Romania


Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii (UEFISCDI)

The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI) is a public entity of the Central Administration under the ultimate authority of Ministry of Education and Research. 

The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI) is a public entity of the Central Administration under the ultimate authority of Ministry of Education and Scientific Research (MESR).

UEFISCDI implemented, under the supervision of its advisory councils, four out of the six programs of the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation 2007 - 2013 (PN II), i.e.: Human Resources (exploratory research), Ideas (exploratory research), Partnerships in Priority  S&T Areas (applied research), Innovation (innovation and technology transfer).

Also UEFISCDI implemented, under the supervision of its advisory councils, four out of the five programs of the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation 2015 - 2020 (PN III), i.e.: Program 1: Development of the national R & D (1.1. Human Resources (full); 1.3. Infrastructures R & D (partially); 1.4. Support (partially); Program 2: Increasing the competitiveness of the Romanian economy through research, development and innovation (2.1. Competitivity through research, development and innovation (partially)); Program 3: European and international cooperation (3.1. Bilateral / multilateral (excluding the bilateral program with AUF); 3.2. Horizon 2020 (integral); 3.5. Other European and international initiatives and programs (full); 3.6. Support (partially)); Program 4: Basic research and frontier (integral)

Externally, UEFISCDI acts for the promotion of Romanian R&D and its integration in the international scientific community, by:

  • Cooperating with similar organizations in Europe and worldwide,
  • Supporting to Romanian R&D actors to develop international partnerships.

Contact Person: Nicoleta Dumitrache, e-mail: nicoleta.dumitrache@uefiscdi.ro

Website: http://uefiscdi.gov.ro/