The "Innovations and Growth: Ruse" conference was held today in the "Lyuben Karavelov" Regional Library, organized by the Ruse Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with the Executive Agency for the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (IANMSP). More than 100 representatives of local businesses participated in the event, which was also attended by the Minister of Innovation and Growth Daniel Laurer, representatives of the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB), Directorate General "European Competitiveness Funds" (Operational Program "Innovation and Competitiveness") , as well as a Fund Manager of financial instruments (Fund of Funds).
During the business meeting, the tools for the development and support of the Bulgarian business were presented, related to the promotion of innovations, internationalization, new technologies and financing projects by the relevant institutions. Business representatives had the opportunity to directly ask the representatives of the institutions and ask specific questions or make proposals.
The event also symbolically marks 132 years since the establishment of the Rousse Chamber of Commerce, which is also its first country. RTIK Executive Director Milen Dobrev also opened a charity initiative that aims to renovate part of the Regional Library building, which was built more than 100 years ago by the Chamber of Commerce.