The Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences co-organised a DiSSCo national engagement event on April 6, 2017 in Sofia. Ana Casino of the Coordination team presented DiSSCo to Bulgarian business representatives and political decision makers.
The aims of the event included:
– Awareness of stakeholders to the scientific importance of the biodiversity research collections maintained by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
– Discussion of the importance of recognising biodiversity collections as research infrastructure of European and national strategic value.
– Discussion of further steps needed for better integration of the national biodiversity collections in the European Research Area.
For more information on the event contact the DiSSCo Bulgarian NTF firstname.lastname@example.org