Young scientists from the Institute of Electronics of BAS and the Technical University in Gabrovo are part of the team that will work with the innovative installation Evobeam cube 400 for electron beam welding and modification of materials. The installation is fully automated and allows performing technological activities in standard 4.0, related to the modernization and competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy. […]
A robot for disinfection of premises was invented by scientists from the Institute of Robotics of BAS
Scientists from the Institute of Robotics of BAS have created a robot for disinfection of premises which can be used to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The innovation is applicable to automated biological decontamination of homes and health facilities, kindergartens and schools as well as all floor surfaces contaminated with multi-resistant bacteria and superbacteria, fungi, spores and viruses. The invention is registered with the Patent Office and is applicable to all areas requiring highly effective disinfection procedures. […]
The President of BAS, Acad. Julian Revalski, participated in the first international science forum of the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) in the Belt and Road Region which took place from 3 to 5 November in Beijing. The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is among the Academies founding members of ANSO. The Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) is an international, non-profit and non-governmental scientific organization jointly created by the Chinese Academy of Sciences with major national, regional and international scientific and research institutions in the “Belt and Road” Region. ANSO is committed to regional sustainable development, academic capacity building, S&T innovation cooperation and communication, and technology transfer by uniting scientific organizations and scientists in the “Belt and Road” Region. ANSO focuses on major, daunting [...]
The General Assembly of the Federation of All European Academies (ALLEA) 2018 will be held on 16 and 17 May 2018 in BAS. It will be held in parallel with a scientific symposium on Science in Times of Challenged Trust and Expertise under the SAPEA project Shaping European Science Advice: Insights and Experiences. At a ceremony on May 16th, Bulgarian commissioner Mariya Gabriel will confer the prestigious Madame de Staël Prize 2018 which is annually awarded by ALLEA for contributions to Europe’s cultural values and to the idea of European integration. Laureate of the 2018 award is Professor Andrea Pető of the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. […]
The Agreement on Scientific Cooperation between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, was renewed on 27 March 2018 in Paris. Academician Julian Revalski, President of BAS, and CNRS President and CEO Antoine Petit signed the document. The French National Center for Scientific Research is one of the most important research institutions in the world. To meet the great challenges of the present and the future, its scientists explore the living, the matter, the universe and the functioning of human societies. Internationally recognized for excellence, CNRS correlates equally well with both the R&D universe and the wider audience.
Scientists examined the properties of the metal on the reactor hulls of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP)
The successful implementation of the project “Estimated Analysis of the Resources in the Reactor Hulls of Units 5 and 6 of Kozloduy NPP based on the results of testing and examination of witness samples” was completed. Determination of activities and neutron fluence of witness samples from 3L assembly of Unit 5 and 2L of Unit 6 of Kozloduy NPP. The results of the project were directly related to the extension of the service lifetime of the reactors in the plant. The research was conducted under a contract between the Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with the Center of Hydro- and Aerodynamics “Acad. A. Balevski “- BAS and Kozloduy NPP plc. […]