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23/03/2018 10:23

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON MIGRATION

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia (SRNSFG) disseminates information on the upcoming Summer school organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in Azerbaijan. “International Summer School on Migration” is organised within the framework of two EU-funded projects, the “Sustaining Migration Management in Georgia” – ENIGMMA 2 project and the “Support to Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan” – MOBILAZE project. Both projects are implemented in Georgia and Azerbaijan by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, ICMPD, in close cooperation with Georgian and Azerbaijani state institutions involved in migration management. The Summer School takes place in Azerbaijan from 1 to 7 July 2018. International academia experts from the EU as well as Azerbaijan and Georgia will lecture and mentor students at the summer school. In total, up to 50 Azerbaijani and Georgian students from media, international law/ migration law, economy, demography and social and political sciences studying in Georgia and Azerbaijan and abroad can take part in the summer school. Young professionals working on migration issues in Azerbaijan and Georgia are strongly encouraged to apply. The one-week summer school will provide multidisciplinary and innovative academic and research-oriented lectures, seminars and projects on issues related to migration situations and migration policies in Georgia, Azerbaijan, the EU and worldwide. Teaching will be accompanied by research, practical exercises and interactive discussions. Students of the abovementioned disciplines, as well as young professionals from state institutions and civil society organisations working on relevant migration topics are eligible to apply. All students will receive board and lodge free of charge, travel costs will be covered by the projects. No participation fee will be charged. Click  here  for more information. The Summer School is open to  Georgian and Azerbaijani nationals only. The Summer School will be held in English language, thus a proficient knowledge of English is required. Please read through the  description  for more information. You can submit your CV together with the filled-out  application form and other accompanying documents at  summer-school@icmpd.org The deadline for applications is 31 March 2018. The Summer School selection procedure will take place until 30 April 2018. Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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22/03/2018 10:24

SRNSFG disseminates information about the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) grant call

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the 14 th grant call of Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is a partnership between the European Union and the European pharmaceutical industry. IMI facilitates open collaboration in research to advance the development of, and accelerate patient access to, personalized medicines for the health and wellbeing of all, especially in areas of unmet medical need. Call includes issues of medical field, and focuses on next main topics: Topic 1: Targeted immune intervention for the management of non-response and relapse; Topic 2: Non-invasive clinical molecular imaging of immune cells ; Topic 3: Development of a platform for federated and privacy-preserving machine learning in support of drug discovery ; Topic 4: Centre of excellence – remote decentralised clinical trials ;   The goal of IMI, particularly in its second phase (IMI2, 2014-2020) is to develop next generation vaccines, medicines and treatments, such as new antibiotics. Our projects will provide Europeans, including the increasing numbers of older people, with more efficient and effective medicines and treatments. Particularly programme aims to improve overall drug development process, develop diagnostic and treatment biomarkers for diseases clearly linked to clinical relevance and approved by regulators, reduce the period to reach clinical proof of concept in medicine development, such as for cancer and immunological diseases. Short proposals must be submitted via the electronic submission system of the Horizon 2020 Participant Portal . Deadline for submitting the projects: June 14, 2018 20:00 GMT (1 stage); Deadline for submitting the projects: December 11, 2018 (2 stage). For additional information about IMI2 please visit the web-site. Please, find the detailed information  and necessary documentation for the call .
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19/03/2018 10:25

East Coast Innovation Tour

Greater Boston & Greater New York Service date: 10th – 15th June 2018 Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Georgia (SRNSFG) announces program provided by ENRICH in the USA. ENRICH organizes its first East Coast Innovation Tour as vehicle for commercializing promising EU research and technologies. Join us to discover the Greater Boston and Greater New York in June 10th – 15th, 2018. This first East Coast Innovation Tour is open to EU Member States and Associated Countries early stage entrepreneurs, researchers, research organizations, and clusters looking for market information, partners, investment opportunities and feedbacks for their for their life science innovations; special focus on innovations in cancer research, diagnostics and treatments, and drug discovery. This service gives you the opportunity to: Understand the local US ecosystem (East Coast focus) that supports Innovation; Have live feedbacks on your project(s)/prototype/business plan; Explore opportunities of funding in the US; Meet potential partners; Understand & better leverage ENRICH in the USA support. Call deadline: 30th March 2018 – 23h59 CET For more information and the full call text please see here .   Research Connection Symposium (RCS) Washington D.C. Service date: Tentative 8th August 2018   Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Georgia (SRNSFG) announces program provided by ENRICH in the USA. ENRICH, organizes the ENRICH in the USA Research Connection Symposium (RCS) taking place August 8th, 2018. The RCS is open to EU Member States and Associated Countries researchers, research managers and administrators, research universities, and national academies of science looking for a US counterpart to collaborate on their research. This service gives you the opportunity to: Meet potential partners; Understand & better leverage ENRICH in the USA support; Explore opportunities of funding in the US. Call deadline: 30th March 2018 – 23h59 CET For more information and the full call text please see here .   Research Commercialization Bootcamp Service date: October 2018   Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Georgia (SRNSFG) announces program provided by ENRICH in the USA. ENRICH, organizes two-week Boot Camps in the United Sates and provides participants with perspectives on their market in various US regions. All Boot Camp participants will start and end the program in Boston where they will receive an introductory course in “Conducting Business in the US” and engage in unique networking opportunities with local innovation experts. Call deadline: 29thJune 2018 – 23h59 CET For more information and the full call text please see here .   Business to Business Bootcamp Service date: October 2018   Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Georgia (SRNSFG) announces program provided by ENRICH in the USA. ENRICH, organizes two-week Boot Camps in the United Sates and provides participants with perspectives on their market in various US regions. All Boot Camp participants will start and end the program in Boston where they will receive an introductory course in “Conducting Business in the US” and engage in unique networking opportunities with local innovation experts. Call deadline: 29thJune 2018 – 23h59 CET For more information and the full call text please see here .   Pre-Announcement: Spring 2018 Match & Pitch Event Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Georgia (SRNSFG) announces event provided by ENRICH in the USA. European entrepreneurs, researchers, or university/private lab Technology Transfer officials are welcome to apply to present their products, services or intellectual property at the ENRICH in the USA’s Spring 2018 Match & Pitch Event. Selected innovators will be provided matchmaking opportunities with representatives from at least thirty different corporations and investors in the energy & environment, healthcare, or defense & homeland security sectors. Participants will have the chance to pitch about their companies or technology, and get feedback from these potential customers/investors. This Event will be held in conjunction with the 32nd International Conference on Business Incubation in Dallas, Texas, USA, and hosted on April 25, 2018. Don’t miss this chance to find out what large customers are looking for when looking for small business suppliers and innovative technology! For more information on areas of interest to attending corporations/investors, the short application process, or additional details on what is expected of participants, please check our website.              
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16/03/2018 15:53

SRNSFG announces call for proposal “PHD Grant 2018”

Goals of the Call: Developing intellectual potential and training high quality scientific personnel; Targeted use of intellectual potential in higher education institutions; Providing proper environment for scientific research; Integrating young scientists into international scientific community; Identification of young, talented scientists and supporting their research in in accordance with international standards; Advancing the quality of research in the country; Increasing the academic level of PhD educational programmes across the country. Providing proper conditions for young researchers Project proposals can be submitted in fields defined by scientific field classifier: Natural sciences; Engineering and technology; Medicine and healthcare; Agricultural sciences; Social Sciences; Humanitarian sciences; Georgian Studies.   Grant can be obtained based only on open competition! Individuals, who has Georgian citizenship and studying to obtain PhD degree at Georgian higher educational institutions, can submit project proposal. It is forbidden to submit more than one proposal by the same person. Financial requirements: Funded required from the SRNSFG should not exceeded 10 500 GEL (6 months) in one accounted period); Phd fund should not exceed 5250 GEL (6 months) in one accounted period; Duration of project: 6-36 months (according to the requirements of the call)   Terms and conditions, as well as information regarding uploading main documents among schedule and registration procedures will be available on SRNSFG web page. The call will be announced as soon as, Ministry of Education and science of Georgia prove decree of the call For information, please contact to SRNSFG: E-mail: do@rustaveli.org.ge Telephone number: 2 200 220 (4302)
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13/03/2018 16:22

 Information is avialable in Georgian
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05/03/2018 10:28

Innnovative Medicines Initiative call 14 webinars

The SRNSFG disseminates information about the IMI webinars. The webinars represent an excellent opportunity to learn more about the  Call topics and time for questions and answers, procedures will include presentations of IMI’s intellectual property policy. IMI will hold webinars on IMI2- Call 14 from Friday 16 March to Thursday 5 April 2018 inclusive. Detailed information about webinar and registration is available on this link .
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26/02/2018 10:12

Georgian Studies Conference 2018

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information regarding the upcoming Conference on February 27 at the University of Oxford. The Conference will be held at Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College. Participants of the Conference will be the Ambassador, REES director, Director General of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, scientists, Georgian programme visiting fellows and others. Please see the agenda via the link.
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22/02/2018 10:33

  Information is avialable in Georgian
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21/02/2018 17:59

WEBINAR-BETTER HEALTH & CARE, ECONOMIC GROWTH & SUSTAINABLE HEALTH SYSTEMS

SRNSFG disseminates information about the coming webinar of the Horizon 2020 open calls in the health sector - BETTER HEALTH & CARE, ECONOMIC GROWTH & SUSTAINABLE HEALTH SYSTEMS. The webinar will take place on the 23 rd February 2018, at 12:00 pm GMT. The webinar will last 60 minutes and will be held in English. Moderator: Chiara Davalli, EBN ebn.eu   Speakers:   Astrid Hoebertz, FFG – National Contact Point (NCP) Rodrigo Correa Oliveira, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation   Webinar will focus on the following topics which are relevant for international cooperation .   For any additional information, please visit the webpage.
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21/02/2018 10:29

EIT CROSS-KIC BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITION 2018

SRNSFG disseminates information about the Business Idea Competition 2018. The main idea of the competition is to support very early stage start-ups that have innovative business ideas in one of the three sectors: Food, Health and Raw Materials . Competition is open to all citizens of the European Union Member States and the associated countries. The best business ideas will be awarded up to EUR 10 000 of grant for each sector . Deadline for submitting business ideas: 31 March 2018 at 17:00 CET . For further information, please contact from different EIT KICs: Contact from EIT FOOD: Adam Strzelecki Contact from EIT Health: Dora Marosvologyi For EIT RawMaterials, please contact Giorgio Recine For detail information, please visit the webpage .
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