In the framework of INOLINK project, under
INTERREG IVC of the European Commission, delegation from Varna, including: Mr.
Dancho Simeonov, District Governor of Varna District, Mr. Kosta Bazitov –
Deputy Mayor of Varna Municipality; Prof. Anna Nedyalkova, rector of Varna
Free University; Prof. Aneliya Klisarova, rector of Medical University -
Varna; Mr. Yani Yanev, Chairman of the Management Board of Regional Agency for
Entrepreneurship and Innovations – Varna (RAPIV); Dr. Dimitar Radev, Executive
Director and Ms. Irina Kircheva, Project Expert, participated in study visit in
Coventry, West Midlands, UK on 07th and 08th March 2012.
The delegation got acquainted with the policies
for support of innovations, business and the commercialization of scientific
research. The activities of the Technology Park in Coventry were presented in
detail as well as the activities of the four Applied Research Institutes within
the park: Health and Design Technologies Institute, Serious Games Institute,
Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship. Opportunities for future partnership
were discussed. The Chairman of the Council of Stratford upon Avon, Mr. Eric
Payne accepted the Bulgarian representatives.