Bulgarian Employers’ Association Innovative Technologies (BRAIT) brings together companies from leading industries from all around the country in the Automotive, Biotechnological, IT, Energy, Mechatronics, Mining and many other industries.

BRAIT aims to contribute to the development and strengthening of its members as organizations of high value-added industrial sectors related to innovative technologies in various sectors.

On December 2nd 2021 BRAIT will organise an international conference on the topic of “Innovation and Investments”. Its aim is to present Bulgaria as a wise investment destination which balances ecology, and industrial and technological development.

Many specialists from leading companies in the science, biotechnology, innovations sectors will take part, as well as representatives from educational institutions and the Ministry of Economy.

To sign up for the conference click here: https://b2bconnect.bg/bg/events/view/53


9.00 – 9.30 Registration. Networking

9.30 - 9.35 Opening remarks by Ivan Mihaylov, BRAIT

9.35 – 9.40 Remarks by Minister of Economy

9.40 – 9.45 Remarks by Minister of Education

9.45 – 9.50 Remarks by Boyko Takov, The Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises 

Promotion Agency

9.50 – 10.05 Presenting the new „National Center for Mechatronics and clean technology“, prof. 

Georgi Todorov

10.05 – 11.05 Panel “European programs for financing“, moderator: Kristina Eskenazi, 

Chairwoman of Health & life Sciences Cluster

Speaker 1: Representative Office of the European Commission in Sofia

Speaker 2: Martin Danovski

Speaker 3: Iliyana Ilieva, OPIC

11.05 – 12.05 Panel „Innovation, investments and Industry 5.0 in the Automotive sector“, 

moderator: arch. Lubomir Stanislavov, CEO of Automotive Cluster Bulgaria

Speaker 1: Matthias Bertling, Next e.Go Mobile

Speaker 2: GwangJu Institute of Green-Car Advancement

Speaker 3: Festo 

Speaker 4: prof. Georgi Todorov, Technical University Sofia

12.05 – 13.05 Panel „Commercialization and internationalization of innovative technologies “, 

Speaker 1: BBBA

Speaker 2: Advantage Austriа

Speaker 3: Hellenic chamber of industry and commerce

13.05 – 14.35 Lunch. Networking and B2B meetings

14.35 – 15.35 Best practices examples of Bulgarian innovative companies, moderator: Emil 


Speaker 1: Dronamics 

Speaker 2: Immerse FX

Speaker 3: Micar 21 

15.35 – 16.35 Panel “Innovations in the software industry”, moderator: Dobroslav Dimitrov, 


Speaker 1: Georgi Brashnarov, BASSCOM

Speaker 2: Nemecek

Speaker 3: Moni Gyochev, Imperia Online

Speaker 4: Milen Manev

16.35 – 16.50 Coffee break

16.50 – 17.05 Presenting National Innovation Fund projects, The Bulgarian Small and Medium 

Enterprises Promotion Agency

17.05 – 17.20 „Digitalisation in agriculture“, Svetlana Boyanova, Agrohub

17.20 – 18.20 Panel „Biotechnologies and AI“, moderator: Dimitar Dimitrov

Speaker 1: Dimitar Georgiev, Paralax Biotech Atelier

Speaker 2: Martin Shiderov, Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Ernst & Young UK

Speaker 3: Spas Kerimov, Printivo

18.20 – 18.25 Closing remarks by Ivan Mihaylov, BRAI

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