Bulgaria - Business Development, Innovation and SMEs

There are currently no open calls. The next call is expected in October/November 2019.

About the Programme

Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Bulgaria is a business development programme aiming to increase value creation and sustainable growth in Bulgarian business sector. The Programme is part of Norway Grants 2014-2021 financial mechanism meant to contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to strengthen the bilateral relations between Norway and the Beneficiary States.

For updated information about the Programme, we encourage you to check this website regularly. Further inquiries can be made at the Programme email address: bg.business@innovationnorway.no.

Results: First Call

The First Call for project proposals of the Welfare Technology focus area was concluded on 21 March 2019.

23 applications were received by the closing date of the call. The total grant amount applied for is 2 times bigger than the available funding, i.e. approximately EUR 11 million. Project applications from all 6 NUTS2 regions in Bulgaria have been submitted.

12 applications are deemed to be eligible and will be further assessed by the Fund Operator.

 All applicants will receive in writing information about the eligibility of their application and the further process.

Important note: The Fund Operator will not return the submitted project applications to the companies and the personal information will be processed in line with the respective EU GDPR regulations and internal rules of Innovation Norway.