Two Bulgarian AI Companies With New Growth Opportunities
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Current Funding Opportunities

An Entrepreneurship Fostering Procedure with a Total Budget of BGN 67 Mln Has Been Announced

The procedure for submitting project proposals under the “Innovation and Competitiveness” 2014-2020 Operational Program is now open. BG16RFOP002-2.024 “Promotion of Entrepreneurship” grants a total amount of BGN 67 227 768.06 under the procedure. The funds will be used for the establishment and development of new start-up companies and the market realization of their products. The minimum amount of the requested grant is BGN 50 000 and the maximum totals BGN 200 000, with a maximum intensity of the funding of 80%.

The grant procedure is implemented with the financial support of the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. Applications shall be submitted only electronically with a valid Qualified Electronic Signature (QES) through the E-application module at All documents related to the terms of application and the implementation of the activities are available on the website of the operational program at

The procedure has two deadlines for submission of project proposals: by 16:30 on 05.09.2018 and by 16:30 on 07.11.2018. Feel free to ask questions by email at