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EDIH DIGIHUB

Hub information

EDIH Title

IMPROVING THE COMPETITIVENESS OF SMEs AND PSOs IN THE SOUTH-EAST REGION OF BULGARIA THROUGH INTEGRATED INNOVATIVE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

Geographical scope

Regional
Yugoiztochen

Information

info@digihub.bg

Description

The main objective of DIGIHUB is to support the digital transformation of SMEs and PSOs in the SouthEast region of Bulgaria by providing a wide range of services in the context of regional/municipal strategies aiming to boost the innovative potential of SMEs and to improve the digitalisation of public services deliveries. The DIGIHUB services are structured on four pillars, and are based upon an strong expertise of the entities involved in the Consortium with an special emphasis on the domains of AI, cybersecurity, big data, ICT and distributed ledger technologies, and with focus on the leading economic sectors of the SouthEast region (energy/health/transport/logistics/tourism). The target users of DIGIHUB services are: -the companies active in the leading economic sectors of the SouthEast region with the main target to reach at least 166 SMEs with test before invest and business advisory support, accompanying the most prominent 30 digital projects in the process of searching additional funding opportunities to implement digital transformation plans; -the municipalities of Burgas,Pomorie,Sliven, the state company "Port infrastructure" and the ILPB (Industrial and Logistic Parк-Burgas), and two universities, with the aim to support the digital transformation of public services deliveries and ensuring that DIGIHUB plays a key brokering role between local administrations and relevant companies providing e-government services and technologies. DIGIHUB organization is built upon a solid structure and consolidated expertise involving ICT Cluster Burgas, Burgas municipality, DINT Foundation, two universities (UNIAZ/BFU), together with the BAS-Burgas and AIBEST, offering an unique base to position DIGIHUB as the key EDIH in the SouthEast region of Bulgaria, and as the main window bridging technological complementarities with other EDIHs at national and international level, and supporting actively the DTA on its engine role for the monitoring of EDIHs services.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Ina Agafonova
+359898515513

Operational contact information

Ina Agafonova
+359898515513

Coordinator address

28, Kniaz Alexander Batenberg St.
8000 Burgas
Bulgaria

Coordinator Business name

SOUTH-EAST DIGITAL INNOVATION HUB

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
JUGOIZTOCHEN DIGITALEN INOVACIONEN HUB

Market and services

Technologies

Artificial Intelligence & Decision support
5/5
Digital twins
5/5
Cloud Services
5/5
data
4/5
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
3/5
Cybersecurity
3/5
Internet Services & Applications
4/5
Logistics
4/5
Virtual Reality
4/5
Mobility
3/5

Sectors

Üretim ve işleme
5/5
İnşaat ve Montaj
4/5
Kültürel ve yaratıcı ekonomi
4/5
Gezi ve Turizm
5/5
Otomotiv
4/5
Denizcilik
5/5
Akıllı şehir
5/5
Eğitim
5/5

Services

Technological innovation
5/5
Circular economy
5/5
Ecosystem building
5/5
Finance
5/5
Innovation management
5/5
Prototyping
5/5
Public sector innovation
5/5
Smart Specialisation strategies
5/5
Vocational training
5/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Sotir Sotirov Partner Bulgaria Prof yakim yakimov str 1, 8010 Bourgas, Bulgaria PROF DR ASEN ZLATAROV UNIVERSITY HES https://btu.bg/
Milen Baltov Partner Bulgaria Bul san stefano 62, 8001 Burgas, Bulgaria BURGAS FREE UNIVERSITY HES http://www.bfu.bg
Petko Georgiev Partner Bulgaria 60 ferdinandova str., 8000 Burgas, Bulgaria Cluster of information and communication technologies Burgas PUB https://ictc-burgas.org/en
Vesna Baltina Partner Bulgaria Ul. aleksandrovska 26, 8000 Burgas, Bulgaria BURGAS MUNICIPALITY PUB http://www.burgas.bg
Ina Agafonova Partner Bulgaria 28 Kniaz Alexander Batenberg St., 8000 Burgas, Bulgaria DINT Foundation OTH http://www.dint.digital
Sevdalina Turmanova Partner Bulgaria 5 demokratsia st., fl. 2, 8000 Burgas, Bulgaria RAC of BAS-Burgas PUB
Ilia Krystev Partner Bulgaria 57 tsar simeon st., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria AIBEST OTH http://aibest.org/