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Based in Belgrade, Serbia, “Intersection. Centre for Science and Innovation” is an international action tank, a non-profit civil society association, established to promote responsible research and innovation, quality education, evidence based policies and good governance and to strengthen the link between science and society, with special focus on Central and Southeastern Europe. Intersection has 150 active members, coming from research and educational organizations, the public sector, as well as companies and civic organizations contributing to the field of Science and Society.

This pool of experts in research and innovation, policy creation, advocacy and science engagement from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Albania, Hungary, Romania and other countries, supported by a prominent international Advisory Board, has joined forces with the aim to use regional synergies to multiply impact of national efforts in building knowledge and creativity based societies. Intersection initiates and stimulates research and dialogue on important societal challenges, advocates for structural changes in research performing and research funding organizations in order to advance the integration of RRI policy in their agendas and supports open discussion and co-creation in research and innovation processes.

Members of Intersection have previously participated in a number of innovative research and cooperation projects funded by the European Commission, regional initiatives and national grants in natural, technical and social sciences and humanities, Science and Society, Culture, Comenius, COST, Tempus, Creative Europe, Erasmus+ and other EU programs (e.g. FP7 RRI Tools, FP7 SATORI, FINHED, LLP V-Alert, OpenArch, T-Pass, Comenius Sci Camps, FP7 Smart Santander, EUSP, CREAT-IT, PLACES, OutSmart etc.) thus jointly contributing to the valuable knowledge base, competence and expertise of this action tank.

Intersection has extensive knowledge base, profound understanding and expertise on the topics of research ethics, gender and science, especially on gendered research and innovation, open access, STEM education, science communication, science engagement, science and innovation policy creation, as well as experience in organizing collaborative research, science promotion and dissemination events: focus groups, international conferences, seminars, training sessions, public debates, workshops, science camps, innovation and makers labs, science festivals, national competitions, stakeholders consultations, and media campaigns.

The organization has, through its members, a wide regional network and excellent contacts with SEE leading science policy makers, senior management of research and educational institutions, media and private sector. Also, being itself a CSO, Intersection has proactive cooperation with civil society organizations, professional associations, student networks and a great number of volunteers.

TEAM
Aleksandra Drecun
Aleksandra DrecunPresident,
Intersection
 
 
Divna Vučković
Divna VučkovićVice-president,
Intersection
 
 
Ana S. Trbovich
Ana S. TrbovichFull Professor at FEFA, Belgrade, Serbia,
Grid Singularity Co-Founder
 
Tamara Drecun Vasić
Tamara Drecun VasićDirector,
Ecotech Solutions
 
 
Olivera Čačić Milutinović
Olivera Čačić MilutinovićForest Engineer,
technology, management and design expert
 
Zoran Marković
Zoran MarkovićMathematical Institute at Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Nikola Tanić
Nikola TanićPrincipal Investigator, Institute of Biological Research “Siniša Stanković”, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Miomir Korać
Miomir KoraćDirector at Archeological Institute at Serbian Academy of Science and Arts,
Belgrade, Serbia
Nataša Gospić
Nataša GospićFull professor at Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Uroš Galović
Uroš GalovićMSc Mechanical Engineering,
Assistant Director,
Novaston
 
Srđan Krčo
Srđan KrčoCEO at DunavNET,
Novi Sad, Serbia
 
 
Kosta Jovanović
Kosta JovanovićTeaching assistant at School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
 
Svetlana Kisić Zajčenko
Svetlana Kisić ZajčenkoSpecial Advisor at the Economics Institute,
Belgrade, Serbia
 
Ksenija Smoljanić
Ksenija SmoljanićArchitect
 
 
 
Ljiljana Kundaković
Ljiljana KundakovićPhD Chemical Engineering, COO, Eindal Inc.
 
 
Jovan Jovanović
Jovan JovanovićAmbassador,
Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia
 
Jasminka Bakić
Jasminka BakićJ.D.
Labour Law and Gender Specialist, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Milivoj Dopsaj
Milivoj DopsajVice-Dean for Research, Professor at Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Jelena Vučković
Jelena VučkovićBSc Computer Science, Software engineer
 
 
Vladimir Janković
Vladimir JankovićProfessor at Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester
 
Aleksandra Hristov
Aleksandra HristovMedia and Communications Specialist, Director, Hristov Consulting, Serbia
 
Zoran Ognjanović
Zoran OgnjanovićDirector at Mathematical Institute at Serbian Academy of Science and Arts,
Belgrade, Serbia
Marina Drndarski
Marina DrndarskiMSc in Biology
 
 
 
Srđan Ognjanović
Srđan OgnjanovićDirector at Mathematical Gymnasium in Belgrade, Serbia
 
Milena Vučković
Milena VučkovićPostDoc Researcher at Vienna University of Technology, Austria
 
Dejan Drajić
Dejan DrajićResearcher at DunavNET, Assistant Professor at School of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
Mina Božović
Mina BožovićFaculty of Media and Communications, Belgrade and Researcher at MIT Sloan Neuroeconomics Lab
Miroslava Živković
Miroslava ŽivkovićFull Professor at
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Niš
 
Snežana Ćirić Kostić
Snežana Ćirić KostićHead of Laboratory “3D Impuls” at Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Kraljevo
Miloš Milosavljević
Miloš MilosavljevićFounder and chief executive, Strawberry energy, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Katarina Vuković
Katarina VukovićResearch Associate, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Science, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Jelena Matić
Jelena MatićFurniture and Interior Designer, Associate
Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Anđa Krajnović
Anđa KrajnovićProject assistant,
International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
 
Željko Mirković
Željko MirkovićFilm Director
 
 
 
Vesna Damjanović
Vesna DamjanovićFull professor at
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Silvia Ghilezan
Silvia GhilezanProfessor, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad and MISANU, Belgrade, Serbia
Neda Živanović
Neda ŽivanovićProject Consultant,
Institute for European Politics, Berlin, Germany
 
Stefan Stanojević
Stefan StanojevićArchitect
 
 
 
Vladimir Đorđević
Vladimir ĐorđevićChairman,
Multicultivator
 
 
Jovan Mirković
Jovan MirkovićPresident, Science Promotion Foundation PRONA, Montenegro
 
Iva Rinčić
Iva RinčićHead of the University of Rijeka Foundation, Croatia
 
 
Amir Muzur
Amir MuzurVice-dean for international cooperation at the Faculty of Medicine, Rijeka, Croatia
 
Andrina Granić
Andrina GranićFull Professor of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Split, Croatia
 
Anđela Pepić
Anđela PepićFaculty of Political Sciences,
Banja Luka,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Siniša Marčić
Siniša MarčićAssistant Minister for Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jasminka Hasić Telalović
Jasminka Hasić TelalovićAssistant professor,
International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ana Rotter
Ana RotterScientific associate,
National Institute of Biology,
Slovenia
 
Natalija Aćeška
Natalija AćeškaCEO of Knowledge Harvest, Biology education advisor at the Ministry of Education and Science, FYROM
Tatjana Parac Vogt
Tatjana Parac VogtHead of the Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry,
KU Leuven, Belgium
 
ADVISORY COUNCIL
Robert Firmhofer
Robert FirmhoferDirector, Science Center Copernicus, Poland and
Past President of the Board of ECSITE
 
Stamenka Uvalić Trumbić
Stamenka Uvalić TrumbićIndependent Consultant, Former Chief of Higher Education Section,
UNESCO
 
Jan Riise
Jan RiiseDirector of EUSEA and Chalmers University of Technology, Mistra Urban Futures, Special Projects Manager
Elaine Papoulias
Elaine PapouliasExecutive Director of the Center for European Studies, Harvard University
 
 
Domingo Escutia
Domingo EscutiaScience Communication Expert, Former Program Director, City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain
 
Martin Lindner
Martin LindnerProfessor at University
of Halle, Germany
 
 
 
Christopher R. Tunnard
Christopher R. TunnardProfessor of Practice of International Business,
The Fletcher School at
Tufts University, US
 
INTERSECTION YOUTH
Jelena Glišić
Jelena GlišićStudent at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade
 
Sofija Jovanović
Sofija JovanovićStudent at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade
 
Lazar Bulić
Lazar BulićStudent at the School of Computing, Belgrade
 
 
Vanja Gođevac
Vanja GođevacStudent at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade
 
Bogdan Radičević
Bogdan RadičevićStudent at the Psychology dept. at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Ognjen Nikolić
Ognjen NikolićStudent at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade
 
Nikola Borovčanin
Nikola BorovčaninStudent at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
 
Anastasia Srećković
Anastasia SrećkovićUniversity student
 
 
 
Đorđe Ogrizović
Đorđe OgrizovićStudent at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade
 
Anđela Rojević
Anđela RojevićStudent at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade
 
Nikola Tepić
Nikola TepićStudent at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade
 
Tijana Ivanović
Tijana IvanovićMaster’s student
at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Tamara Ponjavić
Tamara PonjavićMathematical Grammar School, Belgrade,
Graduate
 
Todor Cvetanović
Todor CvetanovićFifth Belgrade Grammar School, Graduate
 
 
Katarina Krivokuća
Katarina KrivokućaMathematical Grammar School, Belgrade,
Graduate
 
Dimitrije Rajčić
Dimitrije RajčićMathematical Grammar School, Belgrade,
Graduate
 
Vladimir Radenković
Vladimir RadenkovićThird Belgrade Grammar School, Graduate
 
 
Uroš Filipović
Uroš FilipovićSixth Belgrade Grammar School, Graduate