UN REPRESENTATIVES VISITED ASUE
The representatives of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Economic Cooperation and Integration Division: the Head of the Department Jose Palasine and worker Christopher Atey met the Vice-Rector of ASUE Science and International Relations Gagik Vardanyan and discussed issues regarding innovative development project in Armenia within the framework of UN experts’ support format.
The guests were accompanied by the adviser of State Committee of Science of the RA Ministery of Education and Science, Candidate of Chemical Sciences Ashot Khandanyan.
Jose Palasine presented the fundamentals of the RA innovative development project during the meeting: current economic and innovative activity, national innovative system and management of innovative activity, framework conditions, policy and tools, creation of knowledge and institutes of innovative development support, science-industry contacts, financing of innovative business, the role of innovative activity in international economic integration, investment projects by innovative orientation.
Jose Palasine highlighted the mentioned developments in challenges facing Armenia, underlining the engagement of Armenian universities in this process and operation of their intellectual potential. UN representatives hoped that their mission would succeed in Armenia.
ASUE Vice-Rector of Science and International Relations Gagik Vardanyan highlighted the mission of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, expressed gratitude for the support and presented the point of views of Armenian scientists regarding the direction of innovative development in Armenia. Professor Vardanyan told the guests that our University had already started works regarding this direction in newly created "Amberd" Research Center and expressed hope that the researchers done there would promote the implementation of the presented project.
He mentioned with satisfaction that the Council of the University had agreed on the proper financing for researches.
Gagik Vardanyan highlighted the role of the Universities such as YSU, ASEU and YSMU in formation of national innovative system.
The Vice-Rector led the guests to newly created center of international cooperation at the end of the meeting and offered to spend future discussion there.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division