EDICS project is a collaborative effort of 11 prominent Bulgarian organizations in the construction sector with nationwide coverage and established ecosystems which combine (1) complimentary expertise in digital technologies in the construction sector (2) policy making regarding the development of the construction sector in Bulgaria (3) business networks for clean technologies, innovation and sustainable development (4) technology transfer and access-to-finance capabilities (5) vocational trainings and educational programmes (6) access to Pan-European networks (7) R&D of innovative technologies and greener building materials. The 12th Partner in the Consortium is the newly established NGO “European Digital Innovation Hub” founded by the rest of the project Participants to ensure sustainability of project results. EDICS project main objective is to boost the adoption of advanced digital technologies in the construction in Bulgaria by providing specialized services to SMEs and public sector fitted to their needs and challenges in the green transformation while at the same time acting as a connector to the entire EDIH network and the large pool of digitalization services on a European scale. For doing so, the EDICS project will set up and develop a European Digital Innovation Hub in the Construction Sector (EDIHCS) based in Sofia (Bulgaria), integrating expertise, networks and resources for offering tailor-made services in digitalization of the construction sector. The EDIHCS will act as a one-stop shop for SMEs and public organizations in their journey for digitalization guiding them in the process of assessing their digital maturity, providing the best-fitting services to their specific needs and challenges including test before invest, acceleration and access to finance, and establishing synergies with international networks and platforms for further scale-up of locally-produced innovation.
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