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The science and technology park is establishing with the financial support of Operational program “Competitiveness”, co-financed by the European Union trough the European Regional Development Fund and the national budget of Republic of Bulgaria.

The main goal of the project is to attract and support innovative ideas and projects, which can lead to the creation of innovative products, processes and services, stimulating sectors of the economy with a high added value and lead to an improvement of the competitiveness of the economy and the generation of additional employment

The project is directed towards the further development of the existent pro-innovation environment in Bulgaria, which encompasses all aspects of scientific research, technological development and innovation and which will help identify, encourage and develop innovative ideas and projects. The goal is to strengthen the competitiveness of science and entrepreneurship in Bulgaria by improving the knowledge exchange between academia and business, supporting startup companies and innovative ideas and catalyzing the process of research commercialization..

The project for the establishing of the Science and Technology Park is implemented in 2 phases:

The first grant agreement № BG161PO003-1.2.05-0001-C0001 “Science and technology park” with implementation period 10.01.2013 – 31.12.2015 is funded by Operational Program "Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy" 2007-2013.

The value of the project is 80 867 025.63 BGN. The grant is 80 443 325,23 BGN, of which 68 376 826,45 BGN European funding and 12 066 498,78 BGN national funding. The beneficiary 's financial contribution is 423 700.40 BGN.

The second phase of the project is implementing under a grant contract “Science and Technology Park – phase 2” under the Operational Program “Innovation and Competitiveness” 2014-2020. The start date of the project is 11.04.2017 and the deadline is 11.04.2019.

The value of the project is 12 317 649.62 BGN. The grant is 12 273 495,25 BGN, of which 10 432 470,97 BGN European funding and 1 841 024,29 BGN national funding. The beneficiary 's financial contribution is 44 154.37 BGN.