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Seed/Acceleration and Start-up Fund to support Bulgarian start-ups and early-stage SMEs

31-01-2017
FMFIB is rolling out market test on the indicative terms of its EUR 55 mln Seed/Acceleration and Start-up Fund (SASF).

48% of the projects approved for supporting the introduction of innovations in the enterprises are with planned place of implementation in the Northwest planning region

20-01-2017
„48% of the approved projects for supporting the introduction of innovations in the enterprises are with planned place of implementation in the Northwest planning region“. This was marked by Ivelina Peneva, Director General of "European Funds for Co

The MA of OPIC 2014-2020 announces procedure of selection of projects BG16RFOP002-3.002 "Increasing energy efficiency in large enterprises"

18-01-2017
The MA of OPIC 2014-2020 announces procedure of selection of projects BG16RFOP002-3.002 "Increasing energy efficiency in large enterprises"

The contracts under the procedure "Support for the introduction of innovation in enterprises" of OP "Innovation and Competitiveness" will be officially awarded

17-01-2017
The contracts under the procedure BG16RFOP002-1.001 „Support for the introduction of innovation in enterprises" of OP "Innovation and Competitiveness“ 2014-2020 (OPIC) will be officially awarded.

Information days for presenting grant procedure „Development of clusters in Bulgaria" start under OP “Innovation and competitiveness” 2014-2020

04-01-2017
Directorate General "European Funds for Competitiveness", as Managing Authority of Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020, organizes an information campaign presenting the procedure „Development of clusters in Bulgaria“ under OP

Call for Expression of Interest № JER-009/8 for selecting financial intermediaries under instrument „Early stage fund with an acceleration compartment“

16-12-2016
A Call for Expression of Interest № JER-009/8 for selecting financial intermediaries under instrument „Early stage fund with an acceleration compartment“ was published by the European Investment Fund.

MA of OPIC 2014-2020 ANNOUNCES a procedure for selection of projects: BG16RFOP002-2.009 „Development of clusters in Bulgaria“

12-12-2016
Directorate General "European Funds for Competitiveness" - Managing Authority of Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 ANNOUNCES a procedure for selection of projects: BG16RFOP002-2.009 „Development of clusters in Bulgaria“

A market consultations on a financial instrument "Fund for Technology Transfer" was launched

09-12-2016
„Fund manager of financial instruments in Bulgaria“ SSC (FMFIB SSC) has launched a market consultations in connection with the financial instrument "Fund for Technology Transfer"

With a budget of € 15 million OP "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 finances 16 multi-fund local development strategies

30-11-2016
Today, November 30, 2016, at an official ceremony in the Granite Hall of the Council of Ministers, were awarded arrangements for the execution of multi-local development strategies.

The third official meeting of the Monitoring Committee of Operational Programme “Innovation and competitiveness” 2014-2020 and of Operational Programme "SME Initiative" 2014-2020 was held

25-11-2016
On 24th of November 2016, in “Pravets” hall of Riu Prevets Hotel, Pravets, the third official meeting of the Monitoring Committee of Operational Programme “Innovation and competitiveness” 2014-2020 (OPIC) and of Operational Programme "SME Initiative" 2014

EUR 385 million for Bulgarian SMEs as EIF signs first SME Initiative agreements with five commercial banks

21-11-2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF), part of the European Investment Bank Group, has signed the first SME Initiative guarantee transactions in Bulgaria, with the following commercial banks: United Bulgarian Bank, Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria, UniCredit Bulbank,

The MA of OPIC informs all applicants, that with State Gazette (SG) No 76/30.09.2016 a CMD №243/30.09.2016 is promulgated

17-10-2016
The MA of OPIC informs all applicants, that with State Gazette (SG) No 76/30.09.2016 a CMD №243/30.09.2016 is promulgated

The Managing Authority of Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 published for public consultation a draft of Indicative Annual Working Programme for 2017

30-09-2016
The Managing Authority of Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 published for public consultation a draft of Indicative Annual Working Programme for 2017

The MA of OPIC publishes guides concerning the advance performance of activities before concluding of grant contracts

12-09-2016
Given the opportunity to start implementation activities of project proposals submitted before signing a grants contract, provided in the Act for Management of funds from the European Structural and Investment Funds

The first 202 grant contracts under Operational Programme „Innovations and Competitiveness” 2014-2020 will be signed until Christmas

04-05-2016
The first 202 grant contracts under Operational Programme „Innovations and Competitiveness” (OPIC) 2014-2020 will be signed until Christmas. This was announced by the Minister of Economy, Bozhidar Lukarski on a press-conference, which presented the result

The first 202 grant contracts under Operational Programme „Innovations and Competitiveness” 2014-2020 will be signed until Christmas

15-04-2016
The first 202 grant contracts under Operational Programme „Innovations and Competitiveness” (OPIC) 2014-2020 will be signed until Christmas. This was announced by the Minister of Economy, Bozhidar Lukarski on a press-conference, which presented the result

Minister Lukarski handed the first contracts under OP "Competitiveness and Innovation"

05-01-2016
"The contracts awarded today are an expression of the commitment made by the government to support the Bulgarian business. They will provide financial resource for more than 200 small and medium-sized enterprises, which will help businesses to renew their