R&D companies in the medical and pharmaceutical areas are growing very fast. There is also a significant increase in consultancy activities related to pharmacoeconomics and health technology assessment (HTA). With it’s well-established traditions, Bulgaria’s pharmaceutical industry has significantly increased the R&D and production capacities.


The Industry

400 mil BGN

annual turnover from clinical research


companies are part of Bulgaria’s
Health & Life Sciences Cluster


professionals are members of the
Health & Life Sciences Cluster

Sofia’s Biotech Talent


medical centers in Sofia
engaged in clinical research

11 000

students in the field of healthcare,
medicine, pharmacy and dentistry

1 400

students attend Biotechnology
and Biology programmes