FRESHER  (Find Research Everywhere, SHare and expERience)

Key Action: Marie Skłodowska-Curie

Project: 954776

Start Date: 2020

EU Grant: EU Grant for TU-Gabrovo:  3 927 EUR EUR

Coordinator: Centre for Research and Analysis


Sofia Tech Park JSC

Forum Democrit

The British Council

University of Food Technologies


Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute

Medical University-Plovdiv

Medical University Sofia

Technical University of Sofia

Technical University of Gabrovo

University of Mining and Geology

University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy

National Museum of Natural History

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore - Bulgarian Academy of sciences

Bulgarian Academy of sciences

National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski”

Institute of Oceanology - Bulgarian Academy of sciences

Ruse Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Bulgarian Geographic Portal - Geograf BG


REFRESH (RELATE, EXPERIENCE, FIND RESEARCH EVERYWHERE AND SHARE) is a 12-month project led by Centre for Research &Analysis with 20 partners and 37 associates.

Overall objective:

Bring researchers to the general public and increase awareness of research and innovation activities, with a view to supporting the public recognition of researchers, creating an understanding of the impact of researchers' work on citizen's daily life, encouraging young people to resume and embark on research careers.

Specific objectives:

  • Increase the public awareness of and interest in education pathways, research and innovation developments;
  • Contribute to overcoming negative stereotypes of researchers and reveal them as accessible, creative, public and supportive members of society;
  • Improve citizens’ access to the results of research and their understanding of the impact of science on all aspects of their lives;
  • Upgrade communication skills of active researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs and stimulate their appetite to engage with various groups of non-specialist audiences, nurturing children’s research curiosity.