Since 2015, the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and ESA are cooperating under the European Co-operating State (ECS) Agreement signed on the 7th of April 2015 in Sofia.
The General objective of the FEASIBILITY STUDY OF BULGARIAN SPACE SECTOR is: to prepare and provide a feasibility study to assess the development potential of Bulgaria’s industrial capabilities with potential in the space sector, its technologies and readiness to collaborate with the European Space Agency.
The specific objectives:
- Make review and as sessment of the Bulgarian entities with potential to enter into the space market;
- Development and verification of methodological approach for evaluation Bulgarian industrial and scientific potential to collaborate with ESA;
- Assuring of recommendations for the development of Bulgaria’s space policy as a conditions for full membership of Bulgaria in ESA.