European researchers to commercialize Azerbaijani scientific developments
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 / Trend H. Valiyev /
European researchers are interested in the commercialization of scientific developments made by Azerbaijani scientists, the Regional Information Technologies Academy (RITA) Director Tofig Babayev told Trend.
He said that the RITA presented the European Union with eight scientific projects composed by Azerbaijani scientists and developers, three of which were regarded with serious interest by the European researchers and a willingness to work with Azerbaijani scientists at the consortium.
The first project is the development of a new class of active materials. These materials are based on a hybrid polymer of electric composites found at the Institute of Physics.
The second project is the development of the mobile program-technical complex for monitoring the cardiovascular system, using robust technology and the theory of voice monitoring by the Institute of Cybernetics.
The third project is a system of optimal control of power resources of the company "Cyber".
"We have presented an annotation of all three projects, and if they are of interest to members of other European scientific societies and organizations, then under the European Union's (EU) 7th Framework Program on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTFP7), a tender will be announced from July 17, which will run until January 2012," Babayev said.
According to Babayev, Azerbaijani scientists will have to develop software and hardware solutions with their European counterparts to implement these projects.
"At present, Spanish researchers have discussed the availability of a structure which can develop mobile devices and diagnose the state of the human body, while the French have presented an organization which can provide signal processing. Our goal is to contact these organizations, to present the idea and to begin preparations of the project. The development of these devices and the preparation of trial designs may require a minimum of three years. If the scientific projects will receive appropriate support, then they will be commercialized and re-introduced to the world market," Babayev said.