• Other Russian organizations: Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), Skolkovo Foundation, Rusnano.
3: Other relevant experience
• Parallel awards in two countries by government and/or nongovernment entities for joint projects (e.g., NIH-RFBR; Russian Department of Education and Science-U.S. Department of Education).
• Fund transfers within Joint Ventures.
• U.S. government guarantee of repayment of Bank Loan to support commercially oriented project in Russia.
• Fulbright program to support researchers from one country carrying out exploratory or well-defined research in other country.
4: New models
• Expanded role of existing foundation (e.g., Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S.-Russian Foundation for Economic Advancement and Rule of Law, Rostropovich Foundation).
• Establishment of new fund within appropriate existing organization (with or without endowment) that has experience in funding international projects in the life sciences.
• Location of funding organization or recipient organization (or both) within special tax and customs zone.
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