Sofia Tech Park’s Lab Complex, managed by the coordinator Research and Development and Innovation Consortium, is part of the Bulgarian National Roadmap for Research Infrastructure (2021-2027). The project is a strategic one and it carries out policies and measures identified in the National Strategy of Scientific Research and the Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialization of the Republic of Bulgaria. The National Roadmap for Research Infrastructure answers the needs of better-informed society about the scientific work and of public acknowledgement of the scientists’ achievements with the goal of encouraging young people to start a career in the scientific field, which is also one of the main missions of Sofia Tech Park. The Roadmap is also of a key significance to supporting peak achievements, knowledge transfer and internationalization of Bulgarian scientific research.
Sofia Tech Park’s Lab Complex is being funded through the National Roadmap for Research Infrastructure (2021-2027) which will support the development and the activities of the 11 high-tech laboratories, stimulate the scientific research and development activity, help the transfer of knowledge, strengthen the science and innovation environment. Through the participation of the laboratories in the Roadmap will also be supported the training of young talented people by easy access to various infrastructures. The institutional support by the Ministry of Education, as well as the commitment for financial support, contribute and facilitate the creation of a beneficial environment for implementation of innovation activity and the provision of easier access to scientific infrastructure.