THE HUB
Mission
Southeast Digital Innovation Hub, or DigIhub, is a NGO joint initiative of organisations from the public, private, non-governmental and the educational sectors in Burgas. 

Our mission is to facilitate the effective transition to digitalisation of the working processes, to support the representatives of the business in the region for the introducing and/or implementation of digital technologies and intelligent systems, and for offering of services with higher quality. 

DigIhub enables the trans-sectoral joint initiatives, workshops, and innovative start-ups. It contributes to the realization of joint projects for digital transformation of the business, which boosts the technological and innovative potential of the region for providing of a wide range of services in the area of tourism, cultural identity, logistic and mobility. 

OBJECTIVES
Focus areas

DigIhub’s activity focus includes the following thematic areas:

Green mobility

logistic, supporting services connected mainly with the automobile transport

Blue economy

tourism management, integration of tourist products in a regional chain of attractions

Intelligent carbon neutral development

data management and implementation of technologies for a safe, healthy and sustainable living and marine environment, and resource efficiency

Objectives:

  • To support the implementation of the European Digital single market strategy at local and regional levels;
  • To create a service portfolio connected with the digitalization, that will be provided through the established partnership networks;
  • To perform assessment of the stakeholders’ digitalisation potential; 
  • To offer affordable solutions and a digital platform for small and medium business management with free access to optional modules to facilitate the digital transition;
  • To advise on individual solutions and support the innovation or transformation of existing processes through digital technologies;
  • To support the knowledge and technology transfer for effective technological development; 
  • To enable an opportunity for creation and enhancement of the digital potential of the business in a specialized Certification Centre.

Capabilities:

  • Sensors, actuators, MEMS, NEMS, RF
  • Photonics, electronic and optical functional materials
  • Robotics and autonomous systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence and cognitive systems
  • Location based technologies
  • Cyber security
  • Data mining, big data, database management
  • Augmented and virtual reality, visualization
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Software as a service and service architectures
  • Cloud computing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • ICT management, logistics and business systems
  • Internet services (e.g. web development, web production, design, networking, and e-commerce)
SERVICES
What we do
Southeast Digital Innovation Hub provides the following services to small and medium-sized companies:

ECOSYSTEM BUILDING

CONCEPT VALIDATION AND PROTOTYPING

TESTING AND VALIDATION

DATABASE MANAGEMENT

AWARENESS CREATION

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

BOARD
Team

Ina
Agafonova

Board member
Ina Agafonova is Executive Director of Digitalization and Integration of New Technologies Foundation (DINT). She is an experienced executive officer with a demonstrated history of working in the renewables & environmental industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a master degree in International Economic Relations and second master in Ecology. Skilled in negotiation, business planning, strategic planning and business development.

Petko
Georgiev

Chairman
Petko Georgiev is the initiator and chairman of the ICT Cluster – Burgas. He has been working in the field of information technology for nearly 10 years. Part of Cluster’s successful initiatives are providing free training for students and IT talents and attracting some of the largest IT companies in the city of Burgas. He is responsible for the creation of startup ecosystem and modern business and conference conditions in the region.

Prof. Sotir
Sotirov PhD

Board member
Councilor in the Municipal Council – Burgas and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Science, Innovation and Operational Programs
Vice Rector for International Relations
Head of Intelligent Systems Laboratory
Prof. Assen Zlatarov University
Contact us

Mobile:

+359 890-962-222

E-mail:

info@digihub.bg

Address:

Congress Center,
Marine Station,
Burgas