Azerbaijan to participate in meeting on INTAS's IT project
Azerbaijani specialists will participate in the meeting on IT project implementing within the International Association for the Promotion of Cooperation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (INTAS). The event will be held in Kiev from 2 to 6 February, Fikrat Aliyev, the Director General of the Information and Communications Technologies Center under the Azerbaijani Communications and Information Technologies Ministry, told Trend.
The meeting will be staged under direction of Aliyev with participation of the specialists of the Swedish Chalmer IT University, Turkish Mercin University, Mechanics Institute of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and Faculty of Applied Mathematics of the Baku State University.
According to Aliyev, the major goal of the project, implementing from April 2005, is to set regular optimal regulators in mechanic and economic systems, and solution of the problems through application of modern IT technologies.
The meeting will discuss the work carried out by specialists of every country over 2005 and measures planned to be taken within the project in 2006.
INTAS located in Brussels is noncommercial charity organization founded in 1993. It is financed mainly from the budget of the framework programs of the European Union (EU) on the basis of the optional contribution by EU countries. The programs aimed at solution of some joint research problems of CE and EU. The member countries of INTAS are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, the UK, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Italy Spain, Israel, the Cyprus Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Malta, Nederland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Finland, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Estonia, Czechia, European Community and the former Soviet Republics such as Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
The Association renders financial assistance to the joint research projects, implementing with participation of the scientists from the INTAS and the CIS countries. The projects are chosen on the base of mutual profit and social-economic significance.