The GATE project was announced at the European Day of Entrepreneur (EDE) on 25 October 2017 by assoc. prof Dessislava Petrova-Antonova, leader of Work Package 5 "Dissemination and Communication".
The idea of EDE is an initiative with earnest traditions of the United Europe. The event was organised in the frame of the PAXIS Network (The Pilot Action of Excellence on Innovative Start-ups) aimed at dissemination of best models for establishing new technology based companies. The concept of this forum is introduced by EUROCITIES (Network of the European Towns) and the European Commission.
This year the forum took place at the Hall of the Representation of the European Commission in Sofia. Its slogan was “European challenges to the Bulgarian entrepreneurship”. The event was organised with the support of the Representation of the EU in Bulgaria, the Ministry of Economy and the Regional Information Center – Sofia.