The Institute for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Technology (INSAIT) has been launched in Sofia

The Institute for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Technology (INSAIT) has been launched in Sofia The Institute for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Technology (INSAIT) has been launched in Sofia. INSAIT is a new Bulgarian Institute established in partnership with ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne. INSAIT aims to become a leading international scientific institute for […]

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Plovdiv is the second IT&BPO center in Bulgaria

Plovdiv is the second IT and BPO center in Bulgaria in terms of both number of companies and employees, which exceed 7,000. Given the trends, this number is expected to increase by nearly 5,000 people in the coming years. The Outsourcing sector is one of the fastest growing in Bulgaria and the pandemic not only […]

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Bulgarian entrepreneurs start a unique production for the European Union

The new company PPS Manufacturing will start production of the highest class nitrile medical gloves in Plovdiv.¬†The investment of BGN 15 million is made with the support of EU financial instruments managed in our country and is initiated by Bulgarian entrepreneurs in unison with the processes of reorganization and transformation of the local economy in […]

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BAS presents latest generation technology for transfer of scientific achievements in business

The Central Laboratory for Applied Physics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Plovdiv demonstrated modern equipment of a new generation, which expands its scientific activity and helps dozens of companies to transfer scientific achievements. The team participates in several EU research programs and has already invested over BGN 2.5 million in new equipment and […]

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MaxCom becomes the leading e-bike manufacturer in the EU after new investment with Austrian giant

Plovdiv-based bicycle manufacturer MaxCom has announced the construction of a new plant in partnership with Austrian giant Pierer Group, a leading manufacturer of motorcycles ‚Äď part of which are KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas. This investment will put the Bulgarian manufacturer at the forefront of the niche for the production of electric bicycles in the EU. […]

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Science for Business Forum Makes a Comeback ‚Äď Exciting Bulgarian Projects Premiered Online

The most interesting projects developed at the Bulgarian¬†Academy of Sciences, ready to give a start to a successful business were presented at the¬†Science for Business¬†forum. For the first time, the Bulgarian vaccine against COVID-19, PCR test kits, a device for dry-mist¬†air disinfection, bioceramics based on a space technology and many others were introduced. One of […]

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Bulgarian Government approves AI Development Concept

The government has approved the Concept for the Development of¬†Artificial Intelligence¬†in¬†Bulgaria¬†by 2030. The concept provides for systems, applications and services based on¬†artificial intelligence¬†technologies to support the development of education, public services, agriculture, health and the environment. These are the sectors identified as priority in the concept, explained the Minister of Transport and Information Technology Rossen […]

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Sofia’s pilot project is published on the European Commission’s PolicyCLOUD Program Website

Sofia team is working on a pilot for the use of the European cloud infrastructure by the public administration and the pilot project for Sofia is already on the European Commission‚Äôs PolicyCLOUD program website. With the participation in the project, Sofia Municipality will be able to perform simulations, tests and analysis of potential policies, using […]

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Science for Business: Innovations are here

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) and the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) join forces for the first event of its kind which will present the latest innovative developments of the Academy, ready to turn into a successful business. The event, entitled¬†Science for Business, aims to show to Bulgarian business circles that […]

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Sofia ranks top in European Cities and Regions of the Future 2020/2021 report by fDi Intelligence

It‚Äôs now official: Sofia is in the top 3 in two categories and in the top 10 in three other categories in the¬†European Cities and Regions of the Future 2020/2021¬†ranking by fDi Intelligence: 3rd in the category European City of the Future 2020/21 ‚Äď Foreign Direct Investment Strategy 3rd in the category European City of […]

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