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Funder/CentreMedical University - Sofia
Programme:Medical research on old age diseases and health care
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Medical research on old age diseases and health careResearch Programme


Programme type

Research programme

Programme status


Total number of funded projects


Summary of key aims

To perform studies on old age diseases and ways of assuring more years in good health.

Disciplines of research covered

Medicine, demography, gerontology, management.

Management contact Polina Balkanska

Admin contact

Scientific contact Krasimir Visev

Funding contact

Medical University - Sofia

Administrative organisation

Medical University - Sofia

What is the review process for applications?

Scientific Council

Is the project externally evaluated?


Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?

World Bank, WHO, NATO, NIH in USA

What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?

  • ▪ National researchers abroad
  • ▪ Travel for national researchers

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

  • For the programme ✔
  • For the funding agency ✔
  • Nationally ✔

End users of research involved in development of the programme

  • ▪ Researchers

End users of research involved in review of applications

  • ▪ Practitioners
  • ▪ Researchers
  • ▪ Older People

End users of research involved in operation of the programme

  • ▪ Researchers
  • ▪ Older People

End users of research involved in evaluation

  • ▪ Practitioners
  • ▪ Researchers
  • ▪ Older People