National Geoinformation Centre


The strategic goal of the project is to improve the coordination and to integrate the efforts of the existing scientific infrastructure networks in the Republic of Bulgaria to unite the primary results in a single complex geo-information center, analysis for assessment, forecasting and prevention of natural and anthropogenic risks and disasters, and involvement in European networks and projects fo ...

Period: 2018 - 2027

Elemental and isotopic metal transfer during oil generation


A new five-year long project “ElimetraOilGen - elemental and isotopic metal transfer during oil generation” started on Feb 1st 2022. The project is funded by the National Science Fund contract # КП-06-ДВ/6 as part of the National Scientific Program “VIHREN-2021”. The main goal of the proposed research is to establish novel inorganic geochemical parameters that link organic-rich sedimentary rocks ( ...

Period: 2022 - 2026

Agile Exploration and Geo-modelling for European Critical Raw materials


On 01.08.2022 a new Horizon Europe project called "AGEMERA: Agile Exploration and Geo-modelling for European Critical Raw Materials" was started, financed by the European Union's Horizon Europe research and innovation program, grant No 101058178. It is going to contribute to the unlocking of Europe’s Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) potential by conducting state-of-the-art geological and geophysical ...

Period: 2022 - 2025

Resolving controversial issues concerning the processes of porphyry copper systems formation – an innovative approach

The three-year long project is funded by Bulgarian National Science Fund contract № КП-06-Н44/4. The project addresses some controversial fundamental questions on the general genesis of porphyry copper and epithermal gold deposits based by specifically designed studies at the two major producing Bulgarian mines: Elatsite porphyry copper and Chelopech epithermal gold deposits, as well as Svishti Pl ...

Period: 2020 - 2023

Update of National program for prevention and mitigation of landslide risk on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, erosion and abrasion along Danube River Bank and Black Sea Coast 2022-2027

The program is a necessary continuation of a series of documents developed in previous years - legislation, regulations, strategies, programs for landslide risk mitigation. The need for periodic updating of the assessment of natural hazard processes on the territory of the country, leading to catastrophic conditions in a number of regions, is motivated by their high activity in recent years. In re ...

Period: 2022 - 2022