Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development - Serbia

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Acronym
MSTD
Description

The Ministry of Education and Science carries out public administration activities related to: the system, development and promotion of scientific and research activities for the purposes of scientific, technological and economic development; defining and implementing the policies and strategies of scientific and technological development; defining and implementing the programmes of scientific, technological and development research; training scientific research staff; defining and implementing innovation policies; fostering techno-entrepreneurship and the transfer of know-how to the economy; developing and improving the innovation system in the Republic of Serbia; developing the scientific and research information system and scientific and IT infrastructure; defining the policies and strategy for building the information society; preparing laws, other regulations, standards and measures in the field of e-business; investigating the application of IT and the internet; providing IT services; developing and improving the academic computer network; coordinating the preparation of strategic and development documents at the national level; research in the field of nuclear energy; ensuring the safety of nuclear facilities; producing and disposing of radioactive materials, except in nuclear power plants, as well as other activities stipulated by the law.

Previous experience: The Department for International S&T Cooperation within the Ministry administers activities linked to RTD activities on EU and international levels and manages the FP6/FP7 NCP network. The Ministry participated in 8 FP6 SSA projects (ERA WESTBALKAN, ERA WESTBALKAN+, SEE-ERA.NET, IDEALIST-EXTEND, IDEALIST 7 FP, BAFN, FOOD-N-CO, FIT) and supported activities in several other FP6 projects as an advisor and data provider.

Source: project partner description

The article below gives an insight into the Ministry's current innitiatives for the country's scientific (and economic) development. (Source: Email by Swiatek Piotr, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, April 2012)

As of July 2012: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.

Type
  • Government/Ministry
Country
Serbia
Contact details
E-Mail: info@mpn.gov.rs
Phone:++381 11 2688-047
Fax:++381 11 2642654
Address:22-26 Nemanjina Street
Postcode:11000
City:Belgrade
Country:Serbia
Geographical focus
  • Serbia
Scientific focus
  • General

Entry created by Elke Dall on July 31, 2006
Modified on February 20, 2014