14.11.2014 | Tbilisi, Georgia
An Information Day on Horizon 2020 took place in Tbilisi on 14 November 2014. The event was hosted by the Tbilisi State Medical University. The day was opened by Marine Chitashvili, Director General of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation.Extensive reports were delivered at the plenary session by Tamaz Marsagishvili – Deputy Minister of Education and Science; Polish expert Katarzyna Sobótka-Demianowska – Horizon 2020 coordinator for 'Secure, clean and efficient energy' at the National Contact Point for Research Programmes; and Lika Glonti, coordinator of the EU programme 'ERASMUS +' in Georgia.
The plenary was followed by two parallel thematic sessions on 'Health' and 'Clean Energy and Climate Change'. The final session was held in the form of a round table discussion. Georgian scientists and specialists in the 'Horizon 2020' engagement focused on the dissemination of information and consulting assistance to activate participation. The speakers talked about chances to make better use of the business and academic sectors in the context of initiating cooperation.
On 14 November 2014, the IncoNet EaP project (in which the DLR Project Management Agency is a project partner) organised an Info Day on Horizon 2020 in Tbilisi. In their function as editors of the project's website, DLR agreed to upload the presentations held during this event on this website for download in pdf format subject to the express consent of the speakers concerned. DLR, as the uploading entity, has not monitored the contents of these presentations in any way. In case of incorrect contents, copyright infringements or other violations of the law, please contact Dr Thomas Reineke, DLR Project Management Agency, European and International Cooperation, firstname.lastname@example.org. Any offending material will be removed immediately.
Dr Theodore Dolidze
Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation
Source and further information: Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (in Georgian)