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 – 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 – 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’s 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 to apply for “100 Intelligent Cities Challenge” Programme

After the success of the Digital Cities Challenge (DCC), the European Commission will launch the follow up project, the 100 Intelligent Cities Challenge, to involve more cities and bigger scope. Being a part of the existing DCC network of cities, Sofia was invited to apply for the successor initiative. The call is open for other Bulgarian […]

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Cooperation between Bulgaria and Japan is developing dynamically

Tsvetan Simeonov, President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the members of the Board of Directors of BCCI Konstantin Glavanakov and Stanislav Novakov, took part in a meeting aiming to promote investment cooperation with Japan. The event hosted by the Bulgarian Head of State Rumen Radev was attended by representatives of some […]

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A young scientist at IEES-BAS is the winner of the “Entrepreneur in Science 2020” competition

Assist. Prof. Iliyan Popov, PhD from the Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems (IEES-BAS) is one of the two winners of this year’s “Entrepreneurs in Science” competition organized by Karoll Knowledge Foundation. The award ceremony took place on 23 January 2020 in the building of Karoll Knowledge Foundation. The project “Oxymet – an environmentally friendly […]

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