Projects with budget subsidy
2013 – 2015: Insect pests and diseases on forest tree species and their impact on biodiversity. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Plamen Mirchev).
2010 – 2012: Entomological and phytopathological impacts on Bulgarian forests under ecological changes. (Project Leaders: Prof. DSc Boyan Rossnev and Prof. DSc Plamen Mirchev).
2007 – 2009: Entomological and phytopathological impacts on the forests of Bulgaria. (Project Leaders: Prof. DSc Boyan Rossnev and Prof. DSc Plamen Mirchev).
2008: Creating a database of forest ecosystems’ health condition. (Project Leaders: Prof. DSc Boyan Rossnev and Assoc Prof. Dr Dimitar Nedyalkov).
2010 – 2014: Structure and health condition of beech forest ecosystems in Southeast and Central Europe. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Hristo Tsakov).
2006 – 2009: Response of forest ecosystems to global changes in Central and Eastern Europe – implications for sustainable forest management. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Hristo Tsakov).
2008 – 2010: Assessment of sylvicultural, morphological and biochemical characteristics of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) for creation of intensive plantations and biodiversity protection. (Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Popov).
2013-2014: Introduction of entomopathogenic fungus Entomophaga maimaiga Humber, Shimazu & Soper (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) to control of Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) on the territory of State Forestry Kirkovo in 2013 and 2014. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Georgi Georgiev).
2012-2013: Using cut down spruce trees in 2012 in Bistrishko Branishte Biosphere Reserve to reduce the number of Ips typographus (Linnaeus). (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Georgi Georgiev).
2011-2013:Natura 2000: Mapping and Identification of the Conservation Status of Natural Habitats and Species – Phase I (BG and EU-funded, coordinator – V. Dimitrova) and Phase V (Coordinator: Ministry of Environmental and Waters).
2008-2012: Impact of entomopathogenic fungus Entomophaga maimaigaHumber, Shimazu & Soper on gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus) population and entomofauna biodiversity in oak ecosystems in Bulgaria. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Georgi Georgiev, URL: www.entomophaga.com).
2008-2012: Alien terrestrial arthropods and their importance for biodiversity of Bulgaria.
(Project Leader: Prof. Dr. Rumen Tomov).
2009-2011: Development of National Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Boyko Georgiev).
2009–2011: Genetic characterization of the populations and fruit quality of the European chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) (Project Leader: Assist. Prof. Dr. Maria Glushkova).
2005-2011: Biological monitoring of windfall in Bistrishko Branishte Bbiosphere Reserve and adjacent surrounding areas affected. (Project Leader: Prof. DSc Dimitar Peev).
2006-2009: Biodiversity of quarry lakes near Sofia – state of ichthyofauna, successional change and prospects for their recreational use. (Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galerida Raykova).
2007-2008: Optimization of the Nature 2000 in Bulgaria and scientific foundations for a sustainable development. (Coordinator: Ministry of Environmental and Waters).
2008: On biology of representatives of Barbus genus in the rivers Iskar and Maritza (Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galerida Raykova).
2013-2014: Augmentative release of entomopathogenic fungus Entomophaga maimaiga Humber, Shimazu & Soper in gypsy moth populations to solve the problem with frequent pest calamities in forest ecosystems of Serbia (Funded by Ministry of Education of Serbia, Project Leader: Prof. Dr M. Tabaković-Tošić).
2011-2014: New technological methods in the integral protection of forests with the focus on the entomopathogenic fungus Entomophaga maimaiga, as the possible solution to the problem of the frequent occurrences of the outbreak of gypsy moth in the forest ecosystems of Serbia (Funded by Ministry of Education of Serbia, Project Leader: Prof. Dr M. Tabaković-Tošić).
2008-2013: URTICLIM Anticipation of climate change effects on the ecological and sanitary impacts of important urticating forest insect species (ANR BDIV 2007-2013, Coordinator: Prof. Dr A. Roques).
2000-2013: International Co-operative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Air Pollution Effects on Forests operating under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollutions: Evaluation and monitoring of forest ecosystems in Bulgaria (Funded by Ministry of Environment and Water, Ministry of Agriculture and Food – Executive Forest Agency and ICP Forests of EU program, Project Leaders: Prof. DSc B. Rossnev, Prof. DSc Pl. Mirchev, Prof. Dr E. Pavlova).
2009-2011: State and prospects of the Castanea sativa population in Belasitsa mountain: climate change adaptation, maintenance of biodiversity and sustainable ecosystem management. (Funded by Europe EEA Grants, Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr Tz. Zlatanov).
2010-2011: Development of measures for forest adaptation and mitigation negative influence of the climate change – FUTUREforest – Woodlands for Climate Change – INTERREG IV С EU (Funded by EU, Project Leader: Prof. Ivan Raev).
2010-201:1 Climate Change and Impacts on Water Supply (CC-WaterS) – Programme: South East Europe – (project code: SEE/А/022/2.1/X, Project Leader: Prof. Ivan Marinov).
2009-2010: Establishment of a net for wide scale monitoring of forest ecosystems FutMon – LIFE 07 ENV/DE 00218 (Funded by Ministry of Environment and Water and FutMon LIFE 07 of EU program, Coordinators: Prof. DSc B. Rossnev, Prof. Dr E. Pavlova).
2008-2010: Action plan for Canis lupus in Bulgaria. Memorial University – Newfoundland, Canada (Funded by UK Wolf Conservation Trust, ЕURONATURE).
2007-2009 Multi-functional management of coppice forests: Contributions to rural development, maintenance of biodiversity, and climate change mitigation and adaptation in natural resource management. Assigned by SEE-ERA.NET (Integrating and strengthening the European research area in Southeast Europe) (Project Leader: Prof. Manfred Lexer (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr Tz. Zlatanov).
2012-2016 COST Action FP 1103 Fraxinus dieback in Europe: elaborating guidelines and strategies for sustainable management (FRAXBACK).
2011-2015 COST Action FP 1102 Determining invasiveness and risk of Dothistroma (DIAROD).
2009-2013 COST Action FP 0903 Climate change and forest mitigation and adaptation in a polluted environment (MAFor).