Project - Building Research Center "AgroBioTech" at SUA approved
by SPU Web Editor
On April 8, 2013 the Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport Dušan Čaplovic informed the SUA Rector prof. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD., that the SUA application for a grant No. 26220220525 for a project Building Research Centre "AgroBioTech" was approved with a total approved non-refundable financing 24, 993, 512.29 EUR, while the total eligible costs of the project have been approved in the amount of 26,308,960 EUR.
The project was presented within the Operational Programme Research and Development, Priority Axis 2 support of research and development Measure 2.2 Transfer of knowledge and technology from research and development into practice, call OPVaV-2012/2.2/08-RO. It will be implemented from April 2013 to June 2015, in a partnership with the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra and the Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology SAS in Nitra.
The center will develop applied research in the field of agrobiology, biotechnology, technologies in agriculture, food and bioenergy. The Center will support Interdisciplinary approach and help the competitiveness of workplaces and production of new knowledge and its diffusion into practice, and will also help to increase the attractiveness of the Slovak agricultural research and scientific cooperation in the region.