BG: 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.
BNSF initiates and promotes activities contributing to the implementation of ratified framework programs in line with the priorities and targets set forth in Europe 2020 Strategy and the National Scientific Research Strategy of Republic of Bulgaria. These activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial support to academic institutions and research institutes for project-based scientific research on a competitive basis by national research competitions;
  • Formulation of institutional scientific priority domains and their implementation in national research competitions and research promoting activities;
  • Participation in framework programs for research and innovation and transnational joint initiatives;

Initiation of research competitions for young scientists and promote coordination activities.