Initiatives and Projects | SusChem BG

SusChem Bulgaria is run by Bulgarian Chamber of Chemical industry (BCCI), but it is established by founding members among the academia, industrial associations, educational institutions and chemical companies.

Founding members :

Ministry of Economy

Ministry of Environment and Water

Bulgarian Chamber of the Chemical industry ( BCCI ) representing wider chemical industry , including petro chemistry , plastic and rubber industry and hosting SusChem Bulgaria

University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy ( UCTM) , Sofia representing high education and R&D for chemical industry

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), Sofia , representing academia and R&D in a field of chemistry and applied chemistry

Bulgarian Industrial association (BIA) , Bulgaria, representing Bulgarian industrial business on national level and in tripartite dialog in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Metallurgical Association ( BAMI ), representing still and nonferrous industry
Bulgarian Association Polymers, representing manufacturers of polymer products, traders and recyclers

Agropolychim AD, Devnya , the biggest fertilizer producer company in Bulgaria

Solvay Sodi AD, Devnya, the biggest company in Europe, producer of soda ash

Agria S.A., Plovdiv, a leading company in the manufacture of plant protection products

Svilosa AD, Svishtov, producer of bleached kraft pulp

Balkan Science and Education Centre of Ecology and Environment( BSECEE), Sofia , representing consultancy in implementation ecological and chemical regulation in Bulgaria, R&D and training for environmental protection

 EcoProject Energy Ltd, Sofia, representing the producers of bio energy in Bulgaria

MegaGroup, JSC, Varna, utilizer of waste petrochemicals

Green and Fear JSC, Sofia, European emission trading system implementation in Bulgaria

NFL "Chemistry and Industry" - CITUB, a trade union organization in the chemical industry

SusChem Bulgaria aims to

• Contribute to the development of new technical and technological solutions based on full use and accelerated processing of traditional raw materials and the transformation of waste into raw materials and energy;

• Promote the replacement of existing techniques and technologies with the best available techniques (BAT) ;

• Support the application of circular economy practices in the chemical sector for the sharp reduction in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming and climate change;

• Contribute for the implementation and development of the biochemistry and the biotechnology in order to ensure their priority application in processing technologies ;

• Provide information and advice to the members n public funds available for research, development and innovation;

• Encourage SMEs to participate in EU projects;

• Maintain links with the SusChem network.