National Agency for Research and Development (NARD)

Funding Agency and Programme Owner

 The National Agency for Research and Development (NARD) is central administrative authority under the Government of Republic of Moldova. Republic of Moldova has obtained the status of associated country to the Horizon 2020 Programme for research and innovation and is actively involved in the process of European integration of the Republic of Moldova in EU Research Area. NARD is responsible of implementation of the European Research Area priorities in Moldova, by developing bilateral and multilateral cooperation activities through JPI, ERA-NETs Cofund, etc., supporting researcher’s mobility, promoting Smart Specialization principles, Open Science opportunities and serving as BHO for the EURAXESS Programme, Moldovan Scientific Diaspora Members with RTDI Sector of Moldova etc.



Viorica BOAGHI
Function General Director  Viorica Boaghi
Division n/a
Email name.surname(at)
Areas of expertise Implementation of Research and Innovation policy.

Role in Water JPI activities




Governing Board representative - voting member
Partner in the ERA-NETs Cofund WaterWorks2014, WaterWorks2015 and WaterWorks2017, and in the CSA IC4WATER on “Supporting International Cooperation on Water”.
Funding partner in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Joint Calls.

  • Monitor the implementation of projects financed by government
  • Work on implementation of policy institution and its objectives, represent institution interests
  • Provide expertise on law projects related to national economy development
  • Organize and implement expertise process on research project in competition
  • Supervise the evaluation of projects for government financing

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published on 2017/10/26 07:00:00 GMT+1 last modified 2019-05-07T13:58:39+01:00