The final progress report in the framework of the Innovation Assistance Program in the Republic of Moldova UNDP - (MICS-2015) was presented

On October 21, 2016 a Grant Workgroup of the Institute presented the final progress report in the framework of the Innovation Assistance Program in the Republic of Moldova UNDP - (MICS-2015).

A scientific assessments panel was presented in the person of a UNDP representative and a member of the international group of experts in field of partnership and cooperation development Mr. Sigitas Brazinskas (Lithuania).

The Commission has highly appreciated the effort.
The achieved Project’s goals are listed below:

  • In process of Project implementation an experience in determination of percentage of amorphous supplements to gold and interaction of these supplements to gold.
  • Three alloys with potential of nano-cones formation were produced.
  • Microwire structure researches revealed new potential fields of its application.
  • 4 patentable lines were defined.

Inventors from “ELIRI” S.A took part at the international specialized exhibition "Infoinvent"

Inventors from institute “ELIRI” S.A took part at the nternational specialized exhibition "Infoinvent" edition XIV attended by more than a hundred institutes in the field of innovation and science, inventors and creative persons from 11 states including the Republic of Moldova, Romani, Belorussia, Lithuania, Poland, Malaysia and Canada which took place on November 25 – 28, year 2015.

Institute "ELIRI" S.A. took part in industrial exposition "Hannover Messe"

The Institute "ELIRI" S.A. took part with united Moldavian stand in a largest exposition event - industrial exposition "Hannover Messe" which was hold from April 7 till April 11, year 2014 in Hannover (Germany). Besides of presentation of its own products, Institute's representatives took part in Moldavian-German contact exchange, as well as in bilateral business meetings with representatives of the following companies:

  1. Manutech Europe, UK, Mr. Florin Mosneanu, CEO Issues of application of ELIRI's microwires to microsensors were discussed.
  2. KAUFMANN MICROMECHANIK, Germany, Mr. Klaus Schubler, Sales Manager Issues of application of ELIRI's microwires to micromechanical devices sensors were discussed.
  3. CERATEC, Holland, Mr. Kees A. Visser - CEO Issues of application of high-temperature ceramics to filiform nanostructures making machines were discussed.

6550 exhibitors form 62 countries took part in exhibition "Hannover Messe". Each forth visitor was from abroad, mainly from EU states, southeast Europe and Central Asia. Participation of Moldavian enterprises in Hannover exhibition was organized by Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Moldova in the framework of program EU - UNDP "Enhancement of capacities of SME of the Republic of Moldova, including Transnistrian region by means of participation in specialized exhibitions and fairs".


Visit of the Head of the Department of Innovation and Technology Transfer at the University of Aveiro, Dr. Paulo Rainho in Moldova

From 12 to 18 June 2013, within the framework of the Project MOLD-NANONET, Dr. Paulo Rainho, the Head of the Department of Innovation and Technology Transfer at the University of Aveiro, was visited the Republic of Moldova. At June 14 he holds in the "ELIRI" Institute a one-day seminar on Innovation and Technology Transfer in Portugal. The seminar was attended by 17 people, including specialists from the ELIRI Institute, representatives of Scientific - Technological Park "Micronanoteh" MFTI, Technical University of Moldova, JVS Company the plant "Topaz" and the Department of Innovation and Technology Transfer. Attendees got a lot of very interesting and valuable information. During the visit, Dr. P. Rainho, together with the Project Manager Dr. A.Ioisher visited JVS Company the plant "Topaz" and got acquainted with the current promising developments and achievements of the existing plant, in particular in the field of electrochemical processing of materials. As a result, Dr. Rainho with General Director of JVS Company the plant "TOPAZ" Ms O. Burtsev reached an agreement on cooperation in the field of promotion of plant products on the European market. During his visit, Dr. P.Rainho visited the Department of Innovation and Technology Transfer, where he got acquainted with the state of affairs in the field of technology transfer in Moldova. Also, Dr. P. Rainho visited the Gitsu Institute of Electronics Engineering and Nanotehnology. He was presented with the equipment available for research and development and the samples of researches, held by scientists, which are planned for future introduction in the industry.


4-th Consortium MOLD-NANONET meeting

At the June 14, 2013 was held on the 4th meeting of the Consortium MOLD-NANONET. The members of the Consortium, presented at the meeting - Project Manager Dr. A.Ioisher (Institute ELIRI, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova), Professor M. Dragoman (IMT, Bucharest, Romania), Professor N. Sobolev (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Prof. P. Topal (Balti State University. A. Russo, the Republic of Moldova). Members of the Board, Dr. A.Kozhokaru (CAU, Kiel, Germany) and M.Remes (EFPC Ltd., Israel) participated in the meeting via SKYPE. Besides the members of the Council the leaders of work packages (Leaders WORK PACKAGE 3) Project have been invited to a meeting - E.Aleynikov, S.Syrku, B.Barbul, as well as Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova professor I.Tiginyanu. The council kept minute of silence in memory of the recently deceased deputy director of the Institute for Research of the ELIRI Institute Dr. Efim Badinter, who made an enormous contribution to the development of the Institute and was the head WORK PACKAGE 3, was responsible for the training of young scientists and specialists of Moldova in the country and abroad, was organizer of the Summer School in Chisinau and two training courses. The meeting considered a report of the Project Manager on the implementation of the work plan for the first 18 months from the start of the project, updated work plan for 2013. Professor I.Tiginyanu was elected as WORK PACKAGE 3 leader.


Collaboration with European Universities

An agreement of scientific and technical collaboration between the ELIRI Institute and the Technical University of Kosice (Slovak Republic) has been concluded. This agreement specifies the analysis of possibilities of using amorphous microconductors in glass isolation and filiform structures composed of closed packed microconductors with magnetic bistability in applied magnetometry and sensors.


ELIRI Institute has been visited by the Team Leader - Expert in Research & Development Milan Jezic von Gessenesk (Belgium) and the expert in Information Technologies Gheorghe Hriscu (Romania)

On the 15th of March, ELIRI Institute has been visited by the Team Leader- Expert in Research & Development Milan Jezic von Gessenesk (Belgium) and the expert in Information Technologies Gheorghe Hriscu (Romania) of the ÅU Project “Support of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in better into the European Research Area”, as well as by the Stefan Novac, advisor of the President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova and the leading expert of the Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova Elena Simciuc. The ELIRI Director on science dr, Efim Badinter presented the directions of activity of the ELIRI Institute in the field of nanostructured microwires, nanotechnoly and nanomaterials as well as the expertise in technology transfer, particularly concerning the FP7 ÅU”MOLD-NANONET” Project coordinated by the ELIRI Institute and the Science and Technology Park “MICRO-NANOTEH” affiliated to the ELIRI Institute. Leading specialists of the ELIRI Institute Evghenii Aleinicov and Serghei Syrku acquainted the experts and the officers of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova with experimental and technological equipment for applied research, technological elaborations and production of nanostructured microwires, filiform nanostructures, miniaturized sensors and micro-nanoelectrodes for biomedical investigations. The participants of the meeting discussed the possible directions of collaboration.


Dr. A. Mironov visit to the ELIRI institute

On January 11, 2013, Dr. Oleg A. Mironov, the leading researcher of the Nano-Silicon Group from the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick (UK), Member of Scientific Council & Advisory Board of the International Laboratory for High Magnetic Fields & Low temperatures Wroclaw (POLAND) (http://alpha.mlspmint.pan.wroc.pl/council.html), visited the ELIRI Institute. The head of the Laboratory of Cast Microwires and Filiform Nanostructures of the ELIRI Institute Dr. Anatoli Ioisher, and the leading researchers Evgheni Aleinicov and Serghei Sircu have acquainted Dr. Mironov with the works carried out at ELIRI in the field filiform microstructures and nanostructures, as well as with new equipment purchased in the frame of the MOLD-NANONET Project. Dr. Serghei Baranov, a theoretical physicist from the Institute of Applied Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, also participated in discussions. Dr. Mironov reported about his investigations in the field of semiconductor nanostructures, particularly Ge nanowires. Taking into account the common research interests, the participants of the meeting discussed the prospects for future scientific collaboration.


ON THE VIZIT OF EXPERTS FROM THE ELIRI INSTITUTE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF AVEIRO (PORTUGAL)

Two experts from the ELIRI Institute (dr. Anatolii Ioisher, Head of the Laboratory of Cast Microwires and Filiform Structures and Evgheni Aleinicov, leading specialist of the Institute) visited the University of Aveiro in the framework of the Mold-Nanonet Project. The University of Aveiro is a member of the Project Consortium. The visit took place from October 9th to October 19th, 2012, according to the project work plan related to tasks 3.5 and 3.7. In the course of the visit, Dr. A. Ioisher and Mr. E. Aleinicov have been acquainted with the Department of Physics of the University of Aveiro, existent laboratories, equipment, and possibilities to investigate micro and nanosize materials, including magnetic ones. The visit was organized by the professor of the Department of Physics, dr. Nicolai Sobolev, member of the MOLD-NANONET Project Consortium Managing Board. The results of the joint work are as follows: The young researcher E. Aleinicov has been acquainted with the functions of the BRUKER ESP 300E spectrometer, at which he performed together with dr. Andrey Timopheev, a researcher of the Department of Physics, ferromagnetic resonance measurements (at a frequency of 9.8 GHz) of amorphous and nanostructured microcables of magnetic wires embedded in a glass isolation, fabricated at ELIRI Institute. Dr. A. Ioisher also participated in the experiment. The coordinator of the Technology Transfer Unit of the University of Aveiro, dr. P. Rainho held with Dr. A. Ioisher and Mr. E. Aleinicov a seminar dedicated to the technology transfer, in which the expertise of the University of Aveiro in this field has been analyzed in details. Dr. A. Ioisher shared with dr. P. Rainho the experience accumulated at ELIRI with respect to technology transfer and commercialization of products developed at the Institute. The participants of the seminar had a fruitful discussion on the technology transfer. The ELIRI representatives have studied the construction and the principles of operation of a magnetization measurements system CRYOGENIC Ltd. The methodology of preparation of filiform magnetic nanostructures at ELIRI for measurements at the University of Aveiro has been elaborated together with the prof. M. Valente from the Department of Physics. Some preliminary experiments on the determination of the Curie point in magnetically bistable microcables with a nan?structured core have been performed. The obtained results have been discussed, and the necessity of further experiments for a deeper understanding was agreed. Both sides agreed on continuing investigations of bistable amorphous and nanostructured magnetic filiform structures. The composition of samples and a schedule of their delivery from ELIRI to the University of Aveiro have been established. The next transfer of samples will be accomplished during the visit of Prof. N. Sobolev to Chisinau in April 2013 in order to participate in the 2nd International conference on Nanotechnologies and Biomedical Engineering. As a result of an intense and efficient work, all the planed activities, including training, information exchange, and experiments have been implemented within a shorter period of time as compared to that planned and indicated in the Project description.


Scientific expert from CAU visit to the ELIRI institute

Kishinev
According to the Task 3.4 «Expert Staff Visits» of the MOLDNANONET project from 25.06 to the 06.07.2012 the specialist from “CAU” (Kiel, Germany) Dr. Ala Cojocaru visited the ELIRI institute (Kishinev). During the visit she acquainted with the technological and measurement equipment of the ELIRI institute, and with the technology of manufacturing cast mocrowire in glass isolation with nanostructure filament and with the technology of producing Filiform Nanostructure – FNS) from metals, semiconductors and semimetals. Ala Cojocaru also take part in the experiment of obtaining nanostructure microwire from new magnetic material (Fe – B – Co – Nd) and measurement of it coercive force in alternating magnetic field, the technological experiment of stretching FNS on the base of microwire from Bi0.88 – Sb0.12 è Ge – Si. Dr. A. Cojocaru discussed with colleagues from ELIRI institute the preliminary results of the experiments and the possibility of usage different composition FNS in the branches of microenergetic and medicine. As the results of the visit, there were scheduled the plane of the further scientific – technical collaboration in research and use nanostructure microwires and filiform nanostructures between the ELIRI institute and CAU within the framework of MOLD – NANONET Projekt and after finishing it.


Seminar “Introduction to the FP7 Program”

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
The Seminar took place on July 2, 2012. Training was carried out by the WP5 MOLD-NANONET leader Michael Remes (EFP Consulting LTD, Israel). Various aspects of the participation in the FP7 Program were discussed during the seminar, including the following:

  • FP7 Introduction
  • Funding Schemes in NMP
  • Funding Regimes
  • Contractual Aspects
  • Key Documents
  • Proposal Writing Considerations
  • Consortium Agreement
  • Smooth transition from FP7 to Horizon 2020

A Proposal Writing Workshop by professor Michael Remes

A Proposal Writing Workshop by professor Michael Remes took place at the Research Institute ELIRI S.A. from October 29 to October 31 in the framework of MOLD-NANONET project. 23 students attended the workshop. The students were taught how to prepare, submit and inspect a proposal for Seventh Work Program in the best way.


Visit of Vasilica Lungu and Radu Calin

On November 16, 2011, Institute ELIRI was visited by Romanian guests: Vasilica Lungu –General Manager of SC MOBILIS SRL and Radu Calin - Senior Consultant of Radiocomunication Services Center. Potential Institute’s participation at consortium of FP7 program was discussed. The aim of the program is research and development of new product son the basis of nanostructured microwires.


Visit of Dr. Andreas Schaefer from the Max-Planck-Institut

On October 7-8, 2011 ELIRI was visited by Dr. Andreas Schaefer from the Max-Planck-Institut fuer medizinische Forschung, Heidelberg, Germany, and his colleague PhD student Matt Angle. Dr. Schaefer expressed his interest in the implementation of individual and highly integrated metal nanowires in medicine, in particular to use them as nanoelectrodes for testing neuron cells. Dr. Efim Badinter, the Director of the ELIRI Institute, Dr. Anatoli Ioisher and other ELIRI researchers demonstrated the technology for the fabrication of glass-encapsulated metal micro- and nanowires. At the meeting at ELIRI the preparation of a joint scientific project was initiated.


Visit of Dr. Traian Dascalu

On September 23, 2011 ELIRI was visited by Dr. Traian Dascalu from the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania, who expressed his interest in the joint investigations of highly integrated semiconductor nanowires developed in Moldova. Dr. Efim Badinter, the Director of the ELIRI Institute, informed the guest about the latest technological developments achieved. The meeting at ELIRI was attended by Prof. Ion Tighineanu, vice-president of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova and coordinator of the State Program on Nanotechnologies.
Dr. Traian Dascalu
National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics
Laboratory of Solid-State Quantum Electronics
PO Box MG-36, Magurele, 077125, Romania
Phone: +(40) (21) 457-4433
Fax: +(40) (21) 457-4433
Email: traian.dascalu@inflpr.ro


Exhibition «Made in Moldova»

Institute ”ELIRI” has taken part in exhibition «Made in Moldova» which was held in year 2011. The following products have been demonstrated:

  1. Glass-coated cast microwires with core diameter from 1 micron up to dozens of microns made of metals, alloys, semiconductors and semimetals. Application: electronics, electrical technology, medicine ìåäèöèíà and other fields of application.
  2. Filiform nanostructures containing nanowires based on metals intended for application in medicine, electronics and information technologies.
  3. Filiform nanostructure is a bunch comprising up to 1 million of closely packed nanowires within diameter from 50 up to 200 nanometers and isolated from each other by means of glass-coating. Length of the said samples is 0,5-1,5 meters. Overall diameter is 0,2-0,8 millimeters. Such samples have been obtained for the first time in the world’s practice.
  4. Inductional microsensors with volume from 0,01 up to 0,05 mm3, average diameter is from 0,125 up to 0,7 mm. Application: medical appliances.
  5. Measuring high-voltage dividers for measurement and monitoring of voltages from 6,3 up to 110 kV of industrial frequency intended for application in automatic data systems of power plants.
  6. Identification tags with diameter 10-30 µm and length of more than 5 mm made of cast microwires with special physical properties, intended for identification of documents, securities and products in order to protect them from counterfeit, as well as identification devices.
  7. temperature control device for electrical equipment, in particular, of ball-bearings of large electrical motors which are used in mines, gas and petrol pumps.
  8. Hybrid integrated circuits produced by means of thin- and thick-film technology (filters, voltage stabilizers, amplifiers and other products.