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Classification model of funding for research institutions in Armenia

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Improving the efficiency of the use of public funds directed at scientific and technological research and development is one of the urgent problems of our time. Among the possible solutions is scientific organizations funding according to their results. With this aim, a number of countries have implemented evaluation of their scientific organizations productivity at the national level. Evaluation of the effectiveness of organizations engaged in scientific and technical R&D, and the distribution of funding according to the results of such evaluation there are in the UK (the first country to introduce such practices), Italy and Russia. Starting from 2020, the Republic of Armenia is also planning to invest a rating model for financing state scientific organizations.

The article presents the model of rating financing of the state scientific organizations in Armenia, developed and proposed by the Committee on science of the Republic of Armenia. The introduction of the model will lead to the formation of additional financial resources and increase the efficiency of budget financing, as it will be done with the account of results of a scientific organization.

About the Authors

Sh. A. Sargsyan
Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia; Medical Physics Department at the Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi

Center for Scientific Information Analysis and Monitoring at the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems; Medical Physics Department at YSMU 


T. S. Harutyunyan
Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia

Center for Regional Studies



V. H. Sahakyan
Committee of Science of the Republic of Armenia

S. G. Haroutiunian
Committee of Science of the Republic of Armenia


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Sargsyan S.A., Harutyunyan T.S., Sahakyan V.H., Haroutiunian S.G. Classification model of funding for research institutions in Armenia. Bibliosphere. 2019;(3):85-92. (In Russ.)

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