GIS-Transfer Center Foundation established on 18th of December, 2000 in Sofia by 12 founders, from which the main two are Bulgarian Academy of Science and Technical University of Sofia, is an independent structure for the transfer of scientific and research competitive results and technologies constituted as Non-profit Bulgarian Corporate Body for socially benefit with two level control structure.
Since 2003, through the franchise contract, GIS-TC is working closely with the Foundation “STEINBEIS” – Germany, which is among the founders.
The mission is:
*To realize the transfer of scientific results and technologies obtained and developed by public funded scientific-research teams, laboratories, institutes universities and related Bulgarian structures.
*To support and promote scientific research related to the creation of competitive research products and innovation.
*To commercialize competitive research products and processes by an independent structure of transfer centers, keeping the principles of market-oriented economy.
*To realize an effective link between the scientific-research structures, economic subjects and governmental bodies and institutions.