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of the Sofia Municipal Council to work for the sustainable development of the capital.

Three Nominated Best European Practices from Sofia

IMG 1289 IBAt the interregional seminar under the InnoBridge project, held in Evora, Portugal, on 12-14 December 2016, the partners from the Office of the Regional Government of Lower Austria (Austria), Universities and Higher Education Foundation of Castilla y León (Spain), Autonomous Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol (Italy), Pannon Novum West­ Transdanubian Regional Innovation Non­profit Ltd. (Hungary), Council of Tampere Region (Finland), Regional Development Agency of Alentejo (Portugal), Applied Research and Communications Fund (Bulgaria) and Marshal Office of the Malopolska Region (Poland) nominated three existing instruments for promoting innovation as best European practices. Sofia Development Association (Bulgaria), partner under the project, presented the Public-Private Fund for Innovations in Culture and the innovative support of Sofia Municipality for marketing and communications of cultural events of facilities for outdoor advertising and in the social networks. The partners also named as a good practice from Sofia the annual competition for innovative companies under the auspices of the head of state.

The InnoBridge project is funded by INTERREG EUROPE Programme and aims at promoting innovation and fostering competitiveness of the participating regions, as well as improving regional development policies.

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