Useful Links


Agencies & organizations offering grants

Science & Technology Center in Ukraine
The Ukrainian organization similar to the ISTC. Supporting research and development activities by scientists and engineers from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Uzbekistan formerly involved with weapons and technologies of mass destruction.

The British Council Russia
The British Council connects people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK and builds lasting relationships between the UK and other countries.

U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation
The U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) is a nonprofit charitable organization that promotes scientific and technical collaboration between the United States and the countries of the Former Soviet Union (FSU).

The MacArthur Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition.

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX)
IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Information System "Science & Innovations"
The main purposes of the project Information System "Science & Innovations" are: all-round information support of scientific researches and innovational activity; assistance to promotion of fundamental and applied researches results, innovation projects and development, production of Russian innovation companies; assistance to attraction of investments by the innovation enterprises of Russia.

Global Energy
The Global Energy International Prize is a new scientific award for outstanding theoretical, experimental and applied research, development, inventions and discoveries in the field of energy development and power generation.


International organizations

International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA is the world's center for nuclear cooperation and works for the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

World Intellectual Property Organization
WIPO is an international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit. These works - intellectual property - are expanding the bounds of science and technology and enriching the world of the arts.

World Health Organization
The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established in 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.


Science News

AlphaGalileo
The world's leading resource for European research news. AlphaGalileo is the fast effective way to get news to journalists around the world. AlphaGalileo provides instant access to news, images, background information and a database of experts.

SciCentral
Gateway to the best scientific research news sources.

Russian Science News Agency "Informnauka"
Informnauka is a science news agency formed in 1999. The aim of the agency is to keep journalists informing of science-related events and research progress in Russia.

The Alchemist
The Alchemist is the free online magazine offering daily news, weekly features and highlighted hot papers, plus profiles, reviews and conference reports. Fully searchable and archived.

"Poisk" - Science Community Information Service
POISK (The Search) - is Russian weekly newspaper for science professionals, scholars, information services and authorities in relevant fields.

SciTech Daily Review
An updated review of science and technology developments - the latest trends, breakthroughs, background, analysis and information

Sciencebase Science Blog
A Science Blog from freelance science writer David Bradley. The site is aimed at everyone who has an interest in chemistry, physics, biomedical research and other natural and physical sciences.


Recourses for commercialization

BISNIS
BISNIS is the U.S. Government's primary market information center for U.S. companies exploring business opportunities in Russia and other Newly Independent States. BISNIS provides U.S. companies with the latest market reports and tips on developments, export and investment leads, and strategies for doing business in the NIS.

National Technology Transfer Center
NTTC is a full-service technology-management center, providing access to federal technology information, knowledge management and digital learning services, technology assessment, technology marketing, assistance in finding strategic partners, and electronic-business development services.

European Center for Knowledge and Technology Transfer
The European Center for Knowledge and Technology Transfer is an international non-profit making association, established in 1999 under the Belgian law, and devoted to the transfer of knowledge, innovation and technology between Western Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, to the mutual benefit of all countries involved.

Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology
CIMIT's mission is to improve patient care by bringing together scientists, engineers, and clinicians to catalyze development of innovative technology, emphasizing minimally invasive diagnosis and therapy.

CorpTech
CorpTech publishes high-quality public and private business information (executive contacts and company profile information) on one of America's strongest business segments. This segment includes high-tech manufacturing, development and services: technology companies that make, develop and provide services related to everything from lasers to computers, and from biotech products to advanced materials.

Pharmalicensing.com
Pharmalicensing is the leading online integrated business tool for future biopharma dealmaking.

Thomas Register
Thomas Register is the most comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
PhRMA represents the country's leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.

Europages
European Business Directory presents information on 500,000 companies selected in 33 European countries.