“Sofia Tech Park is a strategic project for the country focused on the development of innovation, new technologies and science”. That was said by Economy Minister Bojidar Loukarsky whilst turning the first sod of Collider Activity Center – one of the main buildings in Sofia Tech Park. The world-leading manufacturer of climbing walls Walltopia will invest BGN 12 M. “The project Collider Activity Center will be a place, where science and business will be pooled to execute joint projects”, said Minister Loukarsky. The building facility is to have a total floor area of 13 000 sqm, including research center, sport areas, high-tech offices, entertainment and shopping areas.
Walltopia holds a certificate for investment class A under the Investment Promotion Law for construction of research and development center as a part of Collider Activity Center. “This is an excellent example for the policy implemented by the Ministry of Economy to promote investment and innovation and to increase the competitiveness and economic growth”, Bojidar Loukarsky explicitly stated. In his words, the economic department is actually engaged with the problems of Bulgarian enterprises and will focus its efforts to improve conditions for doing business, increasing the administration efficiency, maintenance of a competitive environment and support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. The Economy Minister expressed confidence that the investment of Walltopia will be an example for other companies to implement their projects in Sofia Tech Park. “I believe that the construction of Collider Activity Center will raise the profile of Sofia Tech Park, making it an attractive place for investment” Minister Loukarsky concluded.