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An extended meeting of the Cluster Management Board

An extended meeting of the Cluster Management Board was held on September 20, 2016, in the office of the Cluster in Sofia, attended by members of the Board of CMA and representatives of the member companies.

The board of CMA accepted as a new member of the cluster the company ELNA Ltd. - Gabrovo.

It was decided that CMA will participate as an associate member of the newly built center of excellence in Sofia in the priority field of Innovation strategy for smart specialization of the republic of Bulgaria - „Mechatronics and clean technologies“ and recommended to combine the prepared projects for Competence centers (CCPs) in Plovdiv and Gabrovo into a single one.

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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF CMA

General meeting of Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

In accordance with the decision of the Board of CMA from 03.02.2016 on, we remind you that the General Assembly of the Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“ (CMA) will be held on April 6, 2016 (Wednesday) 12.00 am at „Rodopi“ Inter Expo Center, Sofia, boulevard „Tsarigradsko shose“.

The General Assembly will proceed with the following agenda:

1. Report of the CMA in 2015 - report Mr. V. Slavkov - Exec. Director.
2. Financial statements and balance of CMA for 2015 - report Ms. Ivanova.
3. Development Plan of CMA for the period 2016-2020 - report Mr. V. Slavkov - Exec. Director and Mr. S. Vazharov - Regional Manager.
4. Admission of new members of CMA.
5. Others.

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BALANCE SHEET 31.12.2015

COSTS AND REVENUES FOR 2015

NON-COMMERCIAL COSTS AND REVENUES FOR 2015

SHORT REPORT „STRUCTURAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRENGTHENING, MARKETING DEVELOPMENT AND ESTABLISHMENT OF EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION STRUCTURES (MECHATRONICS).“

ADVANCED REPORT „STRUCTURAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRENGTHENING, MARKETING DEVELOPMENT AND ESTABLISHMENT OF EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION STRUCTURES (MECHATRONICS).“

INNOVATION STRATEGY FOR SMART SPECIALIZATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA 2014-2020

INNOVATION STRATEGY FOR SMART SPECIALIZATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA 2014-2020 - APPENDIX 1

MINUTES OF THE GENERAL MEETING OF CMA /06.04.2016, SOFIA/

Forthcoming creation of a center of excellence (COE) in the field of mechatronics and clean technologies

Bulgarian Industrial Association On January 29, 2016, in the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) was held a workshop in conjunction with the forthcoming establishment of the first Center of Excellence in the field of mechatronics and clean industry in Bulgaria.

The meeting was officially opened by the Executive Chairman of BIA Bozhidar Danev and Deputy Minister of Education and Science prof. Kostadin Kostadinov. Among the participants were members of the Board of BIA - Ventsislav Slavkov, Cyril Zheliazkov and prof. Marin Hristov, representatives of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski“ (SU), Technical University (TU) in Sofia, Plovdiv, Gabrovo and Varna, Chemical Technology and Metallurgy - Sofia, the Association of Business Clusters (ABC), as well as heads of business organizations and companies operating in field of electrical engineering and mechatronics.

      

      

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2016 - The year of robots at the technical university

2016 - The year of robots at the technical university A robot of the Company Mitsubishi Electric type MELFA RV-3SB was „revived“ and today begins to act in the new Regional Training Center of the Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“ at the Plovdiv branch of the Technical University.

From next semester nearly 60 students from Bachelor and Master programs in „Automation, Information and Control Engineering“, „Industrial engineering“ and „Mechatronics“ will be trained to develop programs for management of industrial manipulators using the robot.


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In TU Plovdiv scientists „revived“ a robot

In TU Plovdiv scientists „revived“ a robot Plovdiv technical university plans to build a robotic cell, which in addition to the new robot, will have programmable logic controllers „Mitsubishi Electric“ which will synchronize with it and manage mechanisms for orientation of workpieces appropriately to the machine arm.

In 2016 - 2017 the University expects to obtain another robot - industrial manipulator as a donation from the company „Spesima“ Ltd, and the robot will be type KUKA.



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The company Rommtech-3S Ltd has opened a new production hall in Vratsa

The company Rommtech-3S Ltd has opened a new production hall in Vratsa The company „Intelligent security systems“ in Vratsa opened a new, modern production facility and office building opened on July 15. The building is located in the former „Milk industry“ of E79 in the direction of Montana and has a modern technological equipment. The total covered production area is 7000 q.m.

During the official opening ceremony, the manager of the company Eng. Ivo Varganov shared his experience in the company recalling it with pride and especially heading salute to its partners and employees - for their endless optimism and commitment.










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Tender procedure in connection with DBFP № BG161PO 003.2.4.02-0046-C0001, entitled: „Structural-organizational strengthening, marketing development and development of educational, research and production structures (Mechatronics)“ in accordance with decree № 118 / 05.20.2014 for the selection of a contractor for organizing seminars, trainings, conferences, information events, exchange of experience, best practices, business trips of the administrative body of the Cluster and organization members of the Cluster.

Necessary application documents:
TEMPLATE OF PUBLIC INVITATION
TEMPLATE OF OFFER FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROCEDURE „SELECTION WITH PUBLIC INVITATION“
TEMPLATE OF REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFERS
TEMPLATE OF APPLICANT DECLARATION
TEMPLATE OF DRAFT AGREEMENT

On 5th and 6th of December 2014 in Samokov will be held a joint meeting of the Management Board and the administrative body of the Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“ (CMA) to capture the first stage of DBFP № BG161PO 003.2.4.02-0046-C0001, entitled: „Structural-organizational strengthening, marketing development and establishment of educational, research and production structures (Mechatronics)“.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:
CLUSTER CONFERENCE 5 - 6 DECEMBER 2014 – SAMOKOV

At the General meeting of the Association of Business Clusters (ABC) held on 11.28.2014 year was elected a new board and as its chairman was appointed Dr. Eng. Ventsislav Slavkov, president and CEO of Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“ ( CMA). A new supervisory board chaired by Eng. Nikolay Minkov, CEO of Industrial Cluster „SREDNOGORIE MED“ was elected.

Д-р инж. Венцислав Славков

Dr. Eng. Ventsislav Slavkov


Founder and manager of the Bulgarian-German company „Spesima“ LTD.
Chairman of MB of ABC.
Chairman of the Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“.
Board member of BIA.
Board member of SAI.
Board Member of the Bulgarian Society for Robotics.
Member of the Expert Council on Innovations in the Applied Research and Communications Fund (ARC Fund).


LINKS:
Association of Business Clusters (ABC)
SPESIMA Ltd.

Tender procedure in connection to DBFP № BG161PO 003.2.4.02-0046-C0001, entitled: „Structural-organizational strengthening, marketing development and establishment of educational, research and production structures (Mechatronics)“ in accordance with decree № 118 / 05.20.2014 for the selection with public call of equipment suppliers for the supply of DMA.

Necessary application documents:
TEMPLATE OF REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFERS
ОБРАЗЕЦ НА ВХОДЯЩ РЕГИСТЪР НА ПОЛУЧЕНИТЕ ОФЕРТИ
ОБРАЗЕЦ НА ДЕКЛАРАЦИЯ ЗА БЕЗПРИСТРАСТНОСТ И ПОВЕРИТЕЛНОСТ
ОБРАЗЕЦ НА ПОКАНА ЗА СКЛЮЧВАНЕ НА ДОГОВОР
TEMPLATE OF DRAFT AGREEMENT
TEMPLATE OF ORDER / DECISION ON THE APPOINTMENT OF THE COMMISSION
TEMPLATE OF PROTOCOL FOR CLASSIFICATION OF CANDIDATES
TEMPLATE OF DECLARATION BY THE APPLICANT
TEMPLATE OF OFFER FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROCEDURE „SELECTION WITH PUBLIC INVITATION“
TEMPLATE OF PUBLIC INVITATION
METHODOLOGY FOR EVALUATION OF TENDERS FOR SUPPLIERS OF EQUIPMENT

Documents and minutes of the joint meeting of the newly elected Board of Directors and administrative body of CMA:
List of members of the board of CMA, with contact details.
Minutes of the meeting.

Dear colleagues,
We inform you that on October 22, 2014 at 14.00 at the office of CMA, which is located at: Sofia 1592, bul. Asen Yordanov № 9, building Spesima Ltd., 2nd floor, will be hold a joint meeting of the new Board of CMA with the attendance of the administrative body of CMA.

Agenda is as follows:
1. Examination of the structure of the report on the first phase of the contract „Mechatronics“.
2. Distribution of tasks needed for the report preparing on the first stage, which should be completed by the end of 11/2014.
3. Others.


Failing to attend, please inform us in advance, no later than Monday, 20/10/2014.


Regards,
Dr. Eng. V. Slavkov
Chairman and Executive Director of CMA

Links to presentations and documents from the seminar held on 30/09/2014 in Plovdiv:
Presentation of Rommtech-3S
Presentation of CMA
Presentation of the project „Mechatronics“
Questionnaire
Opportunities to participate in Horizon 2020

In connection with the performance of the contract „Structural - organizational strengthening, marketing development and establishment of educational research and production structures (Mechatronics)“ will be held a seminar and presentation of Cluster Mechatronics and Automation to attract new members and clients.
The seminar will be held on 09/30/2014, Tuesday.
Time: 10:00 - 16:00 h.
Venue: Plovdiv International Technical Fair, Pavilion № 27 of BIA.


Regards,
Dr. Eng. V. Slavkov
Chairman and Executive Director of CMA

Seminar invitation

На закрито заседание на 12.08.2014г. Софийски градски съд реши да впише Клъстър Мехароника и Автоматизация в регистъра за юридически лица с нестопанска цел.
Съдебно решение

On August 19, 2014, in the office of CMA, was held a meeting of the Administrative Department of the Cluster of Mechatronics and Automation.

The meeting had the following agenda:
1) Discussion about opportunities for participation of companies from CMA and cluster in general in Horizon 2020;
2) Adoption of Rules of Procedure of AD at CMA;
3) Discussing the methodology for conducting tenders on the project „Mechatronics“;
4) Co-financing of the project „Mechatronics“;
5) Other.

Minutes of the meeting

Dear colleagues,
In connection with the meeting of the administrative body of CMA on 07/03/2014, in connection the implementation of the project „Mechatronics“ I apply:
1. Schedule for procedures for the implementation of project sent to MEE.
2. Approved budget contract by the MA of the OP „Competitiveness“.
3. Project „Mechatronics“.
4. List of the attendants of the meeting with current phones and e-mails for communication in the administrative body in any need. Part one | Part two.

Regards,
Yotova

The Evaluation Committee for selection of candidates for appointment in administrative department of the Cluster Mechatronics and automation in the frames of the project „Mechatronics“ completed its work.

List of the nominated will be published as soon as MEE agrees.

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CMA started the project „Mechatronics“ and for the purpose of recruitment for the administrative body for the execution of contract № BG161PO003-2.4.02-0046-C001 in the frames of OP „Competitiveness“ is looking to recruit candidates for the following positions:

MANAGER TEAM
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PROJECT MANAGER
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REGIONAL MANAGER
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EXPERT SYSTEM MAINTANANCE
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EXPERT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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EXPERT NETWORKS TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND DATA
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MARKETING COORDINATOR
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COORDINATOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
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EDUCATION COORDINATOR, R & D AND INNOVATION
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NATIONAL COORDINATORS AND SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS
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CEO
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COORDINATOR „FINANCE“
more info

Documents for applying for positions should be sent to the base address of CMA:
1592 Sofia
bul. „Asen Yordanov“ 9
„SPESIMA“ Ltd.
or e-mail: info@spesima.eu

Reports and minutes of the General Meeting held on 23/04/2014:

  • Report on the activities of CMA
  • Report of Cluster Control Board
  • Minutes of the General Assembly of the CMA
  • List of participants
  • Agenda
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    March 19 2014 - Invitation To The General Meeting

    In accordance with the decision of the Board of CMA on March 19, 2014, we remind you that the General Assembly of the CMA will be held on April 23, 2014 at 14.00 at the office of CMA /building of „Spesima“ Ltd./, located at the following address: Sofia 1592, bul. „Asen Yordanov“ №9, contact telephone: 02 973 87 62.

    The General Meeting will be held with the following agenda:

    1. Report of the CMA for the period 2010- 2014 - a report by Dr. Eng. V. Slavkov - CEO of CMA.
    2. Financial statements for 2013 - a report by Ms. P. Ivanova - financial house „Silfida“.
    3. Report of the Supervisory Board of CMA - report by Mr. Spas Spasov - Chairman of the Constitutional Court of CMA.
    4. Report of the Commission's mandate to elect a new MB and CB of CMA -a report by Mr. B. Vanev.
    5. Miscellaneous:
    - A system of accreditation of clusters in Bulgaria - reported Mr. Angel Milev;
    - Determining of the procedure for recruitment of stuff of CMA for the project „MECHATRONICS“ - a report by Mr. B. Vanev;

    Draft resolutions of the General Assembly:

    On point 1 and 2 of the agenda
    1.1. Accepts the report of the Chairman of the Board of CMA and the report of the CCF of CMA for the period 2010 - 2014 year and relieves the members of the Board of CMA of their responsibilities.
    1.2. Adopt the guidelines work in the period 2014-2020.
    1.3. Defined as a priority for the period 2014-2015 an execution of the contract with MEE entitled: „Structural - organizational strengthening, marketing development and establishment of educational research and production structures (Mehatroniks)“.

    On item 3 of the agenda
    Approve financial accounts / balance and statement of revenue and expenditure / 2013

    On item 4 of the agenda
    Select new members:
    4.1. Board of CMA that consists of 9 persons:
    --
    4.2. Control Board of CMA consisting of 3 persons:
    --
    4.3. Expert Council of 8 persons:

    Under item 5 of the agenda
    Please, send confirmation of participation until the end of the week about the attendance of your representative of the General Assembly of the CMA.

    Best Regrads,
    Dr. Eng. V. Slavkov
    CEO of CMA

    On March 10, 2014 CMA signed a contract with the Ministry of Economy № BG161PO003-2.4.02-0046- C001 under the Operational Programme „Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy“.

    The project duration is 18 months and foresees besides strengthening the administrative body of the cluster and the creation of a virtual system data exchange and tutoring between members of the cluster.

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    CMA representatives attended the conference „Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2014. Science, Research, Technological Development“ held on 20/03/2014 in Hilton Hotel Sofia.

    The conference brought together representatives of government institutions, large business organizations in the country, of large, medium and small businesses; as well as members of NGO's and educational environments and media. During the event were presented various innovative approaches that serve companies in their work and were shown some of their achievements in various fields.

    The conference was held in three sessions - „Policies for Competitiveness through science and technological development“; „Relevant innovations in the business of general growth“; „Innovative solutions and effective management“.

    The implementation of the cross-border project with the Republic of Serbia „Institutional, Business and Educational integration in the area of Advanced Technologies and Mechatronics“ (ATM) was successfully completed.

    In the project the Serbian side was represented by the Economic Faculty of the University of Nis, Nis Cluster of Advanced Technologies (NICAT). The Bulgarian side was represented by Cluster „Mechatronics and Automation“ and Foundation „GIS - Transfer Center“.

    During one year were carried out joint initiatives for the exchange of information between the two countries, training, corporate missions and joint participation in fairs and exhibitions. 8 agreements between cluster companies were signed and it was issued a catalog of the project, containing 100 pages with a circulation of 1,000 copies. A site of the project was created, which should be published in all the performance on it - www.bulgaria2serbiacluster.net.

    From 5 to 7 March 2014 in IEC, Sofia CMA participated in the exhibitions Intronica, IFAM and Mashtech & Metal.

    Companies from CMA:

    • Samel 90 AD - Samokov
    • Rommtech-3S Ltd. - Vratsa
    • Vaniko Ltd. - Blagoevgrad
    • Saturn Engineering Ltd. - Sofia
    • Disi Ltd. - Sofia
    • Spesima Ltd. - Sofia
    CMA participated in a booth together with the industrial cluster Electric (EVIC). The participation of the two clusters was supported by EEN (Europe enterprise network) and ABC (Association of Business Clusters).

    Several companies from CMA were presented with their stands at the exhibition Expo 2013 in Hall 3, C3.

    The participants were:

    • Saturn Engineering Ltd. – Sofia
    • Samel 90 AD – Samokov
    • Rommtech-3S Ltd. – Vratsa
    • OSKAR-EL Ltd. - Sofia
    • Vaniko Ltd. – Blagoevgrad
    • AMK Drives and Controls Ltd. - Gabrovo
    • Spesima Ltd. – Sofia
    • John Atanasoff Union of Automation and Informatics (UAI)
    • Applied Research and Communications Fund (ARC Fund)

     

    This year at the International Technical batter Plovdiv, with their stands were represented several companies from CMA:

    • AMK Drives and Controls Ltd. - Gabrovo
    • Rommtech-3S Ltd. – Vratsa
    • Samel 90 AD – Samokov
    • Spesima Ltd. – Sofia

     

    „SPESIMA“ Ltd. was nominated with the award „Gold medal and diploma“ for the exhibits „Series specialized robots „MPS“ for automation of die casting machines“.

    On 26/09/2012 at the Plovdiv International Fair was held a seminar on „Internationalization of corporate activity“. The seminar was attended by members of the CMA, as well as guests from the Magdeburg cluster - SMAB and guests from Nis cluster NiCAT. Before starting the workshop part of the participants gathered themselves at the stand of „SPESIMA“ GmbH.