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Four books published in 2005 and 2006 are featured in the eJournal summer 06 and recommended to the readers.

Modernisation of Science Policy and Management Approaches in Central and South East Europe

This book, published 2005, is the result of joint efforts of a majority of the participants in the NATO Advanced Training Course 'Modernisation of Science Management Approaches in Central and South East Europe' that was held on November 28-29, 2003 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The articles in this publication are based on the presentations given by the participants, with additional studies in the first three chapters that deal with the situation of science in this part of Europe.
Kobal, Edvard, Slavo Radosevic (eds.): Modernisation of Science Policy and Management Approaches in Central and South East Europe. NATO Science Series, Series V: Science and Technology Policy - Vol. 48, IOS Press, 2005. ISBN: 1-58603-517-7

Copies of this book can be ordered at
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Research and Development in South East Europe

The Austrian ‘Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Forschung’ (GFF) published a book on 'Research and Development in South East Europe' – based on a collaborative research project which pursued the objectives to identify strengths and weaknesses in the R&D structure of national innovation systems in South East Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia including Kosovo/UNMIK and Romania) and to link the information to the Austrian innovation system and its current activities towards the region.
Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Forschung (ed.): Research and Development in South East Europe. Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Wien/Graz, 2006. ISBN: 3-7083-0377-6

Copies of this book can be ordered via the publishing house: Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag office@nwv.at.

Science, Technology and Economic Development in South Eastern Europe

The UNESCO Office in Venice launched its Science Policy Series with a study entitled 'Science, Technology and Economic Development in South East Europe'. The five countries concerned are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia, and Serbia and Montenegro. The publication underlines the urgent need for decision makers to take steps necessary to ensure that science and technology regain a leading role in national development strategies as a key element for the integration of concerned countries into the knowledge based society.
Uvalić, Milica: Science, Technology and Economic Development in South Eastern Europe. UNESCO Science Policy Series, Volume Nr. 1, UNESCO Venice Office, 2005.

A pdf version of this text can be downloaded via /link/269.html (for free).

National RTD programmes for Southeast Europe

This study provides an analysis on the RTD programmes of the SEE-ERA.NET partner countries. Main concern is the analysis of the applied management mechanisms and the available funding tools, from the activities on both the national and the multilateral level. From the resulting 'best practices' conclusions are presented on how to develop promising approaches for future cooperation.
Hinsenkamp, Maria, et al.: National RTD Programmes for Southeast Europe - A Comparative Summary Report. SEE-ERA.NET publication, Zagreb, December 2005.

A pdf version of this text can be downloaded via http://see-era.net/doc/important (for free).

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Entry created by Elke Dall on August 17, 2006
Modified on August 18, 2006