Innovation Norway just launched the Call for Travel Support under the new Programme “Business Development, Innovation and SMEs”, Bulgaria. The objective of the Travel Support is to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between Norway and Bulgaria with the intent to participate in the upcoming call(s) under the Programme. Travel grants up to EUR 1’000 are available to private businesses from Bulgaria and Norway. For more information about the Call, please visit http://investsofia.com/en/innovation-norway-launches-a-call-for-travel-support
The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Ministry for European Integration of the Republic of Serbia opened the second Call for project proposals under the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria – Serbia 2014-2020, co-funded by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance II (IPA II) of EU.
The total budget of the Call for project proposals is in the amount of EUR 12 121 602.
The program will fund projects in one of the following areas – Sustainable Tourism, Youths and Environment.
All conditions and the full package of application documents can be found here: http://www.infobusiness.bcci.bg/project-223-1-18.html
The procedure “Support for resource efficiency pilot and demonstration initiatives” under the Innovation and Competitiveness Operational Program 2014-2020 is now open. The program aims at increasing the resource efficiency of enterprises through development and implementation of technological solutions and methods that are pilot for Bulgaria and are product or production innovation. Eligible applicants are micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises with a minimum of three financial years closed before the date of announcement of the procedure that have earned a minimum income of BGN 120 000.
The minimum amount of funding is BGN 200 000 and the maximum depends on the size of the enterprise. The total budget for the procedure is BGN 71 644 656. The procedure allows both individual applications and application in partnership with another company. The deadline for application is April 23.
Don’t forget that you can use the services of Enterprise Europe Network at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) to find foreign partners through the business offer database. The services of the organization are free of charge and target all small and medium-sized enterprises. The offers are available here.