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The results from the Open Call 2

The evaluation of the applications submitted by startups and scale-ups from all over Europe at the Open Call 2 of Media Motor Europe has been completed.

Out of 84 applications submitted by 29 countries, 21 startups from 14 countries, including Bulgaria, were selected to join the MME second accelerator six-month program. An international group of professional mentors and experts will support the program. The program will start in early January 2021 and is to be implemented by 4 innovative hubs of the media and creative industries in Bulgaria (Sofia), Norway (Bergen), Greece (Thessaloniki), and Belgium (Brussels).

CSKC coordinates an ERASMUS+ project

On November 2, 2020, the project "Skills4Cities - Smart Skills for Smarter Cities" was launched, in which Cluster Sofia Knowledge City as a leading organization cooperates with 5 partners from Bulgaria, Spain, Austria, Romania, and Greece.

The project is funded by the ERASMUS+ program, key action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Strategic Partnerships for vocational education, and training.

The project Skills4Cities will be realized in partnership with IBS, IDEC, GAIA, ECQA, and ARIES.

MME Open call 2 is now closed

On October 30, 2020, the call for proposals from start-ups/scaleups for inclusion in the second 6-month accelerator program of the Media Motor Europe Project, which is implemented with the participation of the Sofia City of Knowledge Cluster, was closed. The project is implemented within Startup Europe.

What are the results at this stage?

A total of 150 start-ups/scaleups from 29 different countries responded to the Open call and started filling in their applications. Of these, 84 companies were able to finalize and submit their application forms.

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