National Contest "Innovative Enterprise of the Year" 2017

Monday, 24 July 2017 print

‘Innovative Enterprise of the Year’ national awards are given annually to Bulgarian enterprises and start-ups which have successfully developed and introduced innovations on national and global markets by demonstrating efficient business models and sustainable economic impacts.

The 13th edition of the Innovative Enterprise of the Year 2017 national contest is organized by the Applied Research and Communications Fund, ARC Consulting and Enterprise Europe Network – Bulgaria , with the support of DG GROWTH , EC, and in media partnership with the Bulgarian National Television, Economy Magazine and portal.

The national contest awards are traditionally given at the National Innovation Forum held under the auspices of the President of Bulgaria and aims to promote successful business models based on innovations.

The innovation performance of companies is evaluated by an independent jury on the grounds of data provided by the companies and in-depth technology audits of the applicants.

Apply on-line! DeadlineOctober 15th, 2017.

The contest has been recognized by the European Commission as best national practice for innovation support. The National Innovation Forum features the award ceremony of the Innovative Enterprise of the Year 2017 national contest.

Applicants are evaluated by a specific methodology in categories such as:

- Market leadership
- Innovation for quality of life
- Green Innovation
- Innovation Management
- Social Innovation
- Innovation empowering talents
- Innovative start-up enterprise (up to three years from establishment)
- Innovation in creative industries

Winners in the Innovative Enterprise of the Year 2016 national contest

All editions of the Innovative Enterprise of the Year national contest

For more information please contact us at innoaward(at), tel: +359 2 9733000 (ext. 437, 433).