Project fact sheet

Projects key information

Duration: 18.10.2016 - 17.01.2018 (15 months)

Priority axis: Competitiveness

Specific objective: 3.1 Improving the competitiveness of regional businesses

Total budget: 113.827,22 EUR

Project partners:

Leader Partner: Association Business Information and Consulting Center – Sandanski (R.Bulgaria)

Project partner: Association Center for development and promotion PROMO IDEA- Strumica (R.Macedonia)

Target groups

  • Small and medium enterprises from the target cross-border region;
  • Companies with successful examples in innovation;
  • SMEs from industries that contribute to increasing the gross domestic product (GDP);
  • Business support organizations, business associations, associations, business clusters that promote innovation in SMEs;
  • Centers and institutions for research and development;
  • Academic community - as a center of knowledge, which carries out scientific research activities and develop innovations;
  • Regional and local authorities.

Final Beneficiaries

  • Population of South-East planning region, MK with its 10 municipalities
  • Population of District of Blagoevgrad, BG with its 14 municipalities;