Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will open the first scientific and technological park in Bulgaria - Sofia Tech Park, at an official ceremony on Friday, the press office of the Bulgarian Head of State announced.
Along with the Bulgarian President, the inauguration of the first innovation eco-system in Bulgaria will be also attended by the President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of the Free State of Bavaria Horst Seehofer, European Commissioner for Regional Development Corina Cretsu, Bulgarian Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski and Executive Director of Sofia Tech Park Elitsa Panayotova.
The ceremony will be held at the Innovation Forum building of Sofia Tech Park.
The forum will be symbolically named by President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after the great inventor of Bulgarian origin Prof. John Atanasov.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Slovakian counterpart Andrej Kiska will also symbolically inaugurate a street within Sofia Tech Park, which will be named after Slovakian inventor Jozef Murgas.
After that the two Presidents will visit the building of the Incubator.
At 1 p.m. Mr Plevneliev and Mr Kiska will set the start of the official panel within the Role of Tech Parks for the Development of Entrepreneurship and Innovations conference.
The two-day discussion will be dedicated to the policies in support of innovations and the role of the scientific-technological parks for the establishment of economy based on knowledge.
FOCUS News Agency