In continuation with the successfully held “Accelerator Program for start-ups in the field of agriculture between China and CEE”, APACCCEEC upgrades the activity of this project by establishing the first “Academy for Entrepreneurship in Agriculture” in Bulgaria and in the CEE countries. The Academy of the APACCCEEC will offer trainings (in the form of lectures and seminars) and financial support (in the form of awards for successful applicants).
Among the partners within the Academy are representatives of the real sector, industry and non-governmental organizations, universities, startups and successful entrepreneurs.
Among the objectives of the Academy for Entrepreneurship in Agriculture are: development of youth entrepreneurship and newly created companies from the agricultural sector and related sub-sectors, as well as supporting innovative concepts and ideas that develop the potential of agriculture.
How we will support the participants in the Academy for Entrepreneurship in Agriculture: a training program from the APACCCEEC and the project partners, as well as from external professional lecturers and mentors; free participation in the Academy and receiving a certificate of successful training; a financial award of BGN 5,000 for the best project for each edition; communication and institutional support from partners; access to the network of partners of the APACCCEEC.
Preliminary Program for 2024:
Details for participation:
* The application will be made through a specialized platform on the website of the APACCCEEC;
* Applicants for the Academy might be both legal entities and individuals from CEEC;
* The selection of participants will be based on pre-approved basic criteria for participation (motivation letter, English language proficiency, basic IT skills, preliminary project proposal);
* The winner of each edition will be encouraged through a financial award (5 000 BGN) with which to build and/or further develop its project. An external jury will evaluate the participants in the Academy for Entrepreneurship in Agriculture.
In order to apply for participation in the Academy for Entrepreneurship in Agriculture, please fill in and submit the following forms:
For contacts and additional information:
Tel: + 359 2 843 1040