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Home > Index Index provides a reliable annual assessment of the innovation performance of the Bulgarian economy and of the current conditions and development opportunities of the Bulgarian innovation system. The report provides recommendations on the improvement of the public policy on innovation, building on the latest international theoretical and empirical studies and taking into account the specific economic, political, cultural and institutional framework of the innovation system in Bulgaria. The report targets leaders and decision-makers in the public and private sector of the country and abroad. examines the dynamics in the performance of the national innovation system over the last year and the opportunities for its development in the next one on the basis of five groups of indicators:

  • gross innovattion product;
  • entrepreneurship and innovation networks;
  • investment in and financing of innovation;
  • human capital for innovation;
  • information and communication technologies (ICT).

Methodologically, the report is based on several existing models for measuring and comparison of innovation systems: (1) the European Innovation Scoreboard of the European Commission; (2) the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard ; (3) the U.S. National Innovation Initiative ; and (4) the Executive Index of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy . The report is reviewed and approved annually by the Expert Council on Innovation at the Applied Research and Communications Fund.

The process: a National Reform Agenda report 2021 (in English, PDF, 3.17 MB) report 2020 (in English, PDF, 3.82 MB) report 2019 (in English, PDF, 3.87 MB) report 2018 (in English, PDF, 8.4 MB) report 2017 (in English, PDF, 3.47 MB) report 2016 (in English, PDF, 2.23 MB) report 2015 (in English, PDF, 4 MB) report 2014 (in English, PDF, 2.2 MB) report 2013 (in English, PDF, 5 MB) report 2012 (in English, PDF, 2.9 MB) report 2011 (in English, PDF, 2.9 MB) report 2010 (in English, PDF, 4 MB) report 2009 (in Bulgarian, PDF, 7.7 MB) report 2009 (in English, PDF, 6.90 MB) Report 2008 - Resume (in Bulgarian, PDF, 2.9 MB) Report 2008 (in Bulgarian, PDF, 3.9 MB) Report 2007 (in English, PDF, 11 MB) Report 2007 (in Bulgarian, PDF, 5.93 MB) Report 2006 (in English, PDF, 3.4 MB) Report 2005 (in Bulgarian, PDF, 6.5 MB ) Report 2004 (in Bulgarian, PDF, 401 KB )
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The Report 2005 cited in a DG Enterprise questionnaire
The Report 2006 on CORDIS
The Report 2007 in CORDIS News

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