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Cluster Sofia Knowledge City
CSKC

Bulgaria: South-West (Bulgaria)
Dimitar Hristov
Profile:
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Overview

About us

The Cluster Sofia Knowledge City, combines the efforts of business from the intensive knowledge sectors with the municipality, the research institutes, and the development, educational and financial organizations for transforming the city of Sofia from a traditional administrative capital into an Knowledge and Smart City. Through its activities the cluster supports the implementation of the Strategy for Smart Specialization and the Green & Digital Transformation Strategis of the city and to contribute to the more efficient use of the human and material resources of the city to develop a "knowledge economy" in Sofia.

Established - 25 January 2017
Staff in the management team - 1-5
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Lifelong learning
  • Mentoring
  • Talent Attraction

Cluster composition

  • 59
    Cluster Members
  • 43
    SME's
  • 8
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 3
    Large Companies
  • 3
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 5
    Number of civil society members
  • 5
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
Bulgarian English French German Polish Spanish
Cumulated employment of cluster members
3000
Cumulated exports of cluster members
€ 10000000
Cumulated turnover of cluster members
€ 40500000

Management team

Dimitar Hristov
Dimitar Hristov
Cluster Manager
Dimi Filipov
Dimitar Filipov
Internationalisation Responsible
Milena Koleva
Milena Koleva
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Information and communication:J58 Publishing activities - Information and communication:J62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities - Information and communication:J63 Information service activities
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Printing and reproduction of recorded media:C1814 Binding and related services - Publishing activities:J5811 Book publishing - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6201 Computer programming activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6202 Computer consultancy activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6209 Other information technology and computer service activities - Information service activities:J6311 Data processing, hosting and related activities - Education:P8531 General secondary education - Education:P8532 Technical and vocational secondary education - Education:P8560 Educational support activities
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Digital
Technology fields
G\: Physics:Information storage - G\: Physics:Information and communication technology [ICT] specially adapted for specific application fields - Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Technologies or applications for mitigation or adaptation against climate change - Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Y04 - Information or communication technologies having an impact on other technology areas
S3 EU priority areas
Cultural & creative industries:Development of regional cultural & creative industries - Digital transformation:Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies - Digital transformation:Big data, data mining, database management - Digital transformation:Cloud computing and software as a service and service architectures - Digital transformation:Digitising Industry (Industry 4.0, smart and additive manufacturing) - Digital transformation:ICT trust, cyber security & network security - Digital transformation:Smart system integration - Service innovation:New or improved organisational models - Social innovation:Social innovation with regard to education, skills & training - Social innovation:Social innovation with regard to environmental issues - Sustainable innovation:Climate change - Sustainable innovation:Eco-innovations - Sustainable innovation:Smart green & integrated transport systems - Sustainable innovation:Sustainable energy & renewables - Sustainable innovation:Waste management

Services

Support services provided

Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Access to finance: Public funding
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Support of Research, Development and Innovation
Location branding

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Lifelong learning - Mentoring - Talent Attraction

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Taiwan
Singapore
China

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Spain
Italy
Austria
Denmark
Romania

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs - Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Profile name Location Network type
Knowledge4Development Partnership

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 27.06.2022
The SmartCityTech Partnership mission to USA is over

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