Our mission

Education is the key element of our future. In the 21st century, the ability to adapt to change will be one of the most important skills. Our mission is to develop digital skills and promote better use of modern technology in various areas of life.
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What are we doing

APEL was established in 2001 as a civic association, which supports the use of information and communication technologies in addressing societal challenges on a non-commercial basis and in the public interest, especially in the field of public administration, education, and health. The research activities are financed by the association from both public and private sources. The strong point of the association is the multidisciplinary nature of the activities, which, however, are connected mainly by the use of ICT.


The Effective Slovakia project shows the first outputs

Does the Banská Bystrica region manage the allocated funds effectively? Does the Košice Region spend too much money on road management compared to their actual quality? How does the Nitra Region approach environmental protection in its territory? To what extent and how effectively does the Žilina Region affect the educational level of its inhabitants? What is the budget balance of the Prešov Region over the past decade? What can the Trenčín region do to increase road safety in its administration? Compared to other regions, does the Trnava region spend sufficient resources in the field of education?
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ITAPA announces the ITAPA Award 2020! We are looking for projects for the IT hall of fame

ITAPA is announcing the 19th year of the prestigious ITAPA Award 2020, which is an annual part of the ITAPA International Congress. The application deadline is October 1, 2020. This year the congress will run for three days (November 9-11, 2020), with the first day dedicated to smart industry and digital healthcare, the second day to eGovernment, digitalization and finance, and the last day, the topics of cyber security will be discussed.
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Project AIM

The ontological map of open data, which analyzes data sources in order to identify logical objects in texts, such as a chemical substance or a genetic mutation.

PC Maturita

Training of high school students in the field of computer literacy.

ITAPA Events

The largest Slovak IT conference connects the worlds of IT, industry, and public administration.


Do you want to work with us? Are you a non-profit organization that wants to collaborate on a project in the field of information technology, education or health? Are you interested in one of our existing projects and want to join it?