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Bulgarian SMEs are Exploring Europe’s Microelectronics Powerhouse during EXCITE exchange in Dresden

The EXCITE consortium as well as 16 SMEs and cluster organizations, embarked on a captivating journey to Dresden from 19 to 22 June 2023. This enthralling expedition aimed to delve into the local high-tech ecosystem of Saxony, renowned as Europe’s microelectronics powerhouse. With over 40 participants from ten European countries, this exchange of knowledge and ideas fostered collaboration and innovation in the dynamic realm of microelectronics, IoT, and smart systems. Over the course of three eventful days, the participants had the unique opportunity to engage with prominent Saxonian companies, witness cutting-edge facilities, and immerse themselves in the region’s vibrant innovation ecosystem. The mission’s carefully curated program included an array of activities, from captivating company pitches to enlightening presentations and inspiring site visits. The focus on smart systems, IoT, and semiconductor technology ensured that every participant gained invaluable insights and experiences. The business mission to Silicon Saxony facilitated an enriching exchange of knowledge, ideas, and innovation, strengthening the ties between European SMEs and cluster organizations. The region’s unparalleled ecosystem, comprised of industry leaders, cutting-edge research institutions, and a thriving network.

Bulgarian participants – Hristo Stefanov, SmartCom Bulgaria and George Angelov Cluster Microelectronics and Embedded Systems were among the key note speakers at Silicon Saxony Day.

Bulgarian company Generic Soft had the opportunity to network with key industry players, gain insights into cutting-edge IT trends, and increase our company’s visibility.