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Varna Economic Development Agency

  • Posted on: 31.10.2014
  • Bulgaria
  • Acronym: VEDA

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Contact: Todorka Dimitrova, 11 Father Paisious Str., fl.5, Varna 9000, Bulgaria,;

Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental association, registered to operate in public benefit. It is located on the territory of Varna District in Bulgaria, East Europe. The agency was established in 1997 under the joint program of Varna Municipality and USAID to assist the advancement of regional economic development.

Since 1998 VEDA is a member of the network of the Bulgarian Association of Regional Development Agencies and Business Centers (BARDA). The Agency was a National Contact Point (NCP) for CIP Eco-innovation Program and a member of the network of NCP (2007- 2012).

Main VEDA activities include project management, organisation of training and events, consultancy, networking, etc. for a variety of target groups like SME, start-ups, entrepreneurs, NGO, local authorities, young people, women, people with disabilities, etc.

Organisation type: Agency/Fund, Association/NGO | Scientific field: Energy, Innovation and Development | Related Topics: Research and Innovation support Initiatives | Geographical focus: EU Member States, Bulgaria