Connecting creative industries, technology and people
Nova Iskra is a pioneering creative hub in the Balkans, created with the idea to incite tangible connections between creative industries, technology and the people, with the goal to support critical thinking, nurture ideas, design organizations and develop businesses that are future-proof, while remaining sensible to the ever-changing present.
Nova Iskra creates SPACES, initiates COLLABORATIONS and designs EDUCATION programs for innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, activists, students, professionals, organizations and companies who are interested in taking an active role in shaping the way we will LIVE, LEARN and WORK in the future.
Shaping the future — together
Designing education for professions of tomorrow
Education programs developed by Nova Iskra offer a variety of learning experiences. Mentoring programs, webinars, intensive courses, study programs, creative camps, workshops, multidisciplinary working groups, peer-to-peer exchanges - they all aim to provide young professionals with the skill sets necessary in an increasingly fluid and shifting job market, as well as challenging economic and social circumstances, not only on the local but on the global level.
Nova Iskra is committed to empowering individuals and teams through education, one that expands our knowledge and experience, improves skills, and contributes to our overall personal improvement and development.
Nova Iskra creates programs, projects and collaborations inspired by a variety of topics, such as social innovation, green economy, sustainable business models, commons, responsible design, sustainable architecture, team culture, crowdfunding, the gaming industry, digital communication and fabrication, information technologies, biotechnology and many others.
Initiating collaborations, projects and creative models of businesses
Nova Iskra presents different approaches and methods, and hosts numerous designers, researchers, entrepreneurs, activists and innovators who are willing to share their stories, challenges, successes and practices to the wider community.
Creating spaces for a new generation of freelancers, startups and companies
In order to respond to the changing nature of work, Nova Iskra creates workspaces to respond to a global trend of transformation of working culture, which has become increasingly multidisciplinary, collaborative, flexible and open. These workspaces are providing unique experience for a new generation of freelancers, digital nomads, entrepreneurs, innovators, creative teams, small and medium enterprises. Unique interior design, spacious workstations, dedicated private offices, virtual office, meeting rooms, lounges and urban gardens are just some of the features of Nova Iskra Workspaces. They are perfect for public events, presentations, photo shoots, important meetings or community meetups and events.
Creating innovative solutions for competitive markets
Nova Iskra Studio helps companies, organizations, SMEs and startups to implement participatory approaches to innovation, while designing new products, services, experiences and organizational structures. Using design thinking processes and working with dedicated intradisciplinary teams, Nova Iskra Studio delivers creative solutions in the fields of branding, digital innovation and architecture, thus supporting organizations and businesses to become or stay innovative and competitive in a perpetually changing market.