Partner 43: (BG: Bulgaria) BNSF - National Science Fund of Bulgaria

Bulgarian National Science Fund is a public institution that supports research projects and programs in all fields of science and humanities on a competitive basis. The fund initiates and promotes activities contributing to the implementation of ratified framework programs in line with the priorities and targets set forth in Europe2020 Strategy and the National Scientific Research Strategy of Republic of Bulgaria. BNSF provides financial support to academic institutions and research institutes for project-based scientific research and Participation in framework programs for research and innovation and transnational joint initiatives. The decision-making body of BNSF is the Executive Board, supported by 10 scientific advisory committees in 10 thematic areas, one bilateral cooperation committee, international cooperation unit and over 250 external experts.