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MoU is signed with ITRI Taiwan

On November 3rd a cooperation agreement (MoU) was signed between the Cluster Sofia Knowledge City and the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI).

ITRI is a world-leading applied technology research institute with more than 6,000 outstanding employees and around $ 1 billion in R&D revenue. Founded in 1973, it pioneered in IC development and started to nurture new tech ventures and deliver its R&D results to industries. 

The mission of ITRI is to drive industrial development, create economic value, and enhance social well-being through technology R&D. ITRI has been nominated in 2020 among the world's top 100 innovators and in 2022 it has won three from the R&D 100 Awards, often referred to as “the Oscars of Innovation”.

The visit to Singapore was a success!

Mission Singapore! Thus we called our business visit to Singapore on 16-20 October 2022, which our Smart City Tech Partnership has been hard at organizing for the past 2-3 months. 

Being responsible for the implementation of this task, laid down in the Project eT4S Cluster Sofia city of knowledge together with its partners managed to provide a combined program, which in the end was successfully implemented and with good results, which our members and partners can benefit. The mission included:

  • Participation in Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP) - a spectacular technological exhibition with forums, which demonstrates to us the Industry 4.0 progress of the companies.

CSKC started new project! – Kick-off meeting in Berlin

CSKC started new project Digiskill-retail - 2022-1-DE02-KA220-VET-000089396, ERASMUS+.

The project has a budget of 250 Th. EUR, incl. 45.6 Th. EUR for CSKC. It will be implemented by 4 partners from 4 European countries and will end in 2024. The project aims to establish a program and materials for diveloping digital competences for employees and trainers in the retail sector. On 14 October 2022, the kick-off meeting for the Erasmus + project „Digiskill-retail“ took place with all partners face-to-face in Berlin. The meeting was hosted by the coordinator ZBB (Zentralstelle für Berufsbildung im Handel e.V.)

Meeting with CHORUS Cluster in Thessaloniki

On 14.09.2022, a friendly meeting was held in the city of Thessaloniki between Cluster Sofia Knowledge City and the CHORUS Cluster, Greece. The purpose of the meeting was to establish partnership relations between the two clusters, exchange good practices and search for opportunities for regional cooperation.

From the Bulgarian side in the meeting participated the members of the Management Board Mr. Dimitar Filipov, Mr. Stanislav Chervenkov and Mr. Dimitar Hristov and from the Greek side, Mr. Chrisostomos Kalogirou - Cluster manager and economist and Mr. Athanasios G. Konstandopoulos - cluster scientific advisor and professor in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the largest university in Greece.

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