From the beginning of 2015 the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge is working on a new project developing an ecopreneurship training program for students. The target group is young people with various academic backgrounds from the cities Plovdiv (South Bulgaria), Ruse and Svishtov (North Bulgaria).

The project is funded by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (The Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt DBU) and it is conducted jointly with the German Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH IFEU)


  • acquiring specific entrepreneurial skills for students (by creating a 10-week training modules);
  • promoting modern business achievements in the field of environmental technologies (year-round campaign with periodic meetings between businesses and students);
  • creating consultancy ecopreneurship centers in at least two of the three cities to act as hubs for universities, business and students.

For more information

Martin J. Ivanov, PhD

+359 895 445 827