Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Institute is the main mathematical institution in Bulgaria. It was established in 1947. Since than it has been a leading Bulgarian centre for research and training of highly qualified specialists and exercising an efficient, long-range, consistent policy related to the fundamental trends in the development of mathematics, computer science and information technologies.

The Institute has the richest mathematical library in the country and is publisher of the two of the main Bulgarian mathematical journals. Besides various activities related to digital born mathematical texts, at the institute a core group has been created working on digitisation of cultural heritage and dealing with digitisation of historical monuments and manuscripts. These activities have led to the establishment of the new ― Digitisation of Scientific Heritage department. The institute disposes of the adequate infrastructure, a leading role in the Bulgarian mathematical community, as well as the experience on several digitisation projects.