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30 October 2015

Memorandum of Understanding

27 january 2016

On the initial stage of the call “Grants for Students’ Innovative Projects” 60 short form project proposals were submitted to TSF. Project proposals were evaluated by the Panel of Experts in compliance with the announced criteria and finally 21 projects were selected for the second stage of evaluation.

Following the guidelines, after evaluation of 21 full form project proposals and auditing respective presentations of the applicants, the Panel approved 9 projects for funding.

List of granted projects:

18 November 2015

Around half the rice-based products aimed at children, including baby rice, rice crackers and cereals, contain arsenic in quantities that will exceed EU limits due to come into force on 1 January 2016, according to researchers who are investigating the prevalence of the carcinogen in food.

See more: http://horizon-magazine.eu/article/there-arsenic-your-rice_en.html?utm_campaign=201511_November_06&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=56233&utm_term=201511_November_06

17 November 2015

Our understanding of many drugs and diseases is from studies based on predominantly male animal models and assumptions that their conclusions also apply to women, but this must change, says Professor Vera Regitz-Zagrosek at Charité – Universitätsmediz Berlin in Germany, and coordinator of the European Gender Medicines Network.

See more: http://horizon-magazine.eu/article/drug-trials-need-gender-balance-prof-vera-regitz-zagrosek_en.html?utm_campaign=201511_November_06&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=56210&utm_term=201511_November_06

16 November 2015
People will need to lead less materialistic lifestyles if we are to transition to a green economy, but the challenge in changing actual behaviours and lifestyles lies in overcoming our ingrained notions about consumption, success and happiness.

See more: http://horizon-magazine.eu/article/leading-green-lifestyle-could-help-us-be-more-satisfied-prof-ricardo-garc-mira_en.html?utm_campaign=201511_November_06&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=56225&utm_term=201511_November_06

09 November 2015

How we perceive smell is more complicated than which molecules are detected by our noses, it also depends on our physical and emotional state, according to Professor Emre Yaksi from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation at NTNU, in Trondheim, Norway.

See more: http://horizon-magazine.eu/article/what-we-smell-depends-how-we-feel-prof-emre-yaksi_en.html?utm_campaign=201510_October_30_AB%20(copy)&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=55519&utm_term=201510_October_30_AB%20(copy)

30 October 2015

The Education, Science and Technological Development TS Foundation and the Consulting and Intermediate Company “Retectum” Ltd (Finland) has concluded the Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation. Memorandum was signed in Tbilisi at the office of TS Foundation on 28 October, 2015.

“Retectum”, and especially its Director in International Relations Mr. Lasse Koivunen, has a wide expertise in high-tech production’s initiation and development through supporting higher/vocational education, innovative research and partnership between science and industry. In last two decades Finnish partner has implemented number of international projects in the countries with developing economy, including Georgia.

23 October 2015

01-02 December  Berlin, Germany

With a history that dates back to 2001, the annual European Nanoelectronics Forum (ENF) has forged a place in the agendas of everyone interested in this domain from businesses big and small, to policy makers to researchers.

Over the 2 days, under the theme Driving Digital Economy, participants will come together to learn about the latest innovations and industry trends, as well as to get updates on policy developments, European strategies and collaborative funding programmes. More than 70 projects to be exhibited, interactive information sessions on hot topics will be organised.

http://www.nanoelectronicsforum.org/

22 October 2015

Barcelona 19-20 November 2015

Every year since 2008, the Science/|Business Annual Summit brings together leaders from academia, industry and policy to debate how to best unleash Europe’s technological potential and stimulate innovation in Europe.

At its 2015 Annual Summit will release a joint declaration highlighting the importance of harnessing research and innovation to confront climate change and achieve sustainable growth. It is gathering in Barcelona leaders in European innovation for a two-day programme of private and public debate.

Topics for discussion:

Successful policies for sustainable growth New technologies and business models to fight climate change The innovation engine in the developing world The role of social innovation in economic growth Does the future belong to entrepreneurs?

http://sciencebusiness.net/eventsarchive/InnovationConnection/Default.aspx

22 October 2015

Guidelines, registration in electronic submission system, evaluation procedure and other key elements of the call Grants For Students' Innovative Projects were highlighted by the Executive Director of TSF and the Programme Coordinator through the following national TV channels:

TV Imedi, programme: “Imedis Dila”  19.10.2015,

TV Ertsulovneba, programme: “Shuadge” 20.10.2015

TV Channel 1, programme: “Dila Pirvelze” 21.10.2015

Videomaterials are available on our Facebook page.

21 October 2015

Düsseldorf 17-19 November 2015

The international Healthcare Brokerage Event at MEDICA has a tradition of more than 15 years now. In the last years the brokerage event had always more than 220 participants from about 30 countries with more than 800 meetings.

The aim of the Healthcare Brokerage Event at MEDICA 2015 is to assist enterprises, universities and research institutions in finding partners in Europe for product development, manufacturing and licensing agreements, distribution partnerships, joint ventures or other types of partnership.

https://www.b2match.eu/medica2015

19 October 2015

Information days for the applicants of the call: Grants for Students' Innovative Projects are organized by TSF at the Universities of Georgia:

19 October  – Ivene Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 16:00, Building 1, auditorium 302;

20 October – Technical University of Georgia, 15:00, Administration building, George Nikoladze Conference Hall;

21 October – University of Georgia, 14:00, Administration Building, Conference Hall;

27 October - Free University of Tbilisi  & Agricultural University of Georgia, 16:00, University Campus, auditorium 113;

28 October - Ilia State University, 17:00, University Book House "Ligamus", Chavchavadze Avenue #32;

29 October – Shota Rustaveli Batumi State University, 12:00, Conference Hall # 55, Ninoshvili str #37;

29 October – Akaki Tsereteli Kutaisi State University, 16:00, Administration building, Green Hall. 

09 October 2015

Information days for the applicants of  the call: Grants for Students' Innovative Projects will be organized by TSF at the Universities of Georgia. The timeframe of the events will be announced on the website.