Pursuance with Article 31, paragraph 3 of the Law on Innovations (Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia No. 79/2013, 137/2013, 41/2014, 44/2015, 6/2016 and 53/2016), the Management Board of the Fund for Innovations and Technology Development Skopje announces
International Call for Selection of
Member of the Committee for Approval of lnvestments of the Fund for Innovations and Technology Development
Information about the Institution:
The Fund for innovations and technology development aims to promote and stimulate innovation activities, improve the access to financial support for innovations, develop of infrastructure for innovations and technological development and foster development of partnerships between academia, research community and private sector in the Republic of Macedonia. The Fund will stimulate innovation activities and their inclusion in the mainstream private sector (commercialization) in order to build a competitive, knowledge-based economy.
The Fund will pursue its objectives by providing co-financing grants for start-ups and spin-off companies co-financing grants for technology transfer, co-financing grants and conditional loans for commercialization of innovations, co-financing grants for establishment, operation and investments of Business-Technology Accelerators, equity and mezzanine investments, and support for establishment of private investment funds. The Fund will announce a separate public call for each award of funds for innovative projects.
The Fund is seeking member of the Committee for Approval of Investments who is to be selected and discharged by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Members of the Committee for Approval of Investments (“the Committee”) will have the following duties and responsibilities:
The term of office for Committee member is 2 (two) years.
The members of the Committee will be adequately remunerated for their work in the Committee and their travel costs will be covered.
Candidates for member of the Committee must meet the following criteria:
In addition to the above, applicants should meet the following requirements:
Applicants should submit their CVs with an attached recent photograph and a letter of motivation written in English language no later than 26 August, 2016 to the following address: Government of the Republic of Macedonia Blvd. llinden, n.2 1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and/or to e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org The letter is to be referenced to Meri Atanasovski, authorized person for receipt of applications.
Applicants are to clearly state their nationality in their applications. Applications must not exceed five pages.
Note: Applications will be evaluated by an independent and professional commission. All applicants who fulfill the selection criteria will be contacted.