Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the European Commission Prize in contest, which aims the solution for launching light satellites into Low-Earth Orbit (LEO). This contest runs under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme and Prize value is 10 million Euro .
The solution will enhance on European access to space and associated technological non-dependence and thereby will provide strategic and competitive advantages for European companies, SMEs, universities and research organizations.
Small satellites are well-suited for most kinds of institutional and commercial use: wireless communications networks, Internet services, broader connectivity, scientific observation, data gathering, Earth imaging and positioning.
The contest is open to all legal entities (i.e. natural or legal persons, including international organizations) or groups of legal entities established in an EU Member State or in a country associated to Horizon 2020.
Contest opens on 12 June 2018 and the deadline is considered to be 1 June of 2021.
Rules of contest and other additional information are available on the European Commission webpage .
On July 16, 2018 Joint International Conference on Georgian Studies Programme of University of Oxford and SRNSFG will be held at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia.
The international conference aims to discuss and popularize achievements and future development perspectives of joint programme on Georgian Studies of SNRSFG and University of Oxford.
Also, the conference aims to disseminate research findings and results of Humanities and Social-political sciences programmes funded by SRNSFG and to establish and enhance cooperation between international and local scientists.
Conference will host researchers working in the field of Georgian Studies: Applicants and grant holders of the joint projects, also successful participants of other calls administered by SNRSFG and other stakeholders interested in Georgian Studies Programme.
Please, fill the registration form for participation.
Agenda of the conference.
Working language: English
Location: National Parliamentary Library of Georgia