Mr. Joern Sonnenburg, from the International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research located at the German Aerospace Center, was invited as an expert to assist the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in developing the draft strategy of Moldova for the integration in the European Research Area. During the opening session of the event, there was present, also Vice-president of ASM, Pprof. Ion Tighineanu, as well as Mr. Cornel Riscanu, representative of the EU Delegation to Moldova, who addressed welcome speeches, encouraging the scientific community to continue the development of scientific cooperation partnerships, and wishing fruitful results.
The strategy will be in line with the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova on the association of the Republic of Moldova to the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007-2013), acquis communautaire, specifically with the " Strategic European Framework for International Science and Technology Cooperation" (Brussels, 24.9.2008 COM(2008) 588 final) and other relevant framework EU documents.
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Source: Academy of Sciences of Moldova