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The authors offer detailed descriptions of the most important of these programs, such as the George Soros-funded International Science Foundation in the mid-1990s, which paved the way for much of what followed in its insistence on open competition and peer review; the European-funded International Association for the Promotion of Cooperation with Scientists from the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (1993-2007); the International Science and Technology Center (1992 to the present), which began with a focus on military conversion and later shifted toward commercialization and technology transfer as the Russian government restored funding for defense research; and an array of private foundation-funded programs.
In the early 1990s, working alongside philanthropist George Soros, he was Chief Operating Officer of the International Science Foundation, which dispersed emergency relief of over $100 million to former Soviet scientists.
For example, his International Science Foundation paid the salaries of some 35,000 scientists in the former Soviet Union, allowing them to keep working at a time of state cutbacks.