|Type of Structure:||society / association|
|Regional Scope:||continental in the area: Europe|
|Duration :||1993 to present|
|Contact Address:||no office contact defined|
General information and objectivesInternational Association for the promotion of cooperation with scientists from the independent states of the former Soviet Union INTAS was formally established on 29 June 1993 to promote cooperation between scientists from Western Europe and scientists from several of the independent states of the former Soviet Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan). Its activities cover a wide range of scientific fields, including physics, astronomy, astrophysics, mathematics, telecommunications, information technologies, chemistry, life sciences, earth sciences, environment, energy, engineering sciences, aeronautics, space, economics, and social and human sciences. Military research and any political or commercial activities are outside the scope of INTAS.