Central and Eastern Europe: Technology and Innovation

Central and eastern European countries want to refocus their economies around knowledge-based industries. Ambitious projects in flying cars and cryptography are taking off, but is the infrastructure in place to turn the region into a technology hub?

Talented coders are easy to find but R&D spending is still low

Skopje seeks software jobs for youth who have hit headlines with fake news

Slovakia, dubbed the ‘Detroit of Europe’, also hopes to pioneer Hyperloop transport

Flying cars, cyber security and mobile apps are winning global recognition

Entrepreneurs are worried it will become hard to do business in the UK

Fierce competition means lenders vie with each other on tech innovations

Secure phone call provider nearly fell foul of government anti-terror rules