Bulgaria (BG)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Sofia
  • Region size icon 110.370 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 6.838.937 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 71.076,95 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 100,00 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 4,30 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 0,77 (2021)
Urban Data Platform

S3 Priorities


Name Description
New technologies in creative and re-creative industries Computer and mobile applications and games with educational marketing and/or entertainment character
Mechatronics and clean technologies sectors Clean technologies and new solutions for sustainable energy systems with focus on the transport sector; "smart homes" and "smart cities" solutions; advanced automation processes, including 3-D modelling, and assisted management software solutions with application in manufacturing
Healthy life and biotechnology industries Improved high productive technologies for traditional food sector; new approaches to diagnostics and medical instruments and equipment; advanced solutions, nano and biotechnologies to be applied in medicine, health care services, other than in blue economy; green/ bio based economy
Informatics and ICT New and hybrid applications (including 3D digitalization) for industrial design, assembling, visualization, prototyping and other areas (cultural heritage). Big Data, Grid and Cloud Technologies. Development of wireless sensors and language technologies

You can obtain more detail following this link: EYE@RIS3 Priorities

Digital Innovation Hubs

Technical Competences

Services Provided

Market Sectors

You can obtain more detail following this link: Digital Innovation Hubs Tool



  • Email: e.komatichev@mi.government.bg
  • Phone: 00359-2 940 7255

Digital Growth

  • Email: m.nikolova@e-gov.bg
  • Phone: 00359-2 949 2033