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IT Market in Belarus

Belarus proclaimed its independence in 1991 and since then, has managed to preserve its most prominent production and technological infrastructure, educational establishments, and qualified specialists. Nowadays, Belarus is known as an Eastern European software outsourcing region with a primary focus on the IT sector and comfortable economical and legal environment for businesses.

That's why Belarus is an ideal place for software development companies in Europe, where local businesses successfully compete with international research and development centers.

IT Market
Capacity
80K IT Market
Capacity
IT Graduates
Annually
16K
Hi-Tech Park
Residents
685+
English Speaking
Engineers
95%
IT
Universities
55

Minsk, Belarus

SCAND headquarters and the software development center are located in Minsk. The city is a top-notch industrial, technological, and economic hub that became home for successful software development outsourcing in Europe. Also, it hosts supreme Belarusian universities that prepare talented IT-engineers. The Belarusian Hi-Tech Park is located in Minsk, and SCAND has been among its top 20 residents since we became an HTP member.

Travel to Belarus

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Why Outsourse to Belarus?

Geographical Proximity

Located in the center of Europe, Belarus is just a few hours flight from any Western European city like London, Oslo, Berlin or other. Also, Belarus is open for no-visa entry and up to 10-day stay for the citizens of around 80 countries.

Qualified IT Specialists

Belarus accumulates over 40 thousand developers, 90% of whom have at least one industry-specific university degree. The country has 55 universities that major in computer science, physics, and mathematics.

Cost Reduction

It brings significant cost savings, up to 60-70% lower costs compared to the customer local costs. Due to the absence of extra expenses on IT and infrastructure, office and training the total cost of ownership is reduced.

Good Command of English

Most software developers in Belarus are fluent in English. Although commonly they do not sound like native speakers, the accent is clear and easily understandable.

Governmental Support

Belarus software companies get substantial legislative, taxation, operation and R&D support from the government if they are a member of Hi-Tech Park.

Certified Processes

SCAND has been certified according to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security management standards.

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