About Us


Foundation European Software Institute Center Eastern Europe (ESI CEE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to applied research and services that benefit the ICT industry. We collaborate with leading enterprises and SMEs in ICT, finance, and processing industries.

Our Mission

To empower the ICT industry in Eastern Europe and foster the development of the Information Society and Knowledge Economy by enhancing their

Our Vision

To become a regional center of excellence for information security, software process improvement, and IT service quality in Eastern Europe.

How We Help You

ESI CEE supports ICT-intensive organizations in achieving competitive advantages through agility, process management, and cybersecurity. We offer a range of services, including:

  • Applied research
  • Awareness & training
  • Coaching
  • Appraisals

Our Expertise

We specialize in critical areas like:

  • Cyber resilience (RMM, OWASP)
  • Agile development (Lean Kanban, Scrum)
  • Process management (CMMI, Balanced Scorecards, MBO)

Strong Partnerships

ESI CEE fosters valuable partnerships with leading organizations in ICT, including:

  • Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University – Providing accredited services in RMM, PSP, and TSP.
  • ICT Skills Workshop under European Committee for Standardization (CEN) – Contributing to future ICT standards in the EU.
  • CMMI Institute – Delivering official CMMI product suite services.

Learn More & Contact us

Visit Partnership to explore our partnerships and services in more detail.

Contact Information

We’re ready to help your business thrive!

ESI CEE Project Management Office

111-G “Tsarigradsko Shosse” Blvd., Sofia Tech Park

Bldg. “Lab Complex”, Floor 1, Cybersecurity Lab

1784 Sofia, Bulgaria

(+359) 2 489 9740


Location: N 42.6679409, E 23.3743846

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