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The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) is an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia 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 CIS and Georgian institutes that develop or possess an excellence of scientific know-how.



28.01.2019read more

ISTC Work on Export Control featured in Armenian Specialized Newsletter PATNESH

Patnesh, the newsletter of the Armenian Center of research on non-proliferation issues has published in its latest issue an article featuring the ISTC-implemented in countries of Central Asia and adjacent regions strategic targeted initiative – CBRN Export Control on Dual Use Materials and Intangible Technologies.



19.02.2019read more

ISTC and Mongolia Working Closely Together

On 19 February 2019 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave visited the Embassy of Mongolia in Astana to discuss with Ambassador Luvsan Battulga the cooperation between ISTC and Mongolia on topics of common interest and the prospects for further and more structured relationship between Mongolia and ISTC.

11.02.2019read more

The Ambassador of Oman visits ISTC Secretariat

On 4 February 2019 H.E. Dr. Said ben Muhammed Al Barami visited the ISTC Main Office to discuss with ISCT Executive Director David Cleave matters pertaining to cooperation with ISTC on bilateral and regional basis, within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).



01.02.2019read more

On the occasion of it’s 25th Anniversary the International Science and Technology Center announces an Award for Young Scientists.

The objective of this Award is to encourage young scientists, researchers and engineers to undertake outstanding work in the field of World and Regional Security issues. Submission of Work to be received by 1st September 2019. The ISTC will award 3 Winners. Separate Awards to 3 Georgian papers will be sponsored by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF). Separately Japan will sponsor a Scientific Travel Mission to Japan. Details of the Announcements of the various Award Winners will be published on the ISTC web site later during 2019.