The 2013 Annual Report of the ISTC is available

The electronic version of the 2013 Annual Report of the ISTC is available by downloading the pdf file from this website ----->
Additional copies of the annual report could be obtained by directly contacting Mrs. Elena Zaitseva ( starting from Monday, 9 June, 2014

The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) is an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from Russia, Georgia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with their peers and research organizations in the EU, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway and the United States.
ISTC facilitates international science projects and assists the global scientific and business community to source and engage with Russian and CIS institutes that develop or possess an excellence of scientific know-how.


The opening took part in the framework of the 59th Governing Board meeting of the ISTC held in Astana

218 specialists attended the advanced trainings at Aikimbayev's Kazakh Scientific Center for Quarantine and Zoonotic Diseases (KSCQZD) in the framework of ISTC project K- 1817" Providing Bio-safety and Bio-security Training by Kazakh Scientific Centre for Quarantine and Zoonotic Diseases (KSCQZD)". This project is financed by European Commission /EuropeAid/DG Development and Cooperation (DEVCO).


The ISTC, together with Tohoku University (TU), Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SBRAS) and Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEBRAS), convened two TU-SBRAS-FEBRAS-ISTC Seminars on 7 November 2013 at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan.

Hokkaido University (HU), with the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), held the Japan-Russia International Research Symposium on 5 November 2013 at HU in Sapporo, Japan. The symposium, not only introduced the activities that HU has engaged in with Russian counterpart researchers and related Japanese scientists, but also explored the possibilities for further cooperation and potential projects.
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ISTC together with the Science and Technology Center of Ukraine (STCU) underneath the joint Fukushima Initiative conducted a Technical Review Committee meeting on the “Environmental Assessment for Long Term Monitoring and Remediation in and around Fukushima” from April 14-17, 2014 in Japan with the support and patronage of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT) alongside the European Union and United States Department of Energy.

The Scientific Advisory Committee of the ISTC organised the Seminar “ENERGY SECURITY, HOW TO FURTHER THE TECHNOLOGY”.The two-day event was focused on how technology could contribute to the fulfillment of the general objective of energy security, more particularly in ISTC countries, be they net energy producers or consumers.

The Armenian Branch Office of ISTC celebrated the 15 year anniversary of its foundation – with the release of an informational brochure highlighting ISTC’s work in the country over the past 18 years. This publication presents a summary of ISTC’s contributions to Armenia, an overview of the results obtained by leading Armenian institutions in the framework of ISTC projects, as well as providing an interesting historical photo gallery.

The purpose of the Autumn School was to address studies of basic science problems associated with laser-plasma interactions, as well as industrial applications and applications to medical diagnostics and hadron therapy

The Seminar was attended by scientists and experts from the US, European Union, Canada, Japan, CIS and Georgia.
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