The IX International Conference “New Horizons of International Scientific and Technical Cooperation” was successfully held on 11th and 12th March 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Conference was organized by Nova RexLex international company group with the support of the Technological Center of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Prague, the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Czech Republic and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in Czech Republic.

The IX International Conference «New horizons of international scientific and technical cooperation» will be held on 11-12 March 2020 in Technology Center of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic.

The slogan of the Conference was “Focus on successful deals”. The Conference presented 3 projects from Czech Republic and 6 projects from Russian Federation. Each project has wide potential in commercialization in B2B (business-to-business) sphere in international format (European Union + Customs Union). All projects were carefully prepared for commercialization in advance according to strict Nova RexLex business standards. The Conference was attended by representatives of famous international corporations (for example, Siemens), sovereign venture capital funds (particularly IPIDC), private industrial investors who were provided with basic information about each project in advance. Constructive negotiations were also conducted with project initiators in order to conclude mutually beneficial transactions in April-May 2020 for a total amount exceeding 10 million Euros.

Conference participants and guests were provided with a unique opportunity to take part in a special Workshop “International R&D Grants for SMEs”. Among the guests of the Conference were non-profit and commercial organizations (including Zesys, Berlin, Germany; Akademie HUSPOL, Czech Republic), who, thanks to professional assistance of Nova RexLex, create international consortiums for financing of perspective international R&Ds through grant programs (IraSME, Manunet, M-era, etc). According to the results of the Conference, several grant applications are expected to be submitted in the formats “Germany + Russia”, “Russia + Czech Republic”, “Germany + Czech Republic + Russia” for a total amount of over 5 million Euros.

The next X International Conference "New Horizons for International Scientific and Technical Cooperation" is scheduled for autumn 2020.