Cluster “Innovative Health Solutions” implements Project BG16RFOP002-2.009-0029-C01 “Development of Cluster Innovative Health Solutions” under BG16RFOP002-2.009 “Cluster Development in Bulgaria”, funded under Operational Program “Innovation and Competitiveness” 2014-2020
Implementation period: 15.11.2017 – 15.05.2019 (18 months)
Total project cost – BGN 481 700, of which:
Grant – BGN 385 359.98 (of which: European funding: BGN 327 555.98 and national funding: BGN 57 804.00)
Co-financing by the beneficiary – BGN 96 340.02
Brief description of the project:
The “Development of a Cluster Innovative Health Solutions” includes organizational and administrative strengthening activities, which suggests providing the necessary prerequisites and conditions for enhancing the research and innovation potential of the cluster as a whole, respectively to create high quality and market-responsive products and services. Within the framework of the project, an innovative competitive health-related “I-Health Community” product will be developed through the creation of active cooperation between cluster members and access to resources, know-how and others, using the capabilities of modern electronic technologies. The main objective of the product will be to provide a specialized service enabling each user of health services to create and manage their own personal health information, as well as to exercise control and monitoring on the actions of third parties.
The project includes, in addition to the activities related to enhancement of the administrative capacity and research potential of the cluster and development of an innovative competitive product, construction of prerequisites for promoting cooperation and internationalization, which is essential for the provision of competitive advantages to the cluster in the global market. Of key importance for the implementation of the objectives of the project proposal are also the participation of representatives of the cluster’s administrative body and of cluster members in world-famous international forums and fairs in the field of the project idea, which presuppose the creation of collaborations and internationalization and respectively enhancing the competitiveness and business development of Cluster Innovative Health Solutions and its members.