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EDIH Title

Enabling Digitalisation In the Construction Sector

Geographical scope




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.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Valentin Nikolov
02 806 29 10

Operational contact information

Lyubomir Peynovski
02 806 29 10

Coordinator address

ul. Mihail Tenev 6
1784 Sofia

Coordinator Business name


Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department


Market and services


Digital twins
Internet of Things
Location-based applications
Simulation engineering and modelling
Artificial Intelligence & Decision support


Ndërtim & Montim


Ecosystem building
Innovation management
SME support


Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Maria Nakova Partner Bulgaria 6, Mihail Tenev Str., 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria European Digital Innovation Hub in Construction sector OTH
Vladimir Milkov Partner Bulgaria България, гр.софия, р-н средец, ул. кракра № 11, ет. 2, 1504 София, Bulgaria Chamber of architects in Bulgaria OTH
Ventsislav Stoyanov Partner Bulgaria Suhodolska street № 175, 1373 Sofia, Bulgaria VSU "L. Karavelov" PRC
Emil Manoach Partner Bulgaria Ul. akademik g bonchev 4 blok 4, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria INSTITUTE OF MECHANICS to the Bulgarian Academy of Science IMECHBAS REC
Fantina Rangelova Partner Bulgaria 1, Hristo Smirnenski Blvd., 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria Bulgarian Association of Construction Project Management (BACPM) OTH
Mariyana Hamanova Partner Bulgaria Krakra 18 str floor 1 ground floor, 1504 Sofia, Bulgaria CLEANTECH BULGARIA PRC
Hristo Dimitrov Partner Bulgaria 21 dimitar ikonomov str, 9010 Varna, Bulgaria Planex PRC
Vladimir Vutov Partner Bulgaria 9 lyulin planina, 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria GEOSTROY PRC
Ivelina Mandeva Partner Bulgaria Bulgaria 38, 2100 Elin pelin, Bulgaria Baumit Bulgaria EOOD PRC
Evgeniya Karadzhova-Ivanova Partner Bulgaria 62, Alexander Stamboliyski Blvd., 1303 Sofia, Bulgaria Esri Bulgaria Ltd. PRC
Boyan Georgiev Partner Bulgaria Hristo smirnenski blvd 1, 1046 Sofia, Bulgaria University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy HEI