The national presentation of the Programme for a Business Hub with countries from the EU, Japan & the Republic of Korea upcoming

The event will take place on Thursday, 20 June, starting at 3:00 p.m. in a hybrid format – on-site at the BCCI building, city of Sofia, 9 Iskar Str., floor 1, Hall A and virtually on the ZOOM platform.

About the Programme

The EU – Japan & Republic of Korea Business Hub is an EU-funded Programme supporting EU SMEs in the sectors of ecology, digitalisation and health to get into the markets of Japan and the Republic of Korea.

In the next 4 years, the Programme will organise 10 business missions in Japan and 10 missions in the Republic of Korea and each business mission will enable 50 innovative EU companies to benefit from training sessions, on-site visits, networking and participation in international exhibitions, among others.

Programme of the event

During the event, we will consider the main objectives of the Business Hub, the services offered by the Programme, the information about the business missions, eligibility criteria and the process of selecting the participating companies.

Within the Presentation, the Calendar of the first business missions to Japan and the Republic of Korea will be shared and information will be provided on the Programme, the target sectors and industries for each mission, as well as the schedule, stipulated for the Application process.

The Programme of the event is attached to this Invitation.

  • Why do you have to be present at this event?
  • In order to learn more about the green, digital and health sectors in Japan and the Republic of Korea;
  • To learn more about the advantages and opportunities offered by the Business Hub Programme;
  • To learn how to express interest in the forthcoming business missions and learn more about the process of application.

If you are an SME from the EU or a start-up, working in the ecological, digital or health sector and the above-mentioned business missions are of interest to you, then this event is specially made for you! Participation is free of charge but preregistration is necessary. Working language: English.

Interested companies have to meet specific criteria in order to satisfy the conditions for participation in the Business Hub Programme! For more information on the eligibility requirements and the EU Programme, please visit the following website: https://eubusinesshub.eu/.


To register for the event, please fill in the Registration Form by 18 June 2024.

If you need any further information or have any questions, please contact the Directorate for International Cooperation and International Organisations at BCCI by calling the following phone number: 02 8117 494 or 02 8117 489, or by sending an email to: m.markova@bcci.bg.