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5 agrifood companies to receive 5000 Euros from OPTIM Project for business digitalization

24th January 2024
Five agrifood companies from the Republic of Moldova were selected as winners in the Digital Evaluation Program of SMEs, implemented with the support of Switzerland and Helvetas through the OPTIM Project. Each will benefit from a co-financing of 5000 euros.

Latest trends and best practices in fruticulture: OPTIM Project and Moldova Fruct Association on study visit to Poland

19th January 2024
Between January 15-18, 2024, the Moldova Fruct Association with the support of Switzerland and Helvetas, through the OPTIM Project, organized a study visit to Poland, focused on technologies and ...

Strategies for the growth and digitalization of the nut industry in Moldova discussed at the Annual Nut Growers Forum

2nd January 2024
The development opportunities of the nut industry in Moldova were discussed at the Annual National Forum of Nut Growers. Organizers, together with OPTIM Project, supported by Switzerland and ...

Entrepreneurs in Moldova learn about the new Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and EFTA countries

22nd November 2023
More than 70 people, including entrepreneurs and export managers, take part in training sessions on the new Free Trade Agreement between Moldova and EFTA Countries. Sessions are organized by the ...

At the second working session within the "Digital Evaluation Program of SMEs" participants dived into the digitalization of the agrifood industry

26th October 2023
The digital evaluation process of the 10 agrifood companies in Moldova, which chose the path of innovation and digitization, continues. The second networking session was held at Bardar Bakery, one of ...

VitroHUB laboratory, opened with the support of OPTIM Project, was visited by the Minister of Agriculture of Moldova.

19th October 2023
The Minister of Agriculture, together with representatives of the academic environment, donors and entrepreneurs, discussed the opportunities for economic acceleration and support of the ...

START for the "Digital Evaluation Program of SMEs". Participants and organisers have met for the first session of the program.

14th September 2023
Recently, ATIC and OPTIM Project have organized the first networking session for the beneficiaries of the "Digital Evaluation Program of SMEs". There are 10 companies in Moldova, in particular, in ...

One Moldovan company launched a freelance website dedicated exclusively to Moldovan freelancers working in the creative industry

21st August 2023
Recently, a local company launched the first freelance platform for freelancers from the Republic of Moldova, dedicated primarily to those in the creative industry. Since its launch, more than 300 ...

10 Moldovan companies will evaluate and improve their digital readiness, guided by ICT mentors, through a program implemented by ATIC and OPTIM

4th August 2023
OPTIM Project and ATIC have signed a new collaboration agreement and launched a program for the development of SMEs in Moldova. Local companies can apply for free to the “Digital Evaluation Program ...

A new goal achieved: two young Moldovan farmers export fruits to new high-value markets, with OPTIM's support

28th July 2023
Two young fruit growers from the Republic of Moldova have established one of the most modernized cherry orchards in the country. Producing an average of 160 tons of cherries per season, EcoFarm Prod ...

OPTIM participates in the round table on the New Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) together with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry

20th July 2023
On July 11, 2023, over 70 members of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova (CCI) participated in discussions with the representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development ...

Digital transformation in Moldova. The available strategies and implementation in various industries

5th July 2023
On June 27, at the Europe Cafe in Chisinau, took place the event "Innovative strategies for global digitalization and their impact on businesses". It was organized by the Delegation of the European ...

OPTIM Project participated in and supported the most notorious event on digitalization and innovation in Moldova.

3rd July 2023
Being a project with a specific focus on digital transformation, OPTIM Project’s team has joined the Moldova Digital Summit, the most notorious event dedicated to digital transformation and ...

From home cook to entrepreneurship – how a young woman in Moldova developed her business idea with fruit pistil

26th May 2023
In Moldova, we are lucky to be able to enjoy fruits and vegetables in any season, especially if we can savor them either in the form of dried fruits, canned or paste. Combined according to taste and ...

The opportunities in agriculture offered by Optim Project presented at AgTech 2023 Conference

28th March 2023
The latest technologies and innovations in agriculture were presented at the AgTech 2023 Conference, which brought together more than 250 participants, including farmers, agronomists, investors, and ...