On March 26, 2021, a collaboration agreement was signed between the State Agency for Intellectual Property (AGEPI) represented by Viorel IUSTIN, General Director, and the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Education and Research (ANACEC), represented by Andrei CHICIUC, President. The agreement aims to strengthen and deepen collaborative relations in areas of mutual interest.
Starting from the desideratum of European integration of the Republic of Moldova and rallying of science in the country to international research standards, recognizing the role of intellectual property, education, research and innovation in the economic, social and cultural development of our country and taking into account the need to strengthen and to align the national system of intellectual property and quality assurance in education and research to the international standards in the field, both entities undertake to achieve the following objectives:
The priority directions for joint collaboration consist in cooperating in the process of drafting normative acts, as well as other instructions and recommendations, which will contribute to the efficiency of the research and innovation process, also to the consolidation of the national intellectual property protection system; collaborating in the preparation for printing and publishing the journal of intellectual property, science and education ,,Intellectus”, in the preparation of the evaluation file of the journal in accordance with the ANACEC Regulation on evaluation, classification and monitoring of scientific journals, and promoting the publication in the scientific and academic environment in the country and abroad, including through international databases and international catalogs of field summaries.
The full collaboration agreement can be accessed here.