The National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics (ICI) organised on June 14, 2010 the workshop “The Role of Research and Development in Supporting a Sustainable Economy”. The event was opened by Univ. Prof. Doina Banciu, Ph.D. – ICI General Director and was honoured by the presence of Minister Gabriel Sandu, and the Head of Strategy for ICT Research and Innovation Unit, under the European Commission DG INFSO, Mr. Khalil Rouhana. Delegates from MCSI had an opportunity to talk directly to representatives of the academia and industrial sector related to this field.
The following issues were approached during the debates:
- Implementation of e-Romania strategy through cooperation of al key-players on national and international level.
- Presentation of new strategic directions for funding from the European Commission, focusing on development of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the need for Romania to vividly intercede in order to overcome disparities in accessing community funds for research.
- The need to develop new information processing methods based on Supercomputer-type solutions.