The Regional Information Center – Varna and Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) invite you to participate in the “Active Business” Seminar. The seminar will held on 29 and 30 June 2017 at Interhotel “Cherno More”, 33 Slivnitsa Blvd, Varna

During the event, VEDA will present the results from the Fit4BusinessGrowth (F4BG) project as well as Team Mate 3600 project, both supported by the UK National Agency of the Erasmus + Programme. In addition, the Head of Regional Office of Ministry of Economy will present opportunities for SMEs under the OP “Innovation and Competitiveness” and OP “Small and Medium Enterprises Initiative”. The NETWORLD project, supported by the Danube Transnational Programme will be presented too.

We will appreciate if you could confirm your participation until 23.06.2017 / Friday / to the following e-mail address:

Participation in the seminar is free of charge.

The Venue
Interhotel “Cherno More” at 33 Slivnitsa Blvd, Varna


1st Day – 29.06.2017 (Thursday)
14:00 – 14:20 Registration of participants
14:20 – 14:30 Official Opening
Greetings to participants from:
Mr. Georgi Nedev – Mayor of the Odessos District at Varna Municipality,
Mr. Metodi Nikolov – Chairman of the Management Board of AIR Varna
Ms.Victoria Marinova-Nikolova – Manager of the Regional Information Center – Varna
14:30 – 15:50 Presentation of programs and projects for boosting the competitiveness and growth of the businesses with support from the European Union Structural Funds:

  • Procedures for supporting SMEs under the OP “Innovation and Competitiveness”
  • OP “Initiative for SMEs”

Mr. Vladimir Bobev – Head of the „Regional Sector Varna” at the Managing Body of OP ”Innovation and competitiveness”, Ministry of Economy – Sofia.

15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 – 17:10 Presentation of project Fit4BusinessGrowth (F4BG) and the F4BG Model for SMEs – oriented towards growth, realized with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme
Ms.Todorka Dimitrova – VEDA Director
17:10 – 17:30 Q&A Session


2nd Day – 30.06.2017 (Friday)
09:45 – 10:00 Registration of participants
10:00 – 10:40 Key Points of Call 2017 “Erasmus + “Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices(K-2)
Representative of the Center for Human Resource Development – Erasmus + National Agency
10:40 – 12:00 Presentation of projects, realized in Varna region under the European programs:

  • Project TeamMate 360 , supported by the Erasmus + National Agency of UK
  • Project with acronym NETWORLD supported by Danube Transnational Programme

Ms.Todorka Dimitrova – VEDA Director


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