site.btaEuropean Digital Innovation Hub Zagore Opens in Stara Zagora
The European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) Zagore - Synergy for Green Regional Digital Transformation of South-east Region of Bulgaria opened in the town of Stara Zagora on Monday. Its main objective is to build key digital capacity in the South-east Region in support of the region's industrial ecosystems undergoing green and digital transformation by focusing on the key areas of high-speed computing, digital skills upgrade training, cyber security, data infrastructures, data management and processing through the provision of a full range of services in the next three years, Rumyana Grozeva, EDIH Project Manager and Executive Director at the Regional Economic Development Agency of Stara Zagora, said at the opening.
The hub is one of four hubs in Bulgaria approved under the Horizon Europe Programme of the European Commission. It is implemented in partnership with businesses, business support and research organizations from the region and the country. The Stara Zagora Regional Economic Development Agency is the lead partner in the project, which also involves Trakia University, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences through the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, the Stara Zagora Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several local IT companies.