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1 Doing Big Things With Little Money Corina ROMAN, PMP, Industry Program Manager Moldovan Research and Development Association 5 th Annual Knowledge Economy Forum (KEFV) March 28-30, 2006 Prague, Czech Republic

2 Content I. Brain Draining in EE Countries. Moldova Case II. What can Little Money Do?

3 Content I. Brain Draining in EE Countries. Moldova Case II. What can Little Money Do?

4 Moldovan Scientists Decline, thousand people (2005) ~ 20,000 left the country ~ 4,000 switched jobs

5 Innovations per capita* 2005 Benchmarking Source: Academy of Sciences of Moldova

6 Current Moldovan Scientists Break Down Structure Science for PROFIT SCIENCE DoingBusiness Looking for Business SCIENCE GovernmentSupportedCRDF*/MRDASupported CRDF/MRDASupportedGovernmentSupported *US Civilian Research and Development Foundation

7 Current Moldovan Scientists Break Down Structure Science for PROFIT SCIENCE DoingBusiness Looking for Business SCIENCE GovernmentSupportedCRDF/MRDASupported CRDF/MRDASupportedGovernmentSupported

8 Science for Science CRDF/MRDA Support ( ) BENEFICIARIES Amount, $ 5 R&D Centers 1.5 million Scientists approx. 4 million

9 Science for Profit CRDF/MRDA Support since 2005 Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)

10 Content I. Brain Draining in EE Countries. Moldova Case II. What can Little Money Do?

11 Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program: 1. STEP STEP 2006 Results and Plans

12 Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program 1. STEP STEP 2006 Results and Plans

13 Science Technology Entrepreneurship Program 2005 STEP-1 Science and Technology Linkages with Local Industry STEP-1 Science and Technology Linkages with Local Industry STEP-2 Technology Transfer in Agriculture and Food Production STEP-2 Technology Transfer in Agriculture and Food Production STEP-3 Business Partnership Program STEP-3 Business Partnership Program

14 STEP-1 (February, 2005) 1st Science and Technology Linkages with Local Industry: Pharmaceutics and Medical Devices

15 Technology Transfer in Agriculture and Food Production Technology Transfer in Agriculture and Food Production Practical Business Training for Younger Scientists Practical Business Training for Younger Scientists Business Partnership Program (BPP) Grant Announcement Business Partnership Program (BPP) Grant Announcement STEP-2 (June, 2005)

16 Business Partnership Program (BPP) Semifinalist Training Business Partnership Program (BPP) Semifinalist Training STEP-3 (November, 2005)

17 MRDA Venture Conference STEP-3 (November, 2005)

18 MRDA Venture Conference BPP Grants Results Announcement

19 2005 STEP Output: 6 BPP Grant supported Business and Science Partnerships Engineering Engineering –Methane Leakage Detector –Improved Energy Control System in Transportation Agriculture and Food Industry Agriculture and Food Industry –Improved Technology in Apple Tree Growing –Improved Sunflower Seeds Quality –Adjusted Technologies in Pisciculture –New Grape Waste Processing Technology

20 Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program: 1. STEP STEP 2006 Results and Plans

21 MRDA STEP 2006 Overall Goal 1. Minimum 10 Moldovan scientist & U.S. company partnerships 2. Minimum 100 local S&B partnerships

22 Academy of Sciences of Moldova Academy of Sciences of Moldova State Agency for Intellectual Property of RM State Agency for Intellectual Property of RM USAID/CEED USAID/CEED Moldo-American Center for Private Initiative Moldo-American Center for Private Initiative International Center for Economic Semiotics International Center for Economic Semiotics MRDA Main Partners

23 Science Technology Entrepreneurship Program 2006 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership

24 Science Technology Entrepreneurship Program 2006 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership

25 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Project 1.1. Science&Business National Partnership Club Project 1.2. Science&Business Round Table Meetings Project 1.3. Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions Project 1.4. Venture Conference

26 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Project 1.1. Science&Business National Partnership Club Project 1.2. Science&Business Round Table Meetings Project 1.3. Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions Project 1.4. Venture Conference

27 Project Milestones - 5 meetings (2006) on major fields: Project Milestones - 5 meetings (2006) on major fields: –Agriculture –Energy –Nanotechnologies –Ecology –Medical Equipment and Pharmaceuticals Scientist Training in Promoting Innovations Scientist Training in Promoting Innovations Project 1.1. on Science&Business National Partnership Club

28 Event Deliverables per meeting 4 innovation promotional presentations, 3 open business solicitations 4 innovation promotional presentations, 3 open business solicitations Top Innovations Catalogues (www.mrda.md/step) Top Innovations Catalogues (www.mrda.md/step)www.mrda.md/step 100 business, science and donor organizations representatives 100 business, science and donor organizations representatives

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30 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Project 1.1. Science&Business National Partnership Club Project 1.2. Science&Business Round Table Meetings Project 1.3. Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions Project 1.4. Venture Conference

31 Project 1.2. on Science&Business Round Table Meetings (USAID & MRDA common Project) Project Milestones 4 Round table meetings (Wine Sector) 4 Round table meetings (Wine Sector) 1 Round table meeting (Apparel Sector) 1 Round table meeting (Apparel Sector)

32 Event Deliverables 10 Science Promotional Presentations per Meeting 10 Science Promotional Presentations per Meeting Business people Solicitations Business people Solicitations

33 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Project 1.1. Science&Business National Partnership Club Project 1.2. Science&Business Round Table Meetings Project 1.3. Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions Project 1.4. Venture Conference

34 Project Milestones 10 business tenders for scientific solutions 10 business tenders for scientific solutions Scientist Training in communicating and negotiating Scientist Training in communicating and negotiating Project 1.3. on Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions

35 Event Output (2006) Science & Business Mutually Beneficial Working Agreements Science & Business Mutually Beneficial Working Agreements 2 Business Solicitations for R&D (out of 10 planned) 2 Business Solicitations for R&D (out of 10 planned)

36 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Project 1.1. Science&Business National Partnership Club Project 1.2. Science&Business Round Table Meetings Project 1.3. Business Tenders for Scientific Solutions Project 1.4. Venture Conference

37 Similar Projects European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (TAM-BAS) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (TAM-BAS) Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM) Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM) Project 1.4. on Venture Conference

38 Project Milestones Projects Semifinalists Selection Projects Semifinalists Selection Training in Business Planning Training in Business Planning Projects Presentations Projects Presentations 10 Awards Allocation 10 Awards Allocation Project 1.4. on Venture Conference

39 Science Technology Entrepreneurship Program 2006 Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 1 Scientific Solutions to Business Problems Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership Program 2 US Business- Moldova Science Partnership

40 Program 2 US Business-Moldova Science Partnership Project 2.1. Regional Innovations Website Project 2.2. Partner Development Events Project 2.3. First Step To the Market Project 2.4. Next Step To the Market Project 2.5. Grant Assistance Program

41 STEP Contact Information in Moldova Corina ROMAN, Industry Program Manager USM 4, office , Mateevici str. Chisinau Moldova Tel: (037322) , Fax: (037322)


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