Global Opportunities

Public tenders in Bulgaria in 2019: Swiss bidders are welcome

Five new procedures for application will be opened in 2019 under Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness". In the period 2019-2020 Swiss companies can participate in tender procedures for delivering machinery, equipment and specialized software to Bulgarian enterprises for for about 400 million euros.

Sofia Bulgaria

The Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 (OPIC) is the main programme document outlining the support for the Bulgarian business from the European structural and investment funds for the period 2014-2020. The support is focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, capacity growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), energy and resource efficiency of the businesses.

Five new procedures open in 2019

Five new procedures for application will open in 2019 under OPIC. The costs for the purchase of machinery, equipment and specialized software, rental of premises, marketing activities, salaries for expert positions, etc. are eligible for funding. Swiss companies, among others, can participate in tender procedures for delivering machinery, equipment and specialized software to Bulgarian enterprises for more than 390 million euros for the following sectors:

  • MEM industries
  • Food and beverages
  • Textile, clothing, leather and footwear
  • Woodworking, furniture, cardboard and paper
  • Chemical and pharmaceutical products
  • Computers and telecommunication devices and equipment
  • Rubber, plastics, glass, ceramics, cement and other building materials
  • Automotive and other related industries

More information on all open application procedures under the Operational Programme "Innovation and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 can be found on the website of the "European Funds for Competitiveness" Directorate General.

Information on all open application procedures for EU programmes can be found on the website of the Information System for Management and Monitoring of EU Funds in Bulgaria.

How can you benefit from these opportunities?

If you would like to learn more and benefit from the opportunities related to the tenders in Bulgaria, please get in touch with our S-GE Senior Consultant for Central Eastern Europe, Katalin Dreher-Hajnal.

Contact

Links

Recommend us
How should we contact you?

Premium Partner

Strategic partners

Institutional partner

Official program