Presentation on theme: "Roman Chirca, General Director. Republic of Moldova – Research & Development Population: 3,4 million 42 Research Institutes 13 universities 3."— Presentation transcript:
Republic of Moldova – Research & Development Population: 3,4 million 42 Research Institutes 13 universities 3 Science and Technology Parks 7 Innovation Incubators Investment in R&D: 0,47 of GDP (2011)
State policy in the sphere of RDI Science and Innovation Code of Republic of Moldova (2004) Law on Science and Technology Parks and Innovation Incubators (2007) Partnership Agreement between the Government and the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (2009) Education Code of Republic of Moldova (draft) Innovation Strategy of the Republic of Moldova for 2012 – 2020 (draft) Law on Venture financing of the Innovation Activity (draft)
Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer (AITT) –mission and objectives Mission – coordinate, stimulate and implement the mechanisms of innovation activity and technology transfer in Republic of Moldova ScientificEnvironment AITT INNOVATION BusinessEnvironment AITT Added value Economic Competitiveness
Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer – objectives Objectives: Implementation of state policy in the sphere of innovation and technology transfer; Elaboration of suggestions on the improvement of legal framework in the sphere of ITT Defining main directions in the sphere of ITT (programmes and projects at all levels); Participating in establishing partnerships between different organizations in the sphere of science and innovation, higher education institutions and production units; Determining the volume of financial resources for implementing programmes and projects in the sphere of ITT Coordinating the process of creating infrastructure in the sphere of ITT Offering specialized assistance in the sphere of innovation and technology transfer;
Main instruments to foster R&D and Innovation Innovation and Technology Transfer Projects Innovation Infrastructure (Science and Technology Parks, Incubators) International R&D programmes and projects
Innovation and Technology Transfer Projects 160 Innovation and Technology Transfer Projects (2005-2012) I&TT projects selected on a competitive basis Goal: implementation of scientific research results into business environment Co-financing principle
Innovation and Technology Transfer Projects, 2005- 2012
Innovation Infrastructure o “Academica” Science & Technology Park o “Inagro” Science & Technology Park o “Inovatorul” Innovation Incubator o “Universcience” Innovation & Education Incubator o “Politehnica” Innovation Incubator o „Nord” Innovation Incubator o „ITEH” Innovation Incubator o „Inventica-USM” Innovation Incubator o „Innocenter”Innovation Incubator
“ACADEMICA” Science & Technology Park Created in 2007 Number of residents: 22 (2012) Specialization: Renewable resources; Energy conservation technologies; Nanotechnologies; Electronics; Eco-friendly agriculture; Food safety; Informational systems etc. Capacity: 1400 sq.m. of equipped offices Innovative output: 38,025,600.00 MDL (2012) Investment: 17,357, 000.00 MDL (2012) Jobs created: 216 (2012)
“INAGRO” Science & Technology Park Created in 2008 Number of residents: 12 (2012) Specialization: eco-friendly agriculture Capacity: 100 ha of arable land, 12 000 sq.m. of offices, 5000 sq.m. of land/processing, field equipment, irrigation systems, primary processing equipment Innovative output: 28,086,700.00 MDL (2012) Investment: 14,725,300.00 MDL (2012) Jobs created: 21 (2012)
“INOVATORUL” Innovation Incubator Created in 2007 Number of residents: 5 (2012) Specialization: Efficient industrial processes; Eco-friendly technologies; Renewable energy systems; Informational technologies etc. Services: 730 sq.m. of equipped offices; legal advice and accounting assistance; data assistance; informational marketing; training; business consulting assistance etc. Innovative output: 10,676,000.00 MDL (2012) Investment: 2,900,000.00 MDL (2012) Jobs created: 18 (2012)
“UNIVERSCIENCE” Innovation & Education Incubator Created in 2011 Specialization: Developing intellectual, innovation and education competencies Investment: 0.00 MDL (2012) It is currently in the process of organization
“POLITEHNICA” Innovation & Educational Incubator Created in 2011 Specialization: Engineering, Information Technologies, Industrial Technologies Investment: 0.00 MDL (2012) It is currently in the process of organization
International R&D programmes and projects SymNet Project (Industrial Symbiosis Network for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development in Black Sea Basin) Project supported by the European Union under the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013 Objective: minimize the environmental degradation while maximizing economic and social development in Black Sea Basin by establishing industrial symbiosis system as a new and innovative approach
International Networks The Enterprise Europe Network helps small business to make the most of the European marketplace. EEN helps small companies seize the unparalleled business opportunities in the EU Single Market. The network comprises 600 business support organisations (more than 50 countries): chambers of commerce and industry, technology centres, universities and development agencies. AITT is a member of the Enterprise Europe Network since 2010, in a consortium comprising the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) and the Organization from SME’s Sector Development (ODIMM).
International R&D programmes and projects The Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine- Republic of Moldova 2007-2013 (JOP RO-UA-MD) Financing instrument of the European Neigbourhood Policy Objective: The program promotes greater interaction between people and communities living in the border areas.
International R&D programmes and projects FP 7 (Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development) Memorandum of Understanding for the association of Moldova to FP7signed on October 11, 2011. Formal association of Moldova starting January 1, 2012. EU‘s main instrument for funding research in Europe from 2007-2013. Objective : FP7 is designed to respond to Europe's employment needs, competitiveness and quality of life.