Agreement signed with the Bortnik Foundation
On June 27, the Chairman of the RA MES State Committee for Science Mr. Samvel Haroutiunian signed a cooperation agreement with the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology (also known as the Bortnik Foundation in honor of its founder) in Moscow, Russian Federation.
The agreement aims to support the development of small and medium innovative enterprises and academic institutions through international cooperation and bilateral exchanges of technical/academic staff and researchers.
The main fields of cooperation within the given are as follows: energy, information and communication technology, biotechnology and medicine, space and nuclear research, engineering and technology, material science.
The agreement envisages implementation of joint calls for projects, drafting and realization of joint projects in the frameworks of the "Horizon 2020" program, supporting network cooperation between small and medium enterprises and research institutions.
In view of a more efficient implementation of cooperation, the Foundation has also suggested that a representative office for the State Committee of Science should open in Moscow.