Romanian Office for Science and Technology to the European Union – ROSTeu

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Oficiul Român pentru Ştiinţă şi Tehnologie pe lângă Uniunea Europeană - ROSTeu










The establishment in Brussels of the Romanian Office for Science and Technology to European Union, was approved by the Government Decision no. 787/2005, having the goal to strengthen the Romanian participation in the ERA.
ROST belongs to the National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, the research department of the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research.


Our misson:

  • to promote the efficient participation of the Romanian research community in the EU R&D programmes;
  • to introduce Romanian research, development and innovation policies and the S&T potential to the organizations concerned;
  • to support and promote the co-operation between the industrial and service companies, universities and research institutes, in order to participate in European R&D consortia;
  • to stimulate the setting-up of interest groups at the European level, by focusing on the existent competencies at the national level, in order to increase their chances to participate in European projects/programmes.


The following categories of services will be offered to institutions and the scientific community:

  • promoting the research, development and innovation in Romania;
  • search and facilitating links with European partners;
  • specific dissemination and promotion;
  • facilitating links with European institutions and similar bodies, institutions and national organizations;
  • recommendations regarding the European best-practices in the research-development-innovation field.


Expected results on long term:

  • achieving a participation level of the Romanian scientific community in the research framework-programmes comparable to the European average;
  • gradually increasing the integration of the Romanian scientific community in the research framework programmes.


6 vacancies are reserved for the R&D&I Romanian public and private institutions interested in participating in the European research programmes. Specific Protocols of cooperation are signed to this end.


National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation protocols will enter into partnership with each institution and public and private organizations from Romania interested in participating in European research programs, development and innovation which will determine the rights and obligations of their staff to work in the Office.


Protocols of cooperation with ROST:

1.    “Centru” Regional Development Agency, Alba-Iulia

2.    ROSA – Romanian Space Agency

3.    Romanian National Council for SMEs

4.    Romanian Energy Center

5.    National R&D Institute for Physics and Nuclear Egineering “Horia Hulubei”, Bucharest

6.    Tehnopol Galati

7.    National R&D Institute ICPE-CA, Bucharest


9.    ASM - Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova



ROSTeu houses the headquarters of the association legally-DC ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure - Delivery Consortium), which aims at optimal management of shared European research infrastructure ELI in Romania being laser ELI-NP.


ROSTeu hosts registered office of MOST (Moldovan Office for Science and Technology) as a result of the strategic partnership between Romania and Moldova and the signing of the cooperation protocol between the National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation and Innovation and the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in March 2011.


In addition to his duties, ROSTeu staff represents ANCSI in a series of meetings and events based on specific mandate.


P.S. You can find us also on LinkedIn network, the group is titled NCP Romania & H2020 with news from the meetings we attend.

ROSTeu, happy to be with you!



ROSTeu Inauguration - 21 martie 2006, Brusseles




ROSTeu, happy to be with you!




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