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Bulgaria - Innovation and competitiveness

The Operational programme Innovation and competitiveness 2014-2020 are part of the implementation of the EU structural and investment funds in Bulgaria under the objectives for Growth and Jobs.

This project addresses Priority Axis 1: Technological development and Innovation, Investment Priority 1.1.Technological development and innovation, Specific Objective 1.1: Increased innovation activity of enterprises of OPIC 2014-2020. Specific Objective 1.1 of OPIC aims at directly contributing to the promotion of innovation activity of enterprises in the thematic areas identified in RIS3, among which are industries for a healthy life and biotechnology (including food):

  • a) fostering the partnership between innovative enterprises and academia;
  • b) introducing specific measures for support of innovation activities in enterprises;
  • c) further development of existing or introducing new financial instruments for funding innovation activities;
  • d) support for research and innovation infrastructure for business needs;
  • e) internationalization of innovation process;
  • f) popularisation of good practices of innovation activities.

Activities in support of SO 1.1 will lead to increased innovation activity of Bulgarian enterprises in the food chain by creating the necessary innovation environment and infrastructure for the development of innovation; stimulating R&D activities and innovation in and for enterprises, incl. through cooperation between enterprises or between enterprises and research institutes and universities.

Which partners are working on this?

  • Euro Perspectives Foundation
  • University of Food Technologies

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