The EAR-AER delegates were hosted by Mr. Giorgi Zakalashvili, director of the Chandary Wine Cellar where they discovered the typical Georgian wine production techniques.
On the 21st June 2017, at the town hall of the self-governing community of Telavi the EAR-AER delegates were received by the deputy-mayor, Mr. Davit Napirieli.
Mr. Neacsu presented the goals of the academy and insisted upon the financial and moral support of the Government of Flanders that enabled this fact finding mission.
EAR-AER and Telavi detected possibilities of cooperation. The community was interested in the organisation of evening classes in existing high schools.
It was agreed...
The day of 2oth June ended by a very promising meeting with the scientists from Delta, a state-military scientific research organisation located at the outskirts of Tbilisi. This research center groups specialists in many disciplines.
In fact there are 6 research institutes: metallurgy and materials, optica, mining, energy, nanotechnology, military applications.
It was agreed that EAR-AER will try to present several projects that have been handed over, to Belgian or German counterparts in ...
At the invitation of prof.dr. Zurab Gasitashvili, vice-rector, Mr. Delcart gave then a brief lecture on Regional approach and especially the transformation and innovation aspects to engineers of the Technical University of Georgia after which the professor presented him their research, especially on waste treatment, that was already applied by several municipalities in Georgia.
On the 21st of June, EAR-AER delegates met the deputy-mayor of Tbilisi, Mr. Irakli Ledkvinadze and his staff member Mr. Kakhaberi Gvantseladze, head of the office.
Tbilisi is member of Eurocities as well as of Energy cities and of Resilient cities. This last one provided them with a grant from the Rockefeller fund. They also are part of a brownfield fund.
Mr. Neacsu presented the goals of the academy and insisted upon the financial and moral support of the Government of Flanders that enab...
on the 20th June, a meeting with Deputy Minister of Energy, Mr. Ilia Eloshvili, took place with the colleagues of the EAR-AER Energy department.
The second day of EAR-AER’s fact finding mission to Georgia from 19 till 22 of June started with a very interesting meeting with staff members of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Mrs. Ekaterine Galdava, head of department of Infrastructure Policy and Relations with Development Partners and Mrs. Matsatso Tepnadze, head of the division in the same department.
Georgia decided since 2 years to apply a form of decentralisation and now contains 9 regions and 1 aut...
At the end of the day of 19th June, the two board members visited Tbilisi’s Techno Park, an initiative of the Georgian Government enabling students and starters to familiarise with 3D applications and laser applications.
The Techno Park has been recognised by M.I.T. Boston as a FabLab and is active in that context. They were guided by Ms. Ana Gugushvili of the GITA agency.
Gradually started the idea of a joint venture training between TechnoPark and EAR-AER in the summer of 2018.
On June 19th board members MM. Nelu Neacsu and Louis Delcart were received by the dean of the law faculty of the State University of Tbilisi, Dr. Irakli Burduli.
The State University of Tbilisi is the oldest and largest university of the Caucasus region. Its law faculty is also the largest in the area with 800 active students among which 300 undergraduates. Georgia’s legislation is mainly based upon the German legislation.
The Law school has strong links with similar institutes in Cologne...
On June 19th board members MM. Nelu Neacsu and Louis Delcart had a first meeting with Mr. Giorgi Kacharava, projects director of the EU-Georgia Business Council in Tbilisi.
This organisation founded by the large oil companies BP-Total and Standard, brings the international companies and internationally oriented Georgian companies together. It has been invited to be member of the Georgian Prime Minister investment council. Mr. Neacsu presented the goals of the academy and insisted upon the fina...