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South East European ‘Smart Cities’ Conference

Mussala Hall, IEC

6 April 2016, Sofia

    Part I

Nikolay Galabov - Moderator
    Challenges to the Architectural Future of the Cities:

     10.00 – 10.15

    11- 13.00

Green Innovation Business Opportunities - Innovation Norway Panel:
Venceslava Yanchovska - Moderator

   11:00 – 11:15   Opening remarks

  • Ms. Carina Ekornes - Deputy Head of Mission, Royal Norwegian Embassy
  • Ms. Malina Kroumova - Director, Central Coordination Unit Directorate

   11:15 – 11:30   Greening of the Bulgarian business – main results of the Green Industry
Innovation Programme Bulgaria
Ms. Anne Lise Rognlidalen, Programme - Manager, Innovation Norway

   11:30 – 12:00   Why clustering?

  • The Norwegian policy on innovative business clusters
    Mr. Olav Bardalen, Senior Advisor, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Innovation Clusters
  • Promotion of entrepreneurship and development of clusters in Bulgaria
    Mr. Kalin Marinov, Deputy Director, Directorate General European Funds for Competitiveness, Ministry of Economy, Bulgaria

   12:00 – 12:30   Working for successful entrepreneurs and enterprises with a capacity for growth
Mr. Todor Tonev, Chairman, Black Sea Energy Cluster /NCE Smart Energy Cluster  
Mr. Nikolay Minkov, Executive director, Industrial Cluster Srednogorie
Association of the Bulgarian clusters tbc

   12:30 – 12:45   Horizon 2020 for SME’s
Mr. Magnar Ødelien, Senior Advisor Innovation Norway 
   12:45 – 13:00   Q&A

    Part II
    Goran Milanov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association - Moderator

     13.45 – 14.05

   Part III
   15.15 – 15.35

    Ralph Gambetta - moderator















Exhibitions & Conferences

Waste Management & Recycling

Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

CleanExBg - Cleaning & Hygiene

Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association

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