The Thematic Research Agency in Nature and Life Sciences (ATRSNV) is an administrative public body (EPA) with moral personnality and financial autonomy and is under the supervision of the ministery of scientific research. Created on March 1st, 2012 by executive decree n° 12-97 in Bejaïa. It is temporarily located in the university campus of Targa Ouzemmour and is directed by the Director General assisted in his functions by the Orientation Council and the Scientific Council. Its missions are set by executive decree n° 11-398 on November 24th, 2011.
The Agency, in agreement with the Scientific Council members, is charged with the coordination, follow up and application of the programme of annual and pluriannual research activities in Life and Nature Sciences. Being a new organization, attention is drawn upon the installation of the main organs such as: the Scientific Council settled on September 22nd, 2013. The council elected its president appointed by ministerial order on January 04th, 2014, and adopted its policies and procedures.
Organization of the Agency :
The Thematic Research Agency in Nature and Life Sciences comprises 04 departments and a General Secretariat.
- Department of research projects planning.
- Department of research projects financing.
- Department of assessment of research projects.
- Department of international relations, communication and information.