Contact: Dr Aare Ignat
Network Board Member: Professor Tiiu Paas
The Estonian Research Council is a governmental foundation that was established on the basis of Estonian Science Foundation and combined with Research Cooperation Centre, a department from Archimedes Foundation acting as 7th Framework Programme National Contact Point. Estonian Research Council was established to concentrate the funding of R&D and guarantee better functioning of financing systems. Estonian Research Council will be the main funding organization of R&D, consolidating different grants and types of funding and giving research more visibility in the society.