Representatives of Sofia Municipality and the Business sector participated in the first business meeting regarding the Digital Cities Challenge project

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

On May 9 the team of Sofia Investment Agency organized a Vision and Ambition Workshop as part of the European Commission's Digital Cities Challenge Project.

Representatives of Sofia Municipality and the the business sector, as well as of utility and telecom companies and academic circles took part in the meeting. Its aim was to formulate Sofia's vision and ambition statement which will be part of a roadmap to the creation of a strategy for digital transformation of the city.

Digital Cities Challenge is a tailored programme of coaching and facilitation launched by the European Commission to help 15 European cities develop and implement digital policies that can transform day to day life for residents, businesses, workers, and entrepreneurs. It is a 14-18-month programme during which the participating cities receive tailored advice and support from high-level experts that help them develop and implement a digital strategy.