OP ”Innovation and competitiveness”

Innovation and Competitiveness

Project: BG16RFOP002-2.004-0001 “Providing favorable business environment through the establishment, maintenance and development of information databases in the field of market surveillance, metrological supervision and quality control of liquid fuels and by improving the technical capacity of the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance”

On 22.11.2016 the project of the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance BG16RFOP002-2.004-0001 “Providing favorable business environment through the establishment, maintenance and development of information databases in the field of market surveillance, metrological supervision and quality control of liquid fuels and by improving the technical capacity of the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance” started.

The implementation period of the project is 36 months, the total project value is 1999 953.82 leva.

Main activities:

  • Activity 1: Establishment, maintenance and development of information databases and electronic registers for the SAMTS needs;
  • Activity 2: Improvement  of the technical provision of control and surveillance activities by supplying measuring and testing equipment and specialized motor vehicles;
  • Activity 3: Activities related to project information and communication;
  • Activity 4: Development of tender documentation for the envisaged in the project public procurements and preparation of analyses and assessments of the technical specifications;
  • Activity 5: Insurance of the supplied measuring and testing equipment and specialized vehicles;
  • Activity 6: Financial audit of the project.

This project aims to enhance national quality infrastructure (with its core elements – market surveillance, legal metrology, technical inspection, conformity assessment and quality control of liquid fuels), which is a prerequisite for the formation of capacity growth of the SMEs and creation of favorable business environment for the economic operators.

The implementation of the project will improve the quality of the provided by SAMTS surveillance and control activities, it will help for ensuring fair competition and equal market conditions and thus  will contribute to the business environment improvement.

The procedure of direct financing is realized with the financial support of Operational Programme “Innovation and Competitiveness” 2014-2020, (OPIC), under Priority Axis 2 “Entrepreneurship and capacity for growth of SMEs”, Investment Priority 2.2 “Capacity for growth of SMEs”, co-financed by the European Union under the European Regional Development Fund.