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Euraxess Georgia Network Startup

Project description

Georgia gets its own EURAXESS network

Georgia is joining a pan-European network established by the European Commission to serve mobile and non-mobile researchers by supporting research mobility, career development and international scientific cooperation. The EU-funded EuGeNeS project is establishing the country’s first EURAXESS service centre at the Georgian bridgehead organisation (BHO). They will develop a fully operational Georgian national EURAXESS website integrated with the European EURAXESS portal. It will also raise awareness and promote the network and the portal. Overall, the project will seek to implement and institutionalise good practices of information and service delivery to the non-mobile network. The project will also aim to ensure the viability of the Georgian national EURAXESS organisation after the completion of the project in September 2022.

Objective

The goal of the EURAXESS Georgia Network Startup (hereinafter referred to asEuGeNeS) project is to start up EURAXESS Georgia, which will operate in harmony with pan-European EURAXESS and support research mobility, career development and international scientific cooperation at a national level.
The primary objectives of the EuGeNeS are:
1. To establish the EURAXESS Service Centre at Georgian bridgehead organization with a leading role in coordination of the EURAXESS network at national level and representing Georgia at European level;
2. To set up and make fully operational EURAXESS Georgia network composed by the Georgian bridgehead organization (BHO), EURAXESS Service Centre (ESC) at BHO, and EURAXESS Contact Points (ECP) providing comprehensive information and personalized assistance for mobile and non-mobile researchers in their career development according to European quality standards;
3. To develop a fully operational Georgian national EURAXESS website integrated in the European EURAXESS portal. The website will cover 6 categories of information: (i) Jobs & Funding, (ii) Information & Assistance, (iii) Georgian network; (iv) Career development, (v) Partnering, (vi) News & Events.
4. To make Georgian national EURAXESS portal and network well adopted, popular and preferred source of information and support services for research mobility, career development, international for academic and scientific society, especially for outgoing, incoming or non-mobile professional researchers, as well as for research oriented institutions.
5. To implement and institutionalize good practices of information and service delivery to the non-mobile and mobile researchers and their families; facilitate operational sustainability of the EURAXESS Georgia network and safeguard viability of the Georgian national EURAXESS organization after the project completion on free of charge basis for the researchers in motion.

Coordinator

SHOTA RUSTAVELI NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Net EU contribution
€ 200 000,00
Address
ALEKSIDZE 1
0193 Tbilisi
Georgia

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Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
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Total cost
€ 200 000,00