Activities of the Foundation
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07/03/2018 09:39

Consultation meeting

The fourth consultation meeting regarding the technical issues of the “SRNSFG-DAAD’’ grant call was held on March 6, 2018, at 16:00, at the Grand Hall of the Goethe-Institute, on the 2 nd floor. The representatives of SRNSFG and DAAD provided the audience with the detailed information about the project rules, terms and condition of the call and answered the questions.
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01/03/2018 09:39

Consultation Meeting

On February 28, 2018 at 16:00, the third consultation meeting was held about the “Rustaveli-DAAD” joint call at the auditorium N 101 of Ilia State University. Representatives of SRNSFG provided the audience with useful information regarding the terms and condition of the Joint Call and answered the questions
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27/02/2018 09:40

Consultation Meeting

On February 26, 2018, at 16:00, the second consultation meeting was held about the “Rustaveli-DAAD” joint call at the Auditorium #101 of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Representatives of SRNSFG provided the audience with useful information regarding the Terms and Condition of the Joint Call and answered the questions.   
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22/02/2018 12:19

GMUS training

On February 22, 2018, presentation was held about the Grants Management Unified System (GMUS) at the Conference hall of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. Presentation was attended by the Georgian scientists. GMUS will simplify receiving project proposals for scientists and experts regarding the user’s profile, grant calls and expertise as well as the grants management and monitoring issues afterwards.
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22/02/2018 09:40

  Information is avialable in Georgian
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20/02/2018 16:58

Information for Scientists!

In the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia introduced a new system of grants management GMUS. On February 22, 2018, the training for Scientists will conduct in two stages. Those who wish to attend, please register at the following link: 22 February 11:00 22 February 13:30
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20/02/2018 16:58

INFORMATION DAY

On February 20, 2018, the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia held information day at the foundation conference room, which was attended by interested figures for the SRNSFG-DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) joint call “Rustaveli-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme”. The SRNSFG and DAAD representatives provided the audience with detailed information about call regulations and answered their questions.
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19/02/2018 15:56

Georgian Diaspora Workshop

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia in cooperation with the EaP PLUS Project, funded by the EU Framework programme Horizon 2020, organized an international scientific event- Georgian Diaspora Workshop on February, 17, 2018 at the hotel Courtyard by Marriott in Tbilisi. The event was attended by around 60 participants, and the targeted audience was selected in accordance with the Societal Challenges reflecting Georgia’s priorities and Diaspora’s potential (Major focus on Health, Biology, Alternative Energy sources). Major aim of the event was support in identification cooperation opportunities in fame of Horizon 2020 between successful Georgian scientists abroad and scientist, students and SME representatives residing in Georgia. The event was divided into three sessions, out of which the speakers made presentations regarding Horizon 2020 funding opportunities and their professional background during the 1 st session : Zaal Kokaia , Professor and Director of Lund Stem Cell Center, Lund University, Sweden – European Research Council, Grant calls and funding opportunities ; David Prangishvili- Professor at the  Pasteur Institute of Paris , France (Archaea, virology) –International Cooperation opportunities, participation in Horizon 2020  funded projects; Guram Khelashvili – PhD in Alternative Energy Sources from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , Research and Development Department at Strem Chemicals, Inc – International Cooperation opportunities for Small and Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs); (including opportunities in H2020); David Tskhakaya- PhD in theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology , Austia – International cooperation opportunities for Georgian scientists, Horizon 2020 funded project EUROFusion; Meri Rogava- young scientist, Biomedical Sciences, Universität Bonn , Germany – Horizon 2020 work programme , opportunities for the consortia building in participation to H2020 projects; Khatuna Kakhiani – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, PhD in Theoretical Physical Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany - Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) –opportunities for Georgian scientists; Second session of the workshop had rather practical value and was moderated by the speakers. Each group identified various important issues related to Horizon 2020 such as project writing, partner search, consortia building and other opportunities for Georgian scientists, SME representatives etc. Third session (mini brokerage event) was conducted in more of a mini brokerage event format where participants enlarged their networking opportunities, expressed their opinion and exchanged information regarding participation in international projects. The very interactive working sessions were successfully conducted and the participants gained immense knowledge regarding Horizon 2020 funding opportunities and identified future collaboration capabilities.  
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15/02/2018 16:59

SRNSFG International Policy Board Meeting

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia hosted VI International Policy Board Meeting on 15-16 February, 2018. International Policy Board is the collegial body of the foundation with Georgian and international scientists and representatives of the Government of Georgia. IPB holds meetings twice a year and discusses the foundation mission and policy, supervises foundation’s activities. Besides, the board defines strategic priorities and monitors the Foundation’s activity plan. International Policy Board meetings will last for two days. Representatives of the Foundation will present and discuss: New Programme Portfolio and 2018 Action plan (Budget and programmes, International cooperation, Science Communication, evaluation schemes, Efficacy evaluation, GMUS, Strategy of the Ministry of Education and Science, Science, Innovation and Technology (STI) System and related topics; large-scale STI projects- linkage to the programmes administered by the Foundation, policy towards DUBNA and CERN, 2019 challenges and new schemes, programmes and grant monitoring; participation in the EU framework programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon 2020”. (participation schemes- PSF, EU twinning).  On February 16, the International Policy Board will finalize winter meetings, summarize identified topics and issues and will provide recommendations for the next VII meeting.
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14/02/2018 16:59

Training of the new grants management system (GMUS)

On February 14, in the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation was held a training for base users in new grants management system (GMUS). Representatives of different institutions were invited at the meetings. Grant Management Unified Electronic System (GMUS) will simplify receiving applications and will assist both scientists and experts in profile, competitions and expertise, as well as fund management of grants and monitoring projects.
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