BULGARIAN - ITALIAN INNOVATION CENTER ESTABLISHED
A statement of cooperation in the fields of science and education was signed last week by the Technical University, the Sofia University Kliment Ohridski and the Center of Innovational Economic and Social Research /CIES/, represented by Calabria University, Italy.
The agreement puts the beginning of a Bulgarian - Italian innovation center, whose objective is the cooperation in scientific research activities, student and educational program exchange, and tightening of the connections of the three universities with institutions and companies working in the fields of culture and industry.
The Italian government will fund the establishment and operation of the center in the first year and half of its existence with over EUR 30,000. At the same time the center is expected to draw innovational projects by itself, Prof. Dimitar Stoyanov, Deputy Chancellor of the Technical University, responsible for the research activities, announced.