Conducting research, developing assessments and analyses

EFTA SERVICES has experience in the preparation of various feasibility studies, marketing and other studies needed in the preparation and planning of projects and programmes. We offer various analyses, incl. financial, social, economic, sociological and other related to the implementation of projects and programmes, according to the expectations and specific needs of our clients. We perform evaluations of projects, programmes, strategic documents and plans, as well as evaluations related to the implementation of activities or risk assessments.

Some of the projects we have implemented in this area are:

Evaluation of the national Strategy for Rural Development 2007-2013 for Bulgaria and the Partnership Agreement 2014-2020 for Bulgaria in terms of policies related to and leading to entrepreneurship, competitiveness, innovation and smart specialization and analysis of the priorities and objectives of cross-border cooperation programmes in terms of Smart Specialization and outlining proposals for cooperation between the regions of Bulgaria and Greece under the project: “Smart Specialization“ , funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Programme “Greece-Bulgaria 2007-2013“ , grant agreement № B3.32.02 / 31.12 .2013

Client: Regional Association of Municipalities “Maritsa”

Agro - ecological and economic assessment of the benefits of the project activities implemented by the Municipality of Lyubimets, related to the reduction of production costs for growing crops under the project: “AGRO_LESS “, funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Program Greece-Bulgaria 2007- 2013, grant agreement № B3.11.02.

Client: Regional Association of Municipalities “Maritsa”

Research and evaluation of the implemented integration measures in the Burgas region on the basis of quantitative and qualitative analyses

Client: Municipality of Pomorie

Research and analysis of competitiveness and innovation in the districts of Haskovo, Kardzhali, Smolyan and Blagoevgrad.

Client: Regional Association of Municipalities “Maritsa”

Preparation of two cost-benefit analyses for the needs of the Municipality of Dobrich under the first call of the INTERREG V-A Romania - Bulgaria Programme 2014 - 2020, according to the requirements of the application guidelines and Annex A. 7. Cost-benefit analysis to them.

Client: Municipality of Dobrich

“Development of methodology and research“ under the project “Promotion and development of natural and cultural heritage of the Bulgarian-Greek cross-border region through intelligent and electronic tools “, with the acronym “eTOURIST“ under the Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-A “Greece - Bulgaria 2014-2020“, ref. № 1714, Grant Agreement № B2.6s.07 / 09.10.2017.

Client: Regional Association of Municipalities “Maritsa”