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Date:
30.07.2020  STATUS
Venue:
Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Tsanko Gechev participates in а workshop dedicated to Horizon Europe

with representatives of the Bulgarian Government, EU Commission

and all universities in Plovdiv

 

Medical University of Plovdiv, 30 July 2020

 

 The CPSBB Director Dr. Tsanko Gechev, together with Mrs. Marina Mircheva (CPSBB), participated in а seminar dedicated to Horizon Europe. The seminar was organized by the Medical University of Plovdiv, with the support of the Bulgarian Government and the European Commission, and was attended by Rectors and other high-ranked officials of all universities in Plovdiv.

Lectures of the workshop included:

      • Possibility for cooperation with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, Prof. Kostadin Kostadinov, Senior Adviser to the Minister of Education and Science of Bulgaria and Member of the WG of EU and the countries of LAC
      • EU policy and funding of research and innovation in Horizon Europe (2021-2027), Assoc. Prof. Evgeny Evgeniev, First Secretary Education and Research, Permanent representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union
      • Regional innovation ecosystem and Bulgaria’s perspective, Dr. Svetlozar Andreev, European Committee of the Regions
      • EU partnership in health care, Nicolas Kreff and Patrick Boasso, MedTech Europe

Attendees of the workshop included:

  • Prof. Mariana Murdzheva, Rector, Medical University of Plovdiv
  • Prof. Victoria Sarafyan, Medical University of Plovdiv
  • Prof. Stefan Kostyanev, Corresponding member of BAS, Medical University of Plovdiv
  • Prof. Hristina Yancheva, Rector, the Agricultural University of Plovdiv
  • Prof. Ilya Iliev, Director of Perimed, University of Plovdiv
  • Prof. Angel Angelov, University of Food Technology
  • Prof. Zlatka Georgieva, University of Agribusiness and Rural Development
  • Mrs. Zoya Petrusheva, Plovdiv Municipality, Directorate EU Policy
  • Mr. Danail Arabadziev, Plovdiv Municipality, Directorate Healthcare
  • Mrs. Cristina Eshkenazi, Health and Lifesciences Cluster Bulgaria
  • Mr. Todor Niagolov, Pharmascience.

Following the workshop, Assoc. Prof. Tsanko Gechev met with Prof. Hristina Yancheva, the Rector of the Agricultural University, and Prof. Mariana Murdzeva, Rector of the Medical University of Plovdiv, to discuss the cooperation between CPSBB and the two universities. Assoc. Prof. T. Gechev also met with Assoc. Prof. Evgeny Evgeniev, the First Secretary of Education and Research in the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union, in order to inform Mr. Evgeniev about the progress of CPSBB and discuss how the Bulgarian Government can provide financial assistance towards the long-term sustainability of CPSBB.

Assoc. Prof. Tsanko Gechev meats with Prof. Mariana Murdzheva, Rector of the Medical University of Plovdiv, Assoc. Prof. Evgeny Evgeniev, the First Secretary of Education and Research in the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union, and Prof. Hristina Yancheva, Rector of the Agricultural University.

    Assoc. Prof. T. Gechev and Assoc. Prof. E. Evgeniev discuss the progress of PlantaSYST and CPSBB

PlantaSYST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (SGA-CSA No 664621 and No 739582 under FPA No. 664620)


Calls: H2020-WIDESPREAD-2014-2015, Topic: WIDESPREAD-1-2014: Teaming, and H2020-WIDESPREAD-2016-2017, Topic: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017: TeamingPhase2