On 29 - 30 August 2012 in Constanta, Romania, the 1st International workshop named "Common Borders, common solutions for enterprise" took place dedicated to the prospects for economic cooperation in the Black Sea region. Its main purpose is to introduce international audience and partners in the current economic situation of the region and the opportunities for cooperation that will contribute to the overall prosperity, stability and security in Europe. The current situation in the South-East of Romania in three priority thematic areas of the project: tourism, ICT and marine industry, and opportunities for partnership in these sectors with other Black Sea regions were presented. Another objective of the International workshop is the information from key players in these priority areas to underpin the analysis of the needs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) support services. This analysis will serve as a basis for the next major step in the project - the creation of the future Black Sea network of organizations supporting the development of the SME sector in the Black Sea regions of different countries. more
These events are organized in order to facilitate the elaboration of the analyses under the project and the exchange of information among partners. Experts from the working groups will participate, however the video-conferences will be open also for other visitors –regional stakeholders that may contribute for the implementation of the analyses. more
On 31/01/2012 the second BlasNet press-conference was organized by RAPIV in the premises of Radio “Varna”. During the event journalists from the following media took part: newspaper “Narodno delo”; e-newspaper rodina.bg, TV “Cherno more”, Radio “Varna”, Radio “Focus”, Radio&TV Centre “Varna” etc. The press-conference was held in the premises of Radio Varna. From RAPIV participated Dr. Dimitar Radev, project manager, Ivelina Nestorova, senior project officer and Georgi Dimchev, project administrator. Mrs. Ivelina Nestorova made a presentation and introduced to the journalists the organization and holding of the Launch Conference in Greece, conditions for business in the countries of the Black Sea region, and the development of the 3 priority sectors (ICT, Tourism and Maritime industry) in Greece, the opportunity for cooperation with partners in the Black Sea region. more
The Launch Conference under the title “Towards a Black Sea Network for Regional Development” was organized in Thessaloniki, on 11th January 2012, in the hall of City Hotel, by URENIO Research Unit of the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki. The number of participants, according to the participation list was 72. more
On 22 Dec 2011 the first BlasNet press-conference was organized by RAPIV. During the event journalists from the following media took part: “Your day”; “Dnes+”, news paper “Black Sea”; “Radio Varna”, “Narodno delo”; “Vlastta.com”, etc. The press-conference was held in the premises of Radio Varna. Dr. Dimitar Radev, project manager, Ivelina Nestorova, senior project officer and Georgi Dimchev, project administrator participated from RAPIV. They presented to the audience the project, its main objectives and activities and the partnering organizations. more
On 4th September 2013 (Wednesday) at 10:00, the Final Conference "Black Sea Network for Regional Development" will be held in the "Black Sea" hotel, hall "Varna", Varna, within the European project " Black Sea Network for Regional Development" (BlasNET), under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2007 - 2013". Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations - Varna (RAPIV) is the Lead partner of the project.