• Project idea information


    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Increase competences for business and social innovation - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources - Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas - Improve institutional capacities to tackle major societal challenges

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Ytrus Foundation

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    Herodotus describes Thracians as numerous people. Thracians lived across Southeast Europe. Thracians rarely reached general public unions, although they had a common language, culture and divine pantheon. Early and paramount Thracian god is a

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    Project Zalmoxis is oriented to Priority Axis 2. „Environment and culture responsible Danube region.”
    The overall project objective is to identify unused natural resources and cultural assets as they can be mobilized in these new tourist destinations in

    Main results and core outputs

    The results of the project "Zalmoxis" will contribute to the implementation of the program indicator 2.2 - Intensity of cooperation to strengthen the sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources and particularly will be measured by the n

    Main foreseen activities

    The project idea foresees the implementation of activities for the formation of research capacity / expertise workshops, presentations, trainings /; collecting, analyzing and summarizing information on groundwater resources could become part of a future t

    Innovative character of the project idea

    Till now there isn’t any research in the urban and rural network area under ground and also opportunities to be integrated in favor of tourism. Creating a common tourist product including underground areas is innovation.

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    2,6mln euro

    Estimated duration
    (in months)


  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners

    Ruse Distric Government
    Associaton of Bulgarian cities and regions

  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners

    Authorities responsible for underground areas in Danube countries

  • Contact Person


    Lili Borisova, Ani Chiprianova


    Ruse,Bulgaria, sqr"D-r Mustakov"2



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Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)