Students from the University of National and World Economy – UNWE once again visited Sofia Tech Park as part of the university’s partnership with the science and technology park. The young visitors from the specialty “Economics of Defence and Security” got to know closely the concept, mission and goals of the Park, as well as the projects and activities aimed at strengthening the synergy between business and the research community in order to create innovative goods and services. They were also introduced to the opportunities that Sofia Tech Park provides to start-up, small and medium-sized companies in the field of science and technology.
The students also learned about the services offered to academic teams and businesses by the Bulgarian Petascale supercomputer Discoverer, which is part of the European network of high-performance machines EuroHPC JU. The machine is in the TOP 500 – the world expert ranking of the most powerful supercomputing systems.
During the meeting, the students were also introduced to thework and projects of the Micro Nano Lab (Minolab) of the Science and Technology Park, whose goal is to create, maintain and develop an environment for applied and innovative research, testing, analysis, design and prototyping in the field of printed circuit boards, micro- and nanoelectronics with a focus in applications related to electromagnetic compatibility, RFID, MEMS and biomedical applications. The main objective of the lab is to solve problems and challenges arising from applications in electronics, microelectronics and nanoelectronics, developing high-tech and affordable design, modeling and testing methods and tools.
The meeting was part of Sofia Tech Park’s series of activities that aim to introduce and engage young people to the topic of innovation, technology and their importance in everyday life.
The visit is organized under the project BG05SFOP001-4.007-0024-C01 “Ensuring the effective functioning of the Regional Information Centre Sofia-city and Sofia-region for the period 2022-2023”, funded by the Operational Program “Good Governance”, co-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund”.