“Innovation policies”

Mr. Kamen Spassov, Deputy Minister, Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications, “The case of Bulgaria”
Мr. Giuseppe Gramigna, US Small Business Administration, “The case of USA”
Mr. Eiran Amos, Diplomat and Advisor to Governments, “The case of Israel”
Dr. Evgeni Evgeniev, Assoc. Prof., VUZF University, “The case of Korea”

„Innovation instruments”

Mr. Anton Pavlov, Deputy Minister, Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy
Dr. Salvatore Zecchini, Chairman, Working Party for SMEs and Entrepreneurship, “Effective SME Policies”
Prof. Liora Katzenstein, ISEMI President, ”Israel as a Role Model for Global Innovation”
Mr. Ivan Mihaylov, Site Manager, Visteon Electronics Bulgaria. Presentation.
Mr. Hristo Stoyanov, Mandate Relationship Manager, European Investment Fund Programs for Bulgaria. Presentation.

„Innovations in the Private Sector”

Dr. Gabor Hunya, Senior Economist, WiiW, “FDI’s in the High Tech Industries”
Mr. Vesselin Arnaudov, VMware Sofia R&D Site, Advanced Development Lead, “A Sustainable Approach to Software Innovation”
Mr. Krassimir Stoyanov, Board Member, Bulgarian Association of Software Companies, “Innovations in the IT Industry of Bulgaria”
Dr. Eva Diedrichs, Managing Director of IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy, “Managing Innovation for Sustainable Growth”
Mr. Henrik Poulsen, Manager, Green Start Up House, powered by Copenhagen Tech Park, “How to Create Cleantech Innovation – Experience from Denmark”

Innovative Companies in Bulgaria (D-Day)
Seven Bulgarian start-ups will present their products

Deed, majio, kanbanize, StatAce, Microna, IT Instructor, Dronamics.

„Incentives for Investment in Innovations via State and European Financing Instruments“

Prof. Mihaly Laki, Economic Advisor, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, “SMEs in Hungary”
Prof. Kostadin Kostadinov, GIS Transfer Center Foundation, “Networks for support of the transfer of technologies and innovations”
Dr. Georg Licht, Director for Industrial Economics and International Management, Center for European Economic Research (Germany), “Eurostars Program in Europe”
Mr. Peter Sharkov, President and Co-Founder, Start It Smart, “Development of Networks for Start Ups in Bulgaria”