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STCU Participates in FISA 2009187/342
23 Jul 2009 - 31 Jul 2009
On 22-23 June, STCU participated for the first time in FISA 2009 (Prague, the Czech Republic). FISA 2009 is the seventh in a series of international conferences on EU research and training in nuclear reactor systems organised by the European Commissionís Directorate-General for Research. The STCU delegation (M. Zayet, V.Stepanenko, E.Shelest,) and 9 Ukrainian scientists from Kyiv, Lviv and Kharkiv took part in the plenary sessions of and in post-FISA topical seminars. The STCU delegation prepared 5 posters presenting targeted research achievements of Ukrainian scientific organizations. STCUís sister center, the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC, Moscow) also participated in this event.
Mr. Victor Stepanenko (Head of STCUís Kharkiv Regional Office) presented an overview on experiences and future perspectives for the cooperation between EU and Ukrainian scientists through STCU. Emphasis was put on STCUís Targeted R&D Initiatives Program as a way for co-funding scientific projects by Western and ex-Soviet countries on an equal basis. New possibilities through the STCU Partners Program, were also underlined. A proposal for joint cooperation between EURATOM and National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine with STCU participation (in the form of a new Targeted Initiative call for proposals) was formulated.