Belarus, France announce competition for best joint projects
March 09, 2009
The Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research and the National Center for Scientific Research of France announced a competition for best joint scientific projects. The competition spans 2009-2011, BelTA learnt from the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The competition is aimed at financing scientific teams who carry out research in most crucial scientific fields that represent greatest interest for both sides and are priority areas of the fundamental scientific research. The deadline for submitting applications is May 29, 2009.
Apart from that, the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research and the National Center for Scientific Research of France announced a competition for holding bilateral scientific seminars in 2009. This competition will promote and strengthen contacts between Belarusian and French scientists. The applications can be submitted till March 30.
In the future the Belarusian and French scientific centres intend to expand their cooperation. During the visit of the delegation of the French centre to Minsk earlier this year, the sides agreed to develop a number of new promising projects.