Danka Sokolovic Milojkovic
Coordinator of BBS ClusNet, Director of Cluster House, Member of Global TCI Network B. of D.
Docent Dr Danka Sokolovic Milojkovic, a leading author of the Cluster House Model for cluster-based economic development and start-ups in the Balkans. Coordinator of the biggest cluster collaboration platform in the Balkan and Black Sea Region BBS ClusNet. Director of the Cluster House based in Nis, Southern Serbia since 2011. Member of the Global TCI Network Board of Directors responsible for cluster development in the SEE since 2014. Founder and co-chairman of the world famous brand name “DAYS OF CLUSTERS” conference gathering over 1500 economic development experts from 33 countries from 5 continents in the Balkans since 2010. Author and editor of the unique magazine for Balkan clusters named INFOCLUSTER.
Specialized in the local economic development at the ITC/ILO Torino and cluster development at the Danish Cluster Academy RegX in the framework of the Danish LEDIB Programme (2007-2012). Lecturer, coach and mentor in the field of strategic management and entrepreneurship, project management, international affairs and networking, marketing and promotion and cluster development.
Consultant for start-ups, SMEs and BSOs, cluster and incubation development, accounting and financial management. Research economist, lecturer, event manager and conference speaker. Author and project manager of numerous transnational and cross-borders cooperation projects supported by WB, EU, AfDB, and bilateral neighbourhood programs with Denmark, Czech Republic, Mexico, South Korea, Russia, India, Egypt and Balkan countries.
Winner of prestigious national awards in women entrepreneurship and initiation of clusters and cross-clusters networking in the Balkans. Published over 40 professional and scientific papers.