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Intelligentsia Consultants

Intelligentsia Consultants provides high quality, practical, knowledge-based consultancy services to support science, technology and innovation in the public and private sectors. Intelligentsia has extensive experience in managing public funded R&D related projects. The company is located in Luxembourg. Its service portfolio is focused on five key areas: innovation management; technology transfer; policy analysis and design; evaluation and impact assessment; and information and communication services.
 

American University of Armenia

The American University of Armenia is a U.S.-accredited graduate institution affiliated with the University of California. AUA offers Master’s level graduate programs that are intended to develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge through advanced coursework, independent study, and research. The University is located in Armenia. Our education/research portfolio is focused on eight key areas: industrial engineering and systems management, environmental studies, public health, economics and financing, computer and information science, political science, comparative legal studies, and studies of teaching English language.
 

Centre of Ideas and Technologies (CIT)

CIT was founded in 2003 as a non-governmental not-profit organization to provide consultancy and independent expertise for the state and international organizations in various fields of science and technology, carry out policy studies and facilitate international scientific cooperation and participation of Armenian researchers and research teams in national and international projects with special focus on European Research Programmes. CIT members are researchers and experts in various fields of S&T with adequate international cooperation experience. One of the advantages of the CIT is wide network and good knowledge of research community of the country, which enables to involve highly qualified specialists in different research fields to carry out specific multidisciplinary research and derive policy implications and recommendations for decision-making structures. In its activities CIT closely cooperates with all national RTD actors and decision-making structures, including National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, State Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education & Science, Ministry of Nature Protection and other branch ministries of Armenia, SMEs and civil society organizations.


Technology Transfer Association (TTA)

The members of the Association are Armenian organizations, which have developed advanced technologies in agribusiness, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy and renewable energy resources, new materials, organic and inorganic chemistry, applied physics, nanotechnology, molecular biology, biotechnology, ecology and environment, information technology. The Association provides comprehensive support to all areas of the technology transfer process: technology assessment, identifying customers, assessing markets, technology marketing, attracting investors, developing strategy and plans, securing IP rights, negotiating agreements, preparing contracts, establishing links between Armenian technologies‘ owners and organizations looking for innovative solutions, carrying out the assessment of proposed technologies. The association cooperates with a number of science and engineering organizations, technology transfer organizations, science associations, business consulting companies and technology, designers in CIS and other countries.


Scientific and Practical Centre for Foodstuffs, NAS of Belarus

The Centre unites 3 research organizations and a company which develop technologies for new food products. Its activities cover all groups of food products – meat, dairy, bakery, confectionery, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, potatoes, canned, food concentrates, etc. Main areas of activities consist in:

- applied research and developments for producing new foodstuffs;
- developing and innovating technologies of deep processing of plant and animal husbandry products;
- quality and safety control of foodstuffs;
- developing of the issues of healthy and balanced feeding;
- modernization and design of technological equipment for food industry;
- training of personnel;
- developing standards for foodstuffs;
- certification of foodstuffs


Belorussian Innovation Fund

Belarusian Innovation Fund (BIF) was established by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 12.11.1998, № 1739 to strengthen state support of innovation activity in the Republic of Belarus. BIF is a non-profit organisation subordinated to the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus. The main objective of the Belarusian Innovation Fund is to provide an enabling environment for innovative entrepreneurship and the effective functioning of the enterprises and organisations of various forms of ownership, develop and produce high technology in the Republic of Belarus, innovative products. BIF provides financial support to:

- Research, development and technological works carried out in the framework of innovative projects;
- Work on the organization and development of the production of scientific and technical products, derived from the implementation of innovative projects and tasks of the state scientific and technical programs;
- Venture Projects.

Technology Business Incubator “Kharkov Technologies” Non-Profit Organisation

KT was established in 1998 as the first technology business incubator within the system of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine with the purpose of increasing efficiency of scientific and innovation activity of the academic and research institutions, improvement of their professional links with the World, including European scientific community, establishment of contacts with universities and research laboratories, involvement young scientists and students into scientific activities, professional development of scientists in the field of innovations, protection of intellectual property rights and commercialization of research, search for partners, customers and investors.

Georgian Technical University

The Georgian Technical University (GTU) was established in 1922. GTU is the leading engineering and educational centre of Georgia and the Caucasus region. It has about 1100 academic staff and 18 000 students involved in science and technology in natural and applied sciences and engineering disciplines. GTU has been successfully involved in many national and international advance research and technology projects. Currently, GTU research labs are working on programmes and projects related to novel information technologies, chemical and material technologies, bio technologies, machinery building, civil engineering, water management and many others.


Mediterranean Institute of Fundamental Physics

MIFP is a group of researchers specialized in different areas of physics and working in different countries. The main goal of MIFP is the creation of a stimulating research environment where the great percentage of work time of scientists would not be lost on resolving administrative and logistic problems. MIFP is a non-profit non-governmental organization which offers efficient and flexible management of international collaboration projects and teaching programs, organization of international conferences, workshops, schools etc. MIFP is built around a permanent administrative group based in Rome. This central administration is responsible for the logistic build-up of the institute, management of its research and teaching projects, organization of meetings and events.
 

Dianova

Dianova is a limited company owned by the Technical University of Denmark. Dianova’s objectives are promoting and supporting innovative and commercial services of veterinary science and food safety. Dianova sells and markets services on behalf of DTU National Veterinary Institute (DTU) and DTU National Food Institute (DTU FOOD), as well as sourcing other specialists and services outside the institutes for specific tasks and assignments. Dianova is presently employing 14 staff, and the annual turn-over is approximately EUR 15 million (2011).

Using experts from the DTU Institutes and the Danish Food Administration, Dianova offers consultancy and advisory services, risk assessments and courses covering the “Farm to Fork” principle, besides diagnostic examinations, laboratory analyses and distribution of vaccines and sera.


TII Association Européenne pour le Transfert des Technologies ASBL

TII is Europe’s largest, longest-standing, independent grouping of innovation support and technology transfer organizations. It currently has some 185 members in 40 countries, who come from both the private and public sectors and are active in R&D exploitation, business incubation, IP negotiation, technology brokerage and licensing, prototype and new product development, technology audits and innovation management, company spin-off and start-up support, as well as innovation policy advice and development. Members' expertise covers the full technological spectrum and all types of innovation projects.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 609553.