In 2020, after several months of discussion, we – the partners of this project, were convinced that it is extremely important to work on the establishment of innovative management models in a bio-based economy in the cross-border region of Maritsa Evros, which in turn will help build an environment for better informed decision-making processes, social engagement and innovation. This is the basis we founded in developing EU 2 BIO.
The focus of the project and its activities allow a wide range of stakeholders from the cross-border region to improve their skills and knowledge, thus increasing opportunities for the development of bioproducts in both countries, based on two main approaches:
In this regard, the project envisages the implementation of three main activities – strategic analyses, strategic planning and promotion of the cross-border bio area.
The association is registered as a non-profit legal entity in 2009, with the aim of supporting the development of family, small and medium-sized businesses in Haskovo region, assisting in generating new ideas, exchanging information and experience from developed market societies to reduce unemployment in the region, to support the non-governmental sector and create favorable conditions for its development.
The Federation of Professionals, Crafts and Trade Associations of Evros (OEBES Evros) is a secondary professional organization (federation) founded in 1945. The members of the federation are the main trade unions of bakers, tavern and cafe owners, traders, retailers, electricians, plumbers, hairdressers and grocers from the Prefecture of Evros in Greece. The objectives of the organization are to consolidate, preserve, study and promote the common economic, social and professional interest of its members in the service of the community as a whole.