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21 January, 2022

For the first time in Bulgaria a competition for applied new technologies will be held, and all participants will have the opportunity to tell about the innovative technological solutions they have implemented in the field of their activity and how they support their business. The deadline for applications is January 21, 2022. You will find a link for participation in the article.

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18 January, 2022

In recent months, the team of Digitalization, Innovation and Economic Development (Innovative Sofia), represented by Slaveya Georgieva, has been actively cooperating with the IURC Korea partners in the program. The last meeting between Sofia and Sejong took place on January 12, 2022, focusing on “public bike service” and “mobility as a service”. Other topics discussed include big data and confidentiality, and a visit by the IURC Korea team to Sofia is expected in May.

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14 January, 2022

As part of the initiative of Sofia Municipality – “Sandbox for Innovation”, the electronic system for measuring air quality “Canary” is achieving success results. Innovative Sofia continues to aim to create conditions with high added value for the development of the environment at local and international level.

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22 December, 2021

The Professional Association of Robotics and Automation (PARA) is organizing the first initiative that will help young people with ideas or projects in the field of robotics, drones, IoT, machine vision or artificial intelligence to reach a complete prototype. The initiative was launched with a clear goal for young people to have access to laboratories where they can develop their ideas and projects. You will find a link for registration in the article, the deadline is January 30, 2022.

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21 December, 2021

The fourth edition of the ICC City Lab was held from November 30 to December 10, where the team of Innovative Sofia took part in several discussions and two international group sessions and presented its four projects in the field of e-government and civic participation“. Further the implementation of the four solutions, developed jointly with partners from the local ecosystem, is to be done. 

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21 December, 2021

The Deputy Mayor for Digitalization of Sofia took part in the Powers Summit – Power, Listen!, organized by the Webit Foundation and the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria. He participated in the panel “Entrepreneurship” together with Asen Vassilev – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Daniel Lorer – Minister of Growth and Innovation, Stamen Yanev – Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency, Lachezar Borisov – PP GERB, Plamen Danailov – PP ITN, Stanislav Anastasov – PP DPS.

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20 December, 2021

In recent months, the team of Innovative Sofia has been actively cooperating with the partners from IURC Korea and IURC China under the Program for International and Regional Cooperation. The last meeting was held on December 15 with the participation of the team from the city of Sejong. The main focus of the discussion was the topic “Transport”, as the main goal was to create a discussion of common interests on the topic, as well as the presentation of good practices.

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15 December, 2021

Sofia Municipality has developed a platform that allows citizens, using digital authentication, to apply for a change of address registration free of charge and at any time. Residents of three other Sofia districts – Slatina, Sredets and Vitosha – can now change their address registration entirely online.

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13 December, 2021

Meeting of the European Commission in support of cities will be held on December 14, where the opportunity for municipalities to join the mission for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities will be presented. The Deputy Mayor for Digitalization of Sofia Municipality Gencho Kerezov will participate in the first part of the event. You will find a registration link in the article.

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