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.

3D technology reawakening Europe's past

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The secrets hidden inside Europe's historical buildings and sites are being unlocked with the use of advanced 3D technology developed by an EU-funded project. The project is reconstructing such sites virtually - imparting knowledge of Europe's cultural heritage to a wider audience on smartphones and other mobile devices.
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Adapting crisis management to emerging needs

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An EU-funded project aims to augment Europe’s crisis-management capabilities to enable practitioners to adapt to needs as they emerge. This will help them to handle challenges arising from the increasingly severe consequences of natural hazards and man-made disasters.
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Better information sharing to fight threats at sea

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EU-funded researchers are creating an information-sharing system for maritime surveillance authorities that will improve coordination on threats such as international terrorism and cross-border pollution at sea, contributing to a safer, cleaner Europe.
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Helping law enforcement to use innovative technologies

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Effective law enforcement is a prerequisite for the proper functioning of our society. An EU-funded network is enabling law-enforcement practitioners to stay informed, engage, connect and collaborate with one another, to hone and improve their practices.
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State-of-the-art radar to keep coastal borders safe

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An EU-funded project has developed a high-tech detection system to combat coastal crime such as smuggling, human trafficking, drug running, spying and terrorism. The software should keep maritime border security up to date and improve defence across Europe and further afield.
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