The project is implemented with the financial support of Operational program ‘Good Governance’ 2014 - 2020 financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund.
The duration of the project is 18 months (December 2015 - May 2017) and amounts to 750 979 BGN.
In compliance with the signed contract between NSI and Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) to the Commission, NSI prepared regional business demography data for reference years 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The contracting authority is the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). The project will be implemented within the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs (COSME) 2014 - 2020, adopted by Regulation (EU) No. 1287/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013.
The general objectives of the project are:
• Development and extension of the micro-data linking (MDL) of structural business statistics and other business statistics;
Eurostat and the European Statistical System (ESS) partners are working on the development of the national statistical business registers under the scope of the ESS VIP project European System of Interoperable Business Registers (ESBRs).