Research & Innovation performance and Horizon 2020 country participation for Bulgaria

Country profile and featured projects for Bulgaria

The European Semester, the Commission's yearly cycle of economic policy coordination, supports Member States' structural reforms in different policy areas to promote jobs, growth and investment. Research and innovation play a key role in this context. That is why the Commission gives recommendations to and closely work with the Member States to increase the performance of their national research and innovation systems.

Country profile

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Featured Projects

This list contains 5 recently published articles on projects that have a partner in Bulgaria.

An integrated response to food-borne disease

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Human welfare is closely linked to the health of animals and the environment. An EU-funded joint research programme has been created to align developments in medicine, veterinary science and consumer health protection to tackle food-borne health threats in a more integrated way across Europe.
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History of Black Sea region drives research collaborations

Nessebar, Bulgaria

An EU-funded project is delving into the past to stimulate future research and knowledge exchange between Europe and the Black Sea region.
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Shaping the future of Europe's energy policy

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The transition toward clean, efficient and secure energy will require more than just technological innovation. An EU-funded project is applying research insights from across the social sciences and humanities to help guide European energy policy.
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Supporting EU-wide sustainable rural development

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An EU-funded project has helped promote Europe-wide sustainable rural development by facilitating the implementation of successful cooperative models based on mutual economic, social and environmental benefits.
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The missing link in plant biotech

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With EU backing and contributions from German research groups and the Bulgarian government, a project is laying the foundations for a pioneering new centre focused on plant systems biology and biotechnology, to bridge pure and applied knowledge in this fascinating and growing scientific field.
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