Learn why Serbia is the European hub of talent and new ideas
Creative industries are one of Serbia’s youngest, yet fastest-growing economic sectors. The largest potential lies in audio-visual content production, as well as gaming and visual effects. On top of many privately-owned spaces for communal work and creative collaboration, Belgrade is set to open the doors of another meeting place for new ideas and emerging talents – the multifunctional creativity and innovation center. Lozionica.
Film and Visual Effects
Serbia has one of the most competitive tax incentive programs for audio-visual content production – a 25% rebate for movies and 20% for commercials.
In the last two years, three most successful gaming companies were acquired by foreign investors, thus bringing the global giants Epic games, Playrix, and Take-Two Interactive Software to the Serbian market.
Startup Genome’s 2020 report recognizes blockchain as the fastest-growing branch of the country’s startup ecosystem, and places Serbia in top five countries globally when it comes to the number of blockchain engineers.
Serbia features four science technology parks and a developed system of competitive financing for innovative and scientific research programmes through the Serbia Innovation Fund and the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia.