The head of the International Relations Department of the Institute of Information Technology, PhD Vugar Musayev informed about this at the meeting of Scientific Council of the Institute. Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.
The main objective of the program is to strengthen the position of the European Union in science, technology and innovation fields, he said. Excellence in science, leadership in industry and social issues are the main aspects of project, he noted.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is one of the most important area in H2020. Projects such as advanced computing technologies, cloud computing, Internet of the future, content-related technologies, Internet of Things Within the framework of ICT and leadership in industry were carried out.
According to him, 275.841 applications from European Union countries have been recorded the last 2 years.
V.Musayev also informed about application to H2020 program and important Web sites, project samples.
Highlightining the importance of report, Academician-Secretary of ANAS, director of the Institute of Information Technology, academician Rasim Alguliyev stated that, "Horizon 2020" has great potential in terms of integration of institute's colleagues to international science community,conduction of researches at high level and establishment new cooperation. Also, President of ANAS, Academician Akif Alizadeh emphasized the importance of participation in this project and called experts to participate in international grant projects.
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