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17/10/2018 15:51

Google Science Fair for school students

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about one of the most popular and vast competitions in the world – Google Science Fair . Google Science Fair represents annual scientific Olympiad, that was first time held in 2011 and aims to encourage, support and popularize scientific, innovative projects and works of young innovators all around the world. Participation is available for school students aged from 13 to 18. Competition winners from all around the world will receive: The Grand Prize winner will receive $50,000 in scholarship funding. This scholarship is intended to further the Grand Prize winner’s education. If a team wins the prize, the scholarship’s value will be divided equally among the teammates. LEGO Award 15,000 educational scholarship. The winner, along with a parent or guardian, will travel to The LEGO® Group headquarters in Billund, Denmark, where they will see first hand the history and work of LEGO® and the company’s commitment to hands-on learning. The National Geographic Explorer Award honors an outstanding project with an experimental approach and creative solution to one of the toughest challenges facing our planet. Candidates will receive $15,000 educational scholarship. The winner will travel on a National Geographic Student Expedition to the Galápagos Islands, one of many travel packages in the National Geographic Student Expeditions portfolio. Google Science Fair stands out with creative and generous approach to youngsters interested in innovation & science, which gives young generations opportunity to set off their innovative projects and make them global. Partners of the competition: Google , LEGO Education , Virgin Galactic , well-known scientific journals National Geographic and Scientific American . Deadline for submissions: December 12, 2018; For detailed information, please follow the link.      
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16/10/2018 16:44

ERC – Starting and Synergy Grants

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Synergy Grant calls 2019. The Grant Calls are open on the ERC – website.   ERC Starting Grants  – grants for young researchers to build their own careers( Any field of Science). Application can be submitted via private or public research organization which will be established in one of the EU member states or associated countries. Funding per grant –  1, 5 million Euro ; The duration of the project is  5 years. Deadline – 17 October, 2018. Application submission and registration is available via ERC – Participant Portal. Synergy Grant – Grant for Principal Investigators (up to 4 PI in the group) for carrying out Joint research( In any field of science) Application can be submitted via private or public research organization which will be established in one of the EU member states or associated countries. Funding per grant – 10 million Euro The duration of the project is 6 years. Deadline – 8 November, 2018. Application submission and registration is available via ERC – Participant Portal.   For additional information, please visit European Research Council (ERC) webpage.
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12/10/2018 14:59

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart, Green and Integrated Transport WP

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the virtual Information Day, which will present the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU framework programme for research and innovation “Horizon 2020” work programme on the “Smart, Green and integrated Transport”. The calls will be set up in 2019 and it’s making available a total of nearly €355 million : Mobility for Growth (MG) Automated Road Transport (ART) Green Vehicles (GV) Next Generation Batteries (BAT)   The info day will start on 23 October 2018, from 09:00 to 13:00 CET. Registration and further information available on Eap PLUS website. For HORIZON 2020 project working Programme,, Smart, Green and Integrated Transport” Please see the file. The Info Day will also offer the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls. You can send your questions before or during the event via email INEA-H2020-Transport-Infoday@ec.europa.eu  or on Twitter @inea_eu. The questions will be answered during the dedicated Q&A session of the info day. For additional information, please see the link . Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the virtual Information Day, which will present the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU framework programme for research and innovation “Horizon 2020” work programme on the “Smart, Green and integrated Transport”. The calls will be set up in 2019 and it’s making available a total of nearly €355 million : Mobility for Growth (MG) Automated Road Transport (ART) Green Vehicles (GV) Next Generation Batteries (BAT)   The info day will start on 23 October 2018, from 09:00 to 13:00 CET. Registration and further information available on Eap PLUS website. For HORIZON 2020 project working Programme,, Smart, Green and Integrated Transport” Please see the file. The Info Day will also offer the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls. You can send your questions before or during the event via email INEA-H2020-Transport-Infoday@ec.europa.eu  or on Twitter @inea_eu. The questions will be answered during the dedicated Q&A session of the info day. For additional information, please see the link .
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04/10/2018 17:49

UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme (UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme)

UNESCO designed the project “UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme” (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) in the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Capacity-Building of Human Resources which was established in November 2000 by the Government of Japan to enable UNESCO to give impetus to research in four areas under UNESCO’s Priority Programme Areas. The Government of Japan offers 10 fellowships, to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, special attention will be given to those who may wish pursue their research studies in Japan, to women, candidates from LDCs, Africa and SIDS countries who are eager to undertake research on one or more of the topics listed below. The aim of the fellowships is to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO.   For more information , please click link
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03/10/2018 14:52

Webinar: Introduction to IP

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about  EaP  PLUS   webinar, which will be held on  October 17,  2018, 10:30 – 12:00 pm.  This webinar will be in English and provides an introduction to basic concepts and definitions of Intellectual Property (IP) as part of Research and Innovation Programme,, HORIZON 2020”. The webinar is offered free of charge. For additional information, please visit  EaPPLUS webpage. For the participation , please visit the  webpage.
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“Zurab Zhvania Foundation” disseminates information about call for “Tsinandali Award 2018”

18/09/2018 16:39
SRNSFG disseminates information about modern art and science call “Tsinandali Award 2018” funded by “Zurab Zhvania Foundation”. For detailed information, please follow link .
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17/09/2018 14:14

ERC Information Day

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about the Information Day on the Horizon 2020 European Research Council (ERC) which will be held at the Conference Hall of the SRNSFG at 15:00 on September 24, 2018. The European Research Council (ERC), set up by the European Union in 2007, is the first European funding organization for excellent frontier research. Every year, it selects and funds the very best, creative researchers of any nationality and age, to run projects based in Europe. On the meeting, National Contact Points will present ERC new work Program, current calls and will answer the questions from audience. For attending, please register on the website . The list of SRNSFG events as part of ,,Science and Innovation Festival 2018” is available on the link .
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11/09/2018 11:28

Webinar: Introduction to IP

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia disseminates information about EaP PLUS webinar which will be held on 12 September 2018, 10:30 – 12:00 pm. This webinar will be in English and provides an introduction to basic concepts and definitions of Intellectual Property (IP) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The webinar is offered free of charge. For additional information, please visit EaP PLUS webpag e. For the participation, please visit the webpage .
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10/09/2018 10:42

Information For Applicants to the Starting and Consolidator Grant 2019 Calls

Shota Rustaveli National Science foundation of Georgia disseminates information about Starting and Consolidator Grant 2019 calls funded by European Research Council (ERC) . ERC Starting Grants – grants for young researchers to build their own careers. Funding for per grant - 5 million Euro ; The duration of the project is 5 years. Starting Grant 2019 Call opening: 14 September of 2018; Deadline: 17 October of 2018. ERC Consolidator Grants - are designed to back up researchers who want to establish their research teams and continue developing a successful career in Europe Funding for the Grant is 2 million Euro and the project duration is up to 5 years. Call for Consolidator Grant 2019 opens on 24 October 2018 and the application deadline is 7 February 2019. For the additional information, please see European Research Council (ERC) brochure .
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05/09/2018 16:39

SRNSFG disseminates information about Call for MA research scholarships grants 2018

Aim of the call: Supporting quality enhancement in scientific studies, raising academic level and development of research skills - related to the master's thesis of students enrolled at the accredited Master’s educational program, as well as improvement of higher educational institutions research capacity and integration of research in learning processes and support development of thematic and/or interdisciplinary research activities. Projects for MA research scholarships grant 2018 can be submitted in the research fields, defined by scientific classifier of foundation: Natural Sciences Engineering and technology Medical and health sciences Agrarian Sciences Social sciences Humanitarian Sciences. Grant can earned by open call format only. General terms of the call: Only individual educational-research grants will be given in the frames of the call; Grantee must be citizen of Georgia, active student of MA programme at accredited, high educational institution. During grant claiming period, grantee must be on last year of the MA programme; Project duration is defined from 4 to 10 months; Submitting more than one project for the call, from one applicant is forbidden. Financial requirements: Project budget is limited to 6000 GEL; Scholarship of MA student is limited to 1200 GEL; Official announcement of the call will include: Terms of the call; List of required documentation; Agenda of the call; Registration procedures. Contact information: E-mail: mr@rustaveli.org.ge Tel: 032 2 200 220 (4302)  
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