БСЦ МСП-Русе

Business Support Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises

o September 2018 – November 2019, INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2014-2020, project “RTD Giurgiu-Ruse - Sustaining Rural Tourism in the Giurgiu-Ruse Area Through its Cultural Heritage” with coordinator Eastern Danube Convention&Visitors Bureau Association (RO) and partner BSC SME – Ruse (BG), project total EUR 360,279.
o September 2018 – November 2019, INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2014-2020, project “TourDev Giurgiu-Ruse - The Joint Strategy for the Touristic Development of the Giurgiu-Ruse Area” with coordinator Triangulum Association (RO) and partner BSC SME – Ruse (BG), project total EUR 416,588.
o January 2018 – December 2018, Danube Strategy Project Fund, “Piloting of Danube and Ionian Youth Entrepreneurship Acceleration”, with Lead Partner BSC SME – Ruse and partners from Greece and Serbia. Overall objective is to enhance youth entrepreneurship and to showcase the path to successful funding for youth business projects.
o November 2017 – October 2019, Transnational Cooperation Programme Interreg Balkan‐Mediterranean 2014‐2020, “FOCUS - Strengthening competitiveness of agri-food SMEs through transnational Clusters”, with coordinator Region of Peloponnese (GR) and partners from Greece, Cyprus, Albania, and Bulgaria.
o April 2017 – April 2019, INTERREG V-A Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2014-2020, project “BG-RO E-GoverNet - Development of an information network to ease the cooperation between public authorities, NGOs, business and citizens in the cross-border region Bulgaria-Romania” with coordinator BSC SME – Ruse and partner Eastern Danube Convention & Visitors Bureau Association (RO), project total EUR 366,816.
o April 2015 – September 2015 – START – Danube Region Project Fund of the EUSDR, Project “Danube Competence Centres for Creativity and Entrepreneurship (Danube ENTRE)” with coordinator BSC SME – Ruse and partners Vienna Board of Education (AT), Budapest Enterprise Agency (HU), Czech Technical University in Prague (CZ), ORICUM (RO), and American Councils for International Education in Moldova (MD), project total EUR 38 145.
o April 2015 – December 2015 – START – Danube Region Project Fund of the EUSDR, Project “SIRA DANUBE (2) – Smart and Innovative Rural Areas - Connect Centres of Competences” with coordinator University of Hohenheim (DE) and partners Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (RO), University of Novi Sad (RS), BSC SME - Ruse (BG), University of Ljubljana (SL), and University of Szeged (HU), project total EUR 54 465.
o 2013 – 2014 – Priority area 8 Competitiveness of EUSDR project SIRA DANUBE (1): Competence Centres „Smart and Innovative Rural Areas“ – feasibility studies, implemented by partners and consultants from Germany, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Bulgaria and lead by the Eastern European Centre of the University of Hohenheim, Germany.
o 2013 – 2014 - CBC Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2007-2013, Project “Creation of a common cross-border portal for e-business – e-Business pages” with coordinator The Human Resources Development Agency, Ruse (BG) and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG) and Romanian Association for Technology Transfer and Innovation - AroTT (RO), project total 348 469,17 EUR.
o 2013 - 2014 - Call for Proposals ENT/CIP/12/D/N04S00, Specific Action "To promote eco-design by SME manufacturers", project "DanubePIE - Product Innovation through Eco-design in the Danube region" with coordinator Steinbeis Europa Zentrum (DE) and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG), Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (Timisoara, RO), Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency (HU), Technology Park Varazhdin (HR), and University of Novi Sad (RS), project total EUR 830 155.
o 2012 – 2015 - DG Enterprise and Industry call, project “REDI – when regions support entrepreneurs and designers to innovate” with coordinator APCI (Agence pour la Promotion de la Création Industrielle), Paris (FR) and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG), CCIB (Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Bretagne-ARIST), Rennes (FR), DZNRW (Design Zentrum NordRhein-Westfalen) Essen (DE) and LUT (Lappeenranta University of Technology-Lahti Living Lab) Lappeenranta, (FI), project total EUR 999829,71.
o 2012 – 2014 - South East Europe Programme, project “AGRO-START - Transnational network for SME support in the animal breeding and horticulture sector” with coordinator National Federation of Labour Union for Agriculture, Food, Tobacco and Related Areas and Services (RO) and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG), The Regional Development Agency of the South – East Development Region (RO), Centre for Research and Technology - Thessaly - Institute of Technology and Management of Agricultural Ecosystems (GR), Bulgarian Economic Forum (BG), Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia, Regional federation of farmers Puglia (IT), E.R.F.C. (European Regional Framework Co-operation) (GR), University of Molise (IT), Molise Region - Presidency - Regional advocacy, legal and juridical affairs and institutional relations (IT), Livestock Entrepreneurs Association of Albania and Federation of the Farmers in the Republic of Macedonia (FFRM), project total EUR 1 713 000.
o 2012 – 2013 – Danube Competence Centre call, project “Online Ecotourism Guide” with coordinator the BSC SME and partners the Human Resources Development Agency (HRDA) in Ruse, Bulgaria, the Municipality of Elena, Bulgaria and the Assocation for Ecotourism in Romania (AER), project total EUR 38 680.
o 2011 – 2016 – CBC Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2007-2013, Project “Common Strategy for the Sustainable Territorial Development of the Cross-border Area Romania-Bulgaria” with coordinator The Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism (RO) and partners Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (BG), Romanian Association for Electronic and Software Industry (RO), EUROPROJECT (RO), National Administration for Land Reclamation (RO), District administration – Pleven (BG), Human Resources Development Agency Ruse (BG), BSC SME – Ruse (BG), Agency for Sustainable Development and Eurointegration – Ecoregions (BG), Bulgarian Association For Alternative Tourism (BG), Veliko Tarnovo Municipality (BG), Association of Danube River Municipalities “Danube” (BG), project total 6 895 380.98 EUR.
o 2011 – 2013 – CBC Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2007-2013, Project “Integrated systems of monitoring and controlling wastewater, the quality and security of textile products commercialized in Romania and Bulgaria - ENVICONTEH” with coordinator The Research Development National Institute for Textile and Leather, INCDTP, Romania and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG), The Ruse Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BG) and Academy Of Economic Studies Bucharest Territorial University Center Giurgiu (RO), project total 722 280.51 EUR.
o 2011 – 2013 – CBC Romania-Bulgaria Programme 2007-2013, Project “Ecologic Cross-Border Operations For A Business Integrated Zone – ECO BIZ” with coordinator Giurgiu County Council, Romania and partners BSC SME – Ruse (BG), Ruse University (BG), The Research -Development National Institute for Textile and Leather – Bucharest (RO) and Fundulea National Research- Development Institute (RO), project total 1.413.998,09 EUR.
o 2009 – 2012 – CBC Romania-Bulgaria 2007-2013 Programme, project „TourNet – Promotion of Cross-border Networking for Development of a Common Bulgarian-Romanian Tourist Product” with coordinator BSC SME – Ruse and with partners Giurgiu County Council, Association Euroregion “Danubius” – Ruse and Academy of economic studies – Bucharest Territorial University centre - Giurgiu, project total 490 500 EUR.
o 2009 – 2011 - project “Regional Clusters for Energy Planning – RegCEP” under CIP “Intelligent Energy”, with coordinator Shannon Development Ireland and partners from Bulgaria, Ireland, Belgium, Finland, UK, Estonia, Slovenia, Hungary, and Italy, project total 1164 887 EUR;
o 2009 – 2011 - project “Biomass mobilization – BIOMOB” under FP7 Programme – REGIONS – 2009-1 Regions of knowledge (one of the very few projects with Bulgarian participation in the Regions of Knowledge call), with coordinator Shannon Development – Ireland and partners from Ireland, Hungary, Denmark and Bulgaria (also Ruse Municipality and Ruse University), project total 1 010 449 EUR;
o 2008 – 2009 – PHARE CBC 2006, Project “Business Development – Foundation For Regional Development”, with lead organization Giurgiu County Council and partners BSC SME - Ruse and Giurgiu County Association for SMEs (PJIMM) Giurgiu, project total 113 710 EUR;
o 2008 – 2009 – European Design Training Incubator – BSC SME is the only Bulgarian partner for this innovative project along with organizations from Belgium, Germany, Estonia, France and UK. The project is financed by LLL-Leonardo da Vinci Programme of the EU and is aiming at development of modern training in design management, design practice, e-learning, management of design business targeted to SMEs and design practitioners in order to enhance the innovation, the development of new high value-added competitive products;
o 2007 – 2009 – PHARE CBC 2005, project “Cross-border Business Centre Danubius”, with coordinator Giurgiu County Council and partner BSC SME - Ruse, project total 389 925 EUR.
o 2007 – 2008 – BSC SME has implemented successfully a project, financed by DG Environment of the European Commission for exchange of best practices with organizations from Italy and UK in the field of environment protection, covering topics such as EU legislation, SMEs and the environment, and fund-raising for “green” initiatives.