reforms in emerging markets

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Nika Gilauri is currently the head of Bank of Georgia’s Turkey office and is a senior advisor at McKinsey and Company. Between 2004 and 2009, he served as Energy Minister,…

Martin Paech, COO at ACN Europe and expert in telecommunications to speak at the Gala Cocktail and the Sustainable innovation and technology panel

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It is our pleasure to announce that Martin Paech, Chief Operating Officer at ACN Europe (Holland), will address the latest trends in the global telecommunications sector. He will also present…

Presenting Professor Vlado Dimovski as a speaker at the Macedonia 2025 Summit 2016

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It is our great pleasure to announce Professor Vlado Dimovski as a speaker at the Macedonia 2025 Summit 2016.  Professor Dimovski is a professor of management and organizational theory at…

Riccardo Monti, President of multinational firm Italferr and former Chairman of Italian Trade Promotion Agency (ICE), speaking on economic growth

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It is our great pleasure to announce Riccardo Maria Monti, President of multinational engineering firm Italferr, as a speaker at the MK2025 Summit. Mr Monti will talk on key metrics…

Introducing Mr. Boris Manev – Manager Environmental Affairs EMEAR at Epson Europe,Holland as MK2025 Summit Speaker

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The Macedonia2025 Summit Team is confirming new Summit speakers daily, all experts in their field. Today it is our great pleasure to announce Boris Manev, Manager Environmental Affairs EMEAR at Epson…

Karina Barnholt Klepper, Senior Adviser, Nordic Energy Research, and MK2025 Summit Speaker

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Dr. Klepper is a senior adviser at Nordic Energy Research. She works with administration of research programmes within renewable energy in the Nordic countries and in the EU. She also works…

Andrej Babache, Director, Mid Europa, London, and MK2025 Summit Speaker: Appealing sectors to investors in South Eastern Europe

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It is our pleasure to announce Andrej Babache as a speaker at the MK20205 Summit. Mr Babache is a Director of Mid Europa, London. Mid Europa is a private-equity fund…

Dr. Guruduth Banavar, PhD, Chief Science Officer and Vice President, IBM Research, USA, and Keynote Speaker at the Macedonia2025 Summit

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Dr Guruduth Banavar is the Keynote speaker at the Macedonia2025 Summit in Skopje and will be speaking on changing the world with technology innovation. He is currently Chief Science Officer…

Michael Mizrahi – Serial entrepreneur on a mission to bring Jersusalem to the top of the entrepreneurial world

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Michael Mizrahi is the Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development at Azrieli College of Engineering – Jerusalem. Mr Mizrahi is a serial entrepreneur and a visionary whose goal is to…

Official Invite for the Macedonia2025 Summit

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  Dear friends of Macedonia2025, How hard is it to imagine a future in which humans have added few extra decades to their lives, where energy flows into homes and…