Bulgaria has excellent research, abundant natural resources, a large talent pool, and a thriving industry across the Health & Life sciences sectors.
Health & Life Science Cluster is a network for all companies and organizations for which Health & Life Sciences are key. This includes health and medicine where Bulgaria advanced healthcare system forms a unique basis for the development of new technology. It also encompasses the agriculture and forestry, where Bulgaria has world leading industries based on our vast natural resources and strong research-based technology development.
Our members believe in cooperation and the competitive strengths of being part of a cluster. Health & Life Science Cluster welcomes as members all companies and organizations, Bulgarian and international, with interests in the Health & life sciences.
Students and researchers can apply for personal membership.
Health & Life Science Cluster initiates and facilitates cooperation in many areas:
* Sharing of expertise, resources, and facilities for lower costs and ease of access
* Increasing collaboration between industry and public research institutes and clinics
* Talent development
* Supporting startups and the early stage financing community
* International market development
* Increasing participation in international research programmes
* Increasing our members competence within regulatory and other sector-specific fields
* Promoting the industry and impacting the policies and regulations that affect us
Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria ecosystem comprises several stakeholders from academia, the public sector, and the private sector. The principal idea is to facilitate open collaboration and to accelerate innovation by bringing together various partners able to contribute to the needs of the health care sector. The ecosystem approach enables the combination of expertise from wireless information technologies and life science to introduce smart ICT solutions for delivering advanced, personalized, connected health service solutions.
A unique treasure for research and innovation
Multidisciplinary top researchers, access to different health data sources and numerous start-ups create the basis for thriving RDI activities. Centre for Health, Life Science and Technology manages Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria RDI cooperation by associating researchers and companies, facilitating their international collaboration, and promoting new health business.
Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Bioindustry Cluster (Health & Life Sciences). Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria brings together companies, associations, foundations, universities, research and technology centers that carry out activities directly or indirectly related to biotechnology in Bulgaria. Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria must be acting as a meeting and promotion platform for those organizations interested in stimulating the national biotechnology scene. In order to do this, Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria must works closely with regional, national and European governments as well as all the social organizations interested in using biotechnology to improve quality of life, the environment and generating skilled employment. The large number of members must makes Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria the most suitable setting to meet the challenge of developing the biotechnology sector and taking advantage of the innovation opportunities offered by biotechnology as a vehicle for social and economic growth in Bulgaria. Health & Life Sciences Cluster Bulgaria must be part of and supported by EUROPABIO, the European Association for Bioindustries.
Recognition of biotechnology as a productive sector in its own right and joining EUROPABIO. Participation in the national parliamentary activity and design of public instruments to support the biotech sector. Frequently meetings with Ministers and other senior officials at European, National and Regional level. Close relationship with embassies and diplomatic representatives. Regular presence at several international faris. Organisation of many meeting forums to analyze this sector