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Strengthening the capacity of the local authorities of the North-West Planning Region of Bulgaria for attracting foreign investors, institutional support for investments and IT solutions for administrative services (InvestNorthWest, BG0026)

Financing Programme: EEA Grants


Implementation Period: 1.07.2009 – 30.04.2011


Total Budget:  EUR 485 800


Project Description: The project's overall objective was to increase the level of foreign investment and improve the business climate in the North-West planning region of Bulgaria. It was aimed at raising the competencies of the local administration by training of human resources to attract foreign investment (focus on innovation) and institutional support for investors (focus on linkages with local SMEs and clusters), and IT usage for better provision of services.


Countries Included: Bulgaria and Norway


Role of BEF: Lead organisation

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