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Round table 2. Programs and financial instruments to support water-related research and innovation projects in BRICS

Round Table 2 Program: BRICS Water Forum Round Table 2 Programme (PDF, 501 Kb)

The goal of the roundtable is to present and discuss existing programs and financial instruments to support water-related research and innovation projects in BRICS. Representatives of state research and innovation foundations will present their programs for the support of bilateral and multilateral projects for BRICS research teams and small innovation enterprises. Researchers will be able to learn about existing sources to fund their studies, and representatives of funding agencies will be able to exchange their opinions and experiences in supporting water research and technologies in BRICS.

Issues for discussion:

  • What are the existing programs for the support of bilateral and multilateral water research and innovation projects in BRICS?
  • How efficient are these programs?
  • Is there demand for more programs among researchers and innovators?
  • What are the lessons learnt from the pilot call for basic research projects organized by the Russian Foundation for Basic Studies in cooperation with organizations – participates of the BRICS      Framework Program for Science, Technology and Innovation?

Moderator: Dmitry Korotkov,  Head of Unit, Department for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation