The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium bestowed the first prize on the young innovator Hristina Hristova
25 January 2017, Sofia. At the official ceremony late last night, the winners in the third edition of the “Innovation in Action” 2016 initiative, organized by Solvay Sodi AD, were announced. For the first year, the initiative is realized with the main support of Aurubis Bulgaria AD.
The big winner for 2016 is Hristina Hristova, with her project “Social Network for Agricultural Producers” consists of the development of a platform for easy and prompt communication, using which agrarians will inform apiarists online when proceeding to treating melliferous cultures. Its realization offers a solution to the global problem of bee extinction as a result of the use of pesticides. The prize won by Hristina Hristova is participation in the summer program of Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management in Brussels in 2017. It was bestowed personally by H. E. François Bontemps, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in Bulgaria. “The story of Ernest Solvay, a Belgian chemist, industrialist and philanthropist, is inspiring and motivating. I am confident that the participation in Academy “Innovation in Action” will give you the knowledge and skills to be like him and to make the world we live in a better place”, said H. E. François Bontemps in his address to the finalists in the initiative.