15/01/2018 13:12

Information regarding Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market

SRNSFG disseminates information regarding Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market. All citizens, organisations and stakeholders with an interest and/or involvement in issues related to investment, entrepreneurship, research, innovation and SMEs are welcome to respond to this consultation. In 2018, the Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, which is the EU's long–term budget. This consultation is an integral part of the process and its objective is to collect the views of all interested parties on how to make the most of every euro of the EU budget.   The questionnaire is accessible in 23 EU languages. Consultation period: 10 January - 8 March 2018 For additional information and quaternary please, visit the web-site .
15/01/2018 11:05

SRNSFG disseminates information regarding ERC Consolidator Grant Panel 2017 members of the ERC Peer Review Panels

The list below includes the panel members in the ERC Consolidator Grant 2017 peer review process, identified and invited by the ERC Scientific Council. There are in total 25 panels, divided between the three domains as follows: 9 panels in Life Sciences (LS), 10 panels in Physical Sciences and Engineering (PE), and 6 panels in Social Sciences and Humanities (SH). Panel chairs appear at the top of each panel list, followed by panel members in alphabetical order. Note to applicants: This information is given for reasons of transparency. Under no circumstances should peer reviewers be contacted by applicants, potential applicants or potential host institutions. Questions can be addressed to: - ERC Helpdesk - ERC National Contact Points See the full list of ERC Consolidator Grant Panel 2017 members here.  
12/01/2018 16:51

9th International Black Sea Symposium

The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates the information about the 9 th International Black Sea Symposium ‘’ Blue Growth as a driver for regional development’’ organized by The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS). Symposium bring together the next generation of stakeholders with an interest in the Black Sea are, focusing on blue growth, a long term strategy for sustainable development in the marine and maritime sectors. Symposium will be held in Athens, Greece, from 20-21 March 2018. The even’s working language will be English. Interested participants are welcome to apply by sending their application form no later than 19 February 2018. For further information about the symposium please visit web page . Contact person:  Ms. Athina Koroves      
12/01/2018 13:10

(EN) Samples of ERC Funded projects

Samples of ERC Consolidator Grants Funded projects 2017 are published by European Research Council (ERC). Researcher: Professor Moritz Schularick Project title: Housing, Finance and the Macroeconomy, 1870-2015 (SafeHouse) Grant amount:   1.54 million EUR for five years Prof. Moritz Schularick’s research is about the mortgages that are bedrock of financial institutions and make up the largest part of household debt.  Collecting and analyzing data from sixteen different countries from 1870 to 2015, he will try to determine the risks linked to this system. Based on research, existed risks and challenges are defined. His project SAFEHOUSE will assess how stable a possession that brings a sense of stability to millions of people actually is. Further information regarding ERC funded projects, please visit the website.
09/01/2018 10:39

Upcoming 15th Black Sea Horizon Webinar “Horizon 2020 Health, demographic change and wellbeing – Active partner search for new 2018 calls”

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information regarding the 15th webinar of Black Sea Horizon. The webinar will be held on 11 January 2018 from 10.00-10.45 AM CET. This webinar will focus on new calls in Horizon 2020 "Health, demographic change and wellbeing", new Work Programme for 2018-2020 and information how to find project partners. Participant countries: Black Sea Countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine For more information about Webinar agenda and please visit the web-site . For any questions, please contact Adam Gluszuk (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) at  
19/12/2017 14:35

Information day on COST

The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information on the arranged COST information day. On December 20th 2017, European Cooperation in Science and Technology - COST related event was held at Tbilisi State Medical University. The event was attended by the representative of COST – Science officer Ms. Inga Dadeshidze, who presented opportunities to the audience - COST actions and participation rules. Ms. Natia Gabitashvili, National NCP coordinator of Horizon 2020 spoke about Marie Skłodowska-Curie’s actions. Information day was also attended by Health NCP, Dr. Maia Okujava and presented 2018-2020 Health Work Programme. The event took place at Tbilisi State Medical University, administration building, on 20 December 2017, 13:00-18:00.
15/12/2017 18:27

Scholarship program of the Government of the Republic of Poland for Young Academicians

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information regarding the „ Scholarship program of the Government of the Republic of Poland for Young Academicians’’ for academic year of 2018-2019. The scholarship program considers candidates from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus. Scholarships are granted for a research visit at Polish universities from September 2018 till June 2019. ‘’Scholarship Program of the Polish Government for Young Academics’’ initialized in 2003 is addressed to candidates from Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. General requirements are: A Copy of university diploma equivalent to polish bachelor’s or Master’s degree or an official document confirming participation in doctoral studies or working (4-or 5-year studies ending with a defense of a bachelor diploma or master thesis). Basic knowledge of Polish language. In extraordinary cases, there is a possibility to qualify candidates without the knowledge of the Polish language, as they will have to take part in additional intensive course of Polish language in August. Certificates confirming candidate’s knowledge of Polish and English language, List of all academic publications, professional or academic projects Curriculum Vitae written in Polish or English language. Age limit for the scholarship is 35. Scholarship amounts to 1350 PLN per month. Application deadline is 1 st of March, 2018. For additional information, please consult the following document .        
14/12/2017 13:23

Information day on SPIRE Calls

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia is organizing Information day on SPIRE calls on December 21 st , 2017 at 16:00. SPIRE ( Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency) calls are part of Horizon 2020 work programme on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing . The aim of the calls is to further strengthen the global leadership of Europe’s industry in environmental sustainability, through a combination of mature and disruptive technologies. Sustainable Process industry embraces 8 sectors: cement, ceramics, chemicals, engineering, minerals and ores, non-ferrous metal, steel and water sectors. As stated in Working Programme international cooperation may be particularly appropriate in some areas of the Sustainable Process Industry, in particular with Eastern Partnership countries (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus). Information Day thus will review 2018 SPIRE open calls: CE-SPIRE-02-2018: Processing of material feedstock using non-conventional energy sources (IA ); CE-SPIRE-03-2018: Energy and resource flexibility in highly energy intensive industries (IA 50) ; CE-SPIRE-10-2018: Efficient recycling processes for plastic containing materials (IA ).  Deadline: February 22 nd , 2018.   Applications to the calls are submitted through the H2020 standard research procedure. In order to receive detailed information regarding the calls, please find the Work Programme. (SPIRE Calls on page 61-71). Information Day will be held at the SRNSFG Conference hall (#1 Aleksidze str. III floor). To attend the Information Day on SPIRE calls, please register via the link .
13/12/2017 11:48

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the Japanese Research Fellowship Program 2019

"The Matsumae International Foundation" of Japan announces Research Fellowship program 2019. Fields of research study such as natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities. Applicants are free to select host institutions (universities, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities in private sector) in which to carry out their research. However, applicants are reminded that they are obliged to obtain acceptance from such host institutions prior to submitting their applications. Applicants must be at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time when documents are submitted and must hold a Ph.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic qualifications. Applicants indicate the period of Fellowship with the length of stay needed for the Research Project between 3 to 6 months and commencing month and ending month between April 2019 and March 2020.  220,000 JPY- per month is provided for the purpose of tuition payment, expenses for research materials, and miscellaneous living expenses. For detailed information about the fellowship and the application form, please find the attached .  
06/12/2017 10:07

Webinar for Horizon 2020 National Contact Points

SRNSFG disseminates information regarding webinar “Business Model Development, Business Plan Development” organized by the’Access4SMEs, the network of Horizon 2020 National Contact Points (NCP) for Small Medium-sized Enterprises and Access to Risk Finance (SMEs, ARF) on December 15 th  2017, 12:00 pm – 14:00 pm. The webinar will cover the following issues:  Structure and evaluation of application, Canvas Business Model as a basis for the project etc. The webinar is organized by  IPPT PAN  on behalf of the Acess4SMEs project and will be executed by  Mrs. Anna Nikodym-Bilska , Evaluator for the Horizon 2020 SME instrument. Target Group : Horizon 2020 National Contact Points, with particular reference to the SME, Access to risk finance and Infrastructures NCPs. Organizer :  IPPT PAN. To register at the webinar, please click here . If you have any questions, please address them directly to