Moldovan government changes methodology of financing of projects in research, innovation sectors
16:31 | 20.10.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 20 October /MOLDPRES/ - The mechanism of carrying out of the projects on research and innovation will be improved, in order to enhance the scientific, social and economic value of the results achieved. The cabinet of ministers, at a today’s meeting, adopted amendments to the government decision on the methodology of financing projects in the research and innovation sectors.
According to the government’s communication and protocol department, the new changes see the completion of the types of projects for which the National Agency for Research and Development Potrivit will be able to organize contests. Among them, there are projects for young researchers, projects on issues of maximal up-to-dateness and the ones on fields of intelligent specialization (energy, bio-pharmaceutics, agriculture and food processing, information and communication technologies (TIC)).
The provisions adopted by the cabinet suggest the improvement of the procedure of assessment of the mechanism of selection of projects for financing. At the same time, decision-makers will optimize and transparentize the procedures of selection, as well as the process of monitoring the implementation of projects on research and innovation, including the use of human resources and financial means.
Also, the project completes the regulations on the procedure of evaluation of the results in the research and innovation sectors, in order to remove discrepancies between the terms of their reporting and getting financing for the next year to the projects’ implementation. Thus, the risk of delay in the assessment of annual reports and of the financing’s allocation will be diminished.
Also, decision-makers established the ways of use of the financial means left available, if the contracts are not signed or are cancelled.