BG161PO003-1.2.04 “Development of applied research at the R&D organizations in Bulgaria. “

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General Directorate “European Funds for Competitiveness” – Managing Authority of Operational Programme “Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007-2013″ invites Bulgarian organisations to submit project proposals under Priority Axis 1 “Development of economy based on knowledge and innovation” , Area of ​​intervention 1.2: “Improvement of pro-innovative infrastructure”, Operation 1.2.2, “Support for renewing equipment for applied research” and opens the procedure for selection of projects under  BG161PO003-1.2.04 “Development of applied research at the R&D organizations in Bulgaria. “

The main purpose of this procedure is to strengthen and develop the capacity of Bulgarian research organizations to implement  successful R&D programs  by providing support for the renovation and modernization of the equipment necessary to carry out applied research.

Support for the acquisition of equipment necessary to conduct research and development of applied nature, will improve access to new knowledge and technologies in society, which in turn will contribute to the sustainability and competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy.

The procedure for grant is funded by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. Projects will be implemented on the territory of Bulgaria. The total amount of the grant procedure is 19,558,300 Levs.

Eligible for this procedure are the following activities:

- Purchase of new equipment that is tangible fixed assets (FTA) covering needs and expanding the potential beneficiary to perform research and development (applied research);

- Purchase of materials and supplies for the purpose of installing and operating the equipment purchased under the project during the period of project implementation.

Eligible for funding under this procedure are only candidates whose projects contribute to the development of one or more of the following innovative areas:

1. Information Technology
2. Eco and energy saving technologies
3. Technologies for health

The full set of documents and guidelines for application of the procedure can be found on the website of the operational program

The deadline for submission of proposals is 15.03.2013

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