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Belarus (Weißrussland): BRFFR - Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research

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The Foundation for Fundamental Research (FFR) was established in 1991 in order to strengthen financial support of fundamental and exploratory research in areas of natural and technical sciences and humanities, conducted by scientific organizations, higher education institutions and individual scientists within priority directions of such research. In 1996, FFR was renamed to the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research (BRFFR), a new Statute of the Foundation was adopted as well as membership of the Scientific Council and Trusteeship Council was approved. The Foundation was granted with additional rights and new opportunities for stimulation and support of fundamental research in Belarus. In 2005, the Foundation was integrated into the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

The following tasks and functions of the BRFFR are defined by its Statute:

  • financing of short-term fundamental and exploratory research projects in priority scientific areas;
  • support of talented young scientists;
  • financing of joint projects with foreign partners;
  • financial support for publishing of monographs and other sources of scientific information based on the results of conducted fundamental research;
  • financial support for organization of symposiums, conferences and other scientific events in the Republic of Belarus, aimed at developing of fundamental and exploratory research, as well as financial aid to research fellows for participation in scientific events abroad.

BRFFR supports research projects, aimed at obtaining new scientific knowledge on nature, the man and society in the following areas of knowledge:

  • physical and mathematical sciences,
  • technical sciences,
  • chemical sciences and Earth sciences,
  • biological and medical sciences,
  • agrarian sciences,
  • humanitarian sciences.
Quelle: BRFFR Redaktion: von Miguel Krux, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH Länder / Organisationen: Weißrussland Themen: Förderung Grundlagenforschung

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