EUMETSAT is the European intergovernmental satellite organisation for monitoring weather, climate and the environment.

EUMETSAT operates and develops the European system of meteorological satellites monitoring the atmosphere and ocean and land surfaces which deliver weather and climate-related satellite data, images and products – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States (in Bulgaria—NIMH) as well as other users worldwide.

Bulgaria is a Cooperating State in EUMETSAT since May 25, 2005.