HORCs of RFOs worldwide adopt Statements of Principles on Dynamic Interplay Between Fundamental Research and Innovation, and Capacity Building and Connectivity Among Granting Agencies Worldwide at 6th Annual Global Research Council Meeting
(Ottawa, Canada – May 29-31 2017) This year's sixth
Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council (GRC) took place in Ottawa, Canada
between May 29 and 31 2017. The meeting was hosted by the Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
and the National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation of
The annual meeting brought together heads of research funding
organizations from around the globe, among them the director of the Slovenian
Research Agency (ARRS), Prof József Györkös.
Participants have adopted two timely and valuable Statements of Principles:
- Statement of Principles – The Dynamic Interplay Between Fundamental
Research and Innovation and
- Statement of Principles – Capacity Building and Connectivity Among
Granting Agencies Worldwide.
Both Statements of Principles represent a global consensus
among research funding organisations being developed in the series of regional
meetings (Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East/North Africa).
Texts of Statements of Principles will be available after
their publishing at the