On 27 of April 2017, the Ministry of Economy held an information event to promote the Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 (OPIC). The organizer of the event is the Knowledgeable Society Foundation, and the contracting authority is the Managing Authority of OPIC - General Directorate "European Funds for Competitiveness". It took place at the University of finance, business and entrepreneurship (VUZF) with the kind support of the Rector and the academic community. The event was attended by representatives of project beneficiaries, business and academic community. The event was opened by Teodor Sedlarski, Minister of Economy and Prof. Gregory Vazov, Rector of VUZF.
Ivelina Peneva, Chief Directorate of the European Funds for Competitiveness Directorate at the Ministry of Economy, presented to the audience the opportunities for funding under the Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 and the Indicative Annual Work Programme for 2017 as well as the project for Guidelines for Application under the procedure "Development of Innovations by Existing Enterprises".
The event was also visited by Kalin Marinov: Deputy Chief Director at General Directorate of European Funds for Competitiveness at the Ministry of Economy, Kamen Slavov: Head of "Financial Instruments" Unit, Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria EAD, and Assoc. Prof. Evgeni Evgeniev, Deputy Rector of VUZF, who made a presentation of the university and the newly introduced specialty, focused on innovation and technological commercialization.
The event was attended by an increased student interest in the University of finance, business and entrepreneurship (VUZF)
For more information, please visit the Information Event page: http://ksfoundation.eu/oppic-event-27-04-2017/
Workshop with partners representatives of Knowledgeable society foundation - UNIVERSITY OF CHEMICAL TECHNLOGY AND METALLURGY, UNIVERSITY OF MINING AND GEOLOGY "ST. IVAN RILSKI", UNIVERSITY OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE “LYUBEN KARAVELOV”, INSTITUTE OF MINERALOGY AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHY “Acad. IVAN KOSTOV”, GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE “STRASHIMIR DIMITROV”, which took place in Sofia on 23rd of November 2016
10 Ноември, 2016
Knowledgeable society foundation participated as partner in two project proposals under Operational programme Science and education for smart growth. Both proposals are under Priority Axis Education and Lifelong Learning - Support for the Development of PhD students, Post-doctoral Students and Young Scientists" - Phase 1.
In one of the projects the leading organization is the Institute of Soil Science "Nikolay Pushkarov" which is part of the structure of Agricultural Academy. The project is "Interdisciplinary training for sustainable soils and waters management, and control of plants health" and will be implemented in 23 months.
In the second proposal KSF participated as partner of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy – Sofia, in the project "Motivation for future career development of PhD students and young scientists in the field of technical construction-engineering science", which will be implemented 24 months after its approval.
Team member of Knowledgeable society foundation Raina Dushkova participated in the National science conference "The media of 21st century." Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" hosted the scientific forum and for the second time gather university profesors, young researchers and PhD students, students, journalists and PR specialists who in two days reported, exchanged experiences and discussed the current scientific problems related to media and journalism, politics, marketing, advertising, PR.