Sofia Development Association

SDA is a centre for research, innovations and experiment. It was established by Sofia Municipal Council Resolution N9 348/08.07.2010 and is registered in public benefit under the Not-for-Profit Legal Entities Act. SDA’s Managing Board comprises representatives of the city administration and municipal councillors from all political parties.

SDA is funded in part by the municipal budget. SDA coordinates the implementation of the Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation of Sofia and manages the Fund for Innovations, a public-private fund for small grants in support of innovation and start-ups. SDA runs Sofia Lab, a member of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL).

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