The first live event SCALE UP took place on May 17th, 2021 at 11:00h in Grand Hotel Sofia, organized by foundation ICT Cluster together with DigiTech 4.0. The event was attended by representatives of small and medium-sized companies from the ICT sector and the media.
The conference was dedicated to the opportunities that both organizations provide to support SMEs on the road to success.
Speakers at the event were Anna Naydenova (Executive Director of ICT Cluster) and Krassimira Shindarova (Project Manager DigiTech 4.0), who presented projects related to supporting the internationalization of SMEs in third countries, and opportunities for funding innovative products and services.
Anna Naidenova kicked off the conference with a presentation of the BRIDGE project, which aims to support SMEs in their internationalization process outside Europe by improving their approach on third markets and the quality of their products and services.
After the short break, Krassimira Shindarova continued with an introduction of the DIH-World and agROBOfood projects. The initiatives are funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission. The AgROBOfood project provides an opportunity for agricultural
enterprises to implement robotic and digital solutions with the help of technology companies. DIH-World aims to accelerate the digital transformation of European manufacturing companies.
The projects are focused on three areas: Robotics, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence.
You can find the presentations from the event here ->