Azerbaijan submits 30 hi-tech projects to EU
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 5
By Huseyn Valiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijani scientists have submitted 30 hi-tech project proposals to participate in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – Horizon 2020, Tofig Babayev, director of the Regional Information Technologies Academy (RITA), told Trend.
Babayev said the Azerbaijani projects were presented at the ICT Proposers’ Day 2016 conference, which was held Sept. 26-27 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
There are projects of the Institute of Cybernetics, Scientific Research and Training Center for Labor and Social Problems of the State Social Protection Fund, Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency and Azerbaijan State University of Economics among them.
“We hope consortiums will be created for the projects’ implementation,” noted Babayev.
Here the main goal is to ensure the cooperation between Azerbaijani and European scientific research institutes for further cooperation in the joint projects that will give Azerbaijan’s scientific institutions the right to participate in the EU tenders for funding their research and innovations within the Horizon 2020 program.
Earlier, Azerbaijan presented a number of research projects, including the projects on monitoring of the cardiovascular system, development of intellectual information system for monitoring and diagnosis of cases of poisoning by toxic substances, condition monitoring, choosing optimal routes for oil and gas pipelines, and others.