Research and Development

The significant academic activity led to the development of laboratories, research centers and institutes, so that both industry and agriculture are strongly supported by them, placing the GBMA on the 1st place in the region and 6th place nationwide regarding the research activities.

The proximity of the Danube Delta and the Black Sea led to the development of water, flora and fauna research institutes, but especially in the shipbuilding field there are institutes which, because of their experience and prestige, now offer services for large designing and shipbuilding international companies.

Scientific research at the Lower Danube University of Galati has an ascending trend, with remarkable results in the following areas:

  • Mining, Oil and Gas (3rd place on national level)
  • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (3rd place on national level)
  • Geology (3rd place on national level)
  • Energetic Engineering (4th place on national level)
  • Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (5th place on national level)
  • Automation and Robotics (5th place on national level)
  • Environmental Science (6th place on national level)

Some institutes of excellence:

  • The Research and Development Institute for Aquatic Ecology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Galati
  • The Research Station for Viticulture and Winery Development Bujoru
  • ICEPRONAV S.A.(Ltd), a division of the International Contract Engineering in the UK which is specialized in marine engineering and naval studies.
  • UZINSIDER ENGINEERING S.A., which made major investment projects in the metallurgical industry in the country and abroad;
  • European Centre of Excellence in the Environment Problems, financially supported by the Dutch government, considered a real "European Center of Excellence for the Environment" (ECEE), the only one of its kind in Romania.

All these centers have excellent universities with faculties supporting them in fields such as shipbuilding, food or medicine. These features make the GBMA have a highly trained and qualified human potential, which is an asset to any investor interested in developing business in the region.



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