The 2013 Annual Report of the ISTC is available
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.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ISTC Initiative in Support of NIH/NIAID - Georgia MOLHSA Partnership: 2014 ISTC Joint Research Program on HIV, TB and Hepatitis
The ISTC is accepting proposals from collaborative research teams involving scientists from institutions in Georgia and in the United States of America for the 2014 Georgia-U.S. Small Grant Initiative for Research Collaboration on HIV, Tuberculosis (TB), Hepatitis, announced during the “Program-Development Workshop on HIV, TB and Hepatitis” convened in Tbilisi, Georgia, from June 16-18, 2014
On 2 October, the ISTC Executive Director Mr. David Cleave, together with the Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan, Mr. Kamen Velichkov and Dr. Zuresh Zhumadilova, Chief Expert of the Committee on Consumer Protection of Kazakhstan, opened the newly renovated animal breeding facility at the Kazakh Scientific Centre for Quarantine and Zoonotic Diseases (KSCQZD).
EU funded ISTC Project supports Biosafety and Biosecurity Training for Personnel of Mobile Medical Units Working in Field Conditions in Kazakhstan
On 31 July 2014 ISTC Project K-2048 “Biosafety and Biosecurity Training for Personnel of Mobile Medical Units Working in Field Conditions” was successfully completed. This Project was funded by the European Union as part of a larger EU-ISTC contribution agreement with the objective of “Strengthening Biosafety & Biosecurity Capabilities in Central Asian Countries”.
The new office of the ISTC was officially opened at Nazarbaev University in Astana, Kazakhstan on 5 June, 2014
The opening took part in the framework of the 59th Governing Board meeting of the ISTC held in Astana
ISTC Success Stories: Biosafety and Biosecurity in Central Asia- Training of specialists in Quarantine and Zoonotic Infections in collaboration with ISTC and European Commision (DEVCO)
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).
On 22-25 August 2014, the International Scientific Workshop on Light-Matter coupling in composite nanostructures (LIMACONA 2014) was held in Yerevan, Armenia
The Workshop brought together scientists actively working in the related fields providing good opportunities to discuss the actual problems and the latest developments in this rapidly developing area of research
ISTC and STCU conduct the Technical Review Committee Meeting on the Environmental Assessment for Long Term Monitoring and Remediation in and around Fukushima, Japan, April 14-17 2014
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 16th SAC Seminar “ENERGY SECURITY, HOW TO FURTHER THE TECHNOLOGY” was held in Almaty on October 22-23, 2013
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 Autumn International School for Young Scientists “High Field Science - Kyoto 2012” was held at Kansai Photon Science Institute (KPSI) of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Japan, on November 12 – 15, 2012.
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