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Mr. Adriaan van der Meer, former Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, begins his tenure as ISTC Executive Director
05.05.2008

Mr. Adriaan van der Meer, former Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, begins his tenure as ISTC Executive Director

Mr. Adriaan van der Meer was born in The Netherlands. He studied at the Law Faculty of the State University of Leyden (The Netherlands). At the end of his studies he took an international orientation and continued studying European Integration during a post-graduate course at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium).

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President of Tajikistan Welcomes ISTC's Support for Tajik Science
17.04.2008

President of Tajikistan Welcomes ISTC's Support for Tajik Science

On 9 April, senior representatives of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) met with the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon. The event marked the 45th ISTC Governing Board meeting, which was held for the first time in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.

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The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), in collaboration with the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, inaugurated its new Resource Center in Dushanbe
14.04.2008

The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), in collaboration with the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, inaugurated its new Resource Center in Dushanbe

The Center will offer Tajik scientists distance-learning programs, on-site training, access to computers and the Internet and other technical equipment to improve their business skills.

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The Governing Board of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) held its 45th meeting in Dushanbe
11.04.2008

The Governing Board of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) held its 45th meeting in Dushanbe

Representatives of ISTC Parties attended, including Canada, the European Union, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, United States of America, and Belarus. Belarus participated as rotating CIS Board member.

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ISTC Addresses the Global Partnership Working Group in Berlin
09.03.2008

ISTC Addresses the Global Partnership Working Group in Berlin

In preparation for the upcoming G8 Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, the Global Partnership Working Group met on February 27-28 in Berlin to review the progress of the G8 Global Partnership Program (GPP) since 2002 and to ensure that GPP commitments are met by 2012.

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ISTC supported travel of 12 Russian scientists to Hannover who brought their latest technologies in the area of fuel cells.
09.03.2008

ISTC supported travel of 12 Russian scientists to Hannover who brought their latest technologies in the area of fuel cells.

ISTC supported travel of 12 Russian scientists to Hannover who brought their latest technologies in the area of fuel cells...

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The Governing Board of the ISTC held its 44th meeting in Moscow, Russian Federation
09.12.2007

The Governing Board of the ISTC held its 44th meeting in Moscow, Russian Federation

Representatives from 12 ISTC Parties attended with Canada, the European Union, Japan, Russian Federation, United States of America, and Georgia represented on the Governing Board. Georgia participated as rotating CIS Board member.

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Some of the biggest players in biotechnologies attend ISTC workshop
07.12.2007

Some of the biggest players in biotechnologies attend ISTC workshop

In early December 2007, ISTC held a two-day international seminar in Moscow on ‘Drug design and development’.

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Danone Research Signs a 3 Year Project
20.11.2007

Danone Research Signs a 3 Year Project

ISTC Partner, Danone Research, has signed a three year ISTC Partner Project to study new strains of probiotic lactic bacteria in Russia.

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Belarus to co-fund ISTC Science Projects
07.11.2007

Belarus to co-fund ISTC Science Projects

On 1 November 2007, ISTC’s Executive Director and the chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the financing of ISTC Regular Projects on Belarusian territory.

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