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[Bulgaria] Row over mismanagement of EU research funding

European Commission officials are expected to hold talks with government representatives in Bulgaria over the alleged mismanagement of funds in the operational programme Science and Education for Smart Growth, or SESG, in the European Union budget. The SESG programme involves an investment of €673 million (US$710 million), of which €596 million is from the EU budget, with this funding drawn from the European Union social and regional development funds in the period 2014-20. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 17 February 2017 Issue No:447
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Top Bulgarian Science Officials Sacked

Top Bulgarian Science Officials Sacked | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

The Bulgarian science and education minister, Sergei Ignatov, was fired yesterday in response to a government report on corruption in hiring and grant-making procedures. The head of the Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF), Hristo Petrov, stepped down as well on Monday in response to the scandal. The departures are "a very good sign," says Emil Horozov, a mathematician at Sofia University and former head of BNSF, who led hundreds of scientists in protests against corruption in December.  (...) - ScienceInsider, by Gretchen Vogel, With reporting by Kai Kupferschmidt on 29 January 2013

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