Regional Cluster North-East (RCNE)

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Lobbying costs:

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10,000€ - 24,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2018

Lobbyists declared: 4 FTE (5)

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Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0

Meetings with European Commission: 0

Lobbying costs over the years:


Regional Cluster North-East (RCNE)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

563377121989-42 (First registered: 28 May 2016)


Goals / Remit

Regional Cluster “North - East” was established in 2012 and oficially registered in 2014 as a public-private partnership. Members of The Cluster are municipalities, schools and vocational training centers, College of Tourism and Agriculture, University of Economics – Varna, Faculty of Agronomy – Varna Technical University, Varna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, NGOs, companies operating in the fields of industry, trade, tourism and services, agricultural producers and associations of producers, wholesale markets for fresh and processed foods etc.
Regional Cluster “North - East” participates in the management of “Friends of Europe” Club, which is a NGO working in the field of children and youth. The main activities of the Club are to offer after-school trainings in the fields of culture, art, European values.
Regional Cluster “North-East” represents also a research and development structure – Institute “Balkan and Black Sea Fresh Foods Marketing Initiative” which in 2012 began to function as a institute within the Cluster. Main tasks of The BBSFFMI are related to research in the field of production, postharvest, storage and marketing of fresh and processed fruits, vegetables, fish and flowers, rural development. BBSFFMI also deals with curriculum development and delivery of training to increase the capacity of agricultural workers and those living in rural areas.
A member of the Cluster is also Balkan and Black Sea Business Institute. BBSBI is specializes in coastal management and development.


Roma inclusion Blue Growth Youth Agriculture and Rural Development Fisheries and aquaculture Regional Policy Culture Innovation Environment Employmen Inclusion


Head office:
23B Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd.
Varna 9002

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