The project of the development of the center has undergone a competent expertise in France within the internationally recognized standard limits and received a positive assessment. In accordance with the plan, by the financial support of the Ministry, solving certain infrastructural problems has already been started in the center.
At todays’ meeting, they discussed in what direction activities ought to be intensified for the Ivane Beritashvili Center of Experimental Biomedicine to become an ultramodern scientific institution of regional importance. The Ministry has already carried out a similar project at George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology.
The pay rise, which will soon equal to the recently increased salaries of the 42 personnel of the Scientific Research Institute, is going to play a big role in the successful operation of the personnel of the Biomedicine Center.
Ivane Beritashvili Center of Experimental Biomedicine was established in 2010, when the Scientific Research Center for Radiobiology and Radiation Ecology, the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics and the Experimental Neurology Center were merged into the Beritashvili Institute of Physiology. Today there are various important departments and laboratories functioning at the institute among which are departments of Neurophysiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Radiobiology, Cerebral Circulation and Metabolism, and laboratories of Neurotoxicology, Radiation Safety Problems, Vision Physiology and Experimental Neurology.
In the new 5-year multicomponent research plan devised in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Science, prior areas are clearly identified, the collaboration with foreign scientists is planned and transparent execution and consequences of the project are ensured.
The plan concerning infrastructural changes which was devised along with the project is going to bring working opportunities and conditions close to modern standards, and create an up-to-date material and technical and experimental basis for biomedicine research. The orderly and consecutive accomplishment of these changes would make it possible for the center to approach international standards and to establish more active collaboration with not only Georgian but also International Foundations for Science. All of this would provide vast perspectives for the development of Biomedicine and principally science in Georgia.
The support of the development of Ivane Beritashvili Center of Experimental Biomedicine is a part of a large-scale project which is being carried out by the Ministry of Education and Science in order to promote science.