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Invitation to participate in the seminar "Mobilization of national and European funds for circular economy", city of Ruse

November 29, 2022 | 9:30 November 30, 2022 | 12:30

The seminar will be held on November 29 and 30, 2022 in Dunav Plaza within the framework of the project "Circular Economy for a Sustainable Future - Civil Society in Bulgaria for the European Green Pact" (LIFE CE STARSEED), financed under the LIFE Program of the EU . The trainings organized within the project aim to support the preparation of businesses for the transformation to the circular economy. The beneficiary of the project is the "Economy 2000" Club - a non-governmental organization for public benefit.

The training module "Mobilization of national and European funds for circular economy" is the last of the three in the project. It is intended and useful for small, medium and large companies, business organizations and public institutions that have an interest and wish to be informed about the possibilities of financing circular economy projects during the new program period from various sources.

The training aims to raise the awareness of the interested parties
about the available opportunities for attracting funds, improvement
the knowledge to prepare successful projects and strengthen implementation capacity
and synergy of numerous projects in the field. During the seminars they will be
presented the main EU programs with direct application to the EC, Programs with
EU funding at the national level, as well as other funding programs having
relation to elements of the circular economy.


First day
9:30 – 10:00 – Registration
10:00 – 10:30 – Opening. Introductory session
10:30 – 11:15 – Overview of the possibilities for financing circular economy projects
11:15 – 11:30 – Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 – Work with ISUN 
12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch at the hotel
13:30 – 15:00 – National programs with EU funding (Environment, Transport connectivity, Development of regions, Innovation and Competitiveness, Development of agriculture and rural areas)
15:00 – 15:30 – Coffee break
15:30 – 17.00 – Recovery and resilience plan

Second day
9:30 – 10:00 – Registration
10:00 – 10:45 – Programs with direct European funding – LIFE Program of the EC
10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee break 
11:00 – 11:30 – Programs with direct European funding – Horizon Europe Program and Innovation Fund
11:30 – 12:15 – Other funding programs – including the Just Transition Fund, the Norwegian Program and the INTERREG Program, etc.
12:15 – 12:30 – Summary. Complete a short survey. Closing.

The participants in the seminars they don't pay a fee to participate. The organizers provide coffee breaks and lunch for the two days of the workshop. Other expenses, such as accommodation and dinner, are not covered by the organizers.

For specific dates and location for the upcoming workshops in the remaining seven cities, will
you can get information from the website of the "Economy 2000" Club http://www.club2000.org on
level "News" and on the site of the key initiative under the project "Star Alliance for
circular economy' https://cestarseed.com at the "Current" level.

The present invitation refers to the seminar, which will be held in the city of Ruse, hotel
"Danube Plaza" on November 29-30, 2022. You can request participation in the seminar by
send the names of the participant(s) and the company/organization to e-mail:
veronika@club2000.org, contact person: Veronika Shopova.

You can get additional information on tel.: 0886 434520.

Free of charge

Danube Plaza Hotel

Svoboda Square
Ruse, Ruse 7000 Bulgaria
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