Intersection participates in COST Action CA18238: European transdisciplinary networking platform for marine biotechnology (Ocean4Biotech). The overall aim of the Action is to federate experts in the field of marine biotechnology, providing a platform for sharing their knowledge and experiences as well as developing a roadmap for a successful, sustainable and ethical marine biotechnology implementation in practice.
Intersection, together with 135 organizations and networks from 28 European and associated countries, endorsed ECSITE’s Open letter то Carlos Moedas, EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, asking for strong science engagement in Horizon Europe.
ImPossible Design is a competition for the best design solution and prototype design for young designers. The motive for organising the competition is to promote additive manufacturing (the so-called “3D printing”) based on the principle of “layer by layer” manufacture, which allows the release of designers’ creativity and innovativeness in new product development.
Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, will moderate the panel Women’s role for a cohesive society at a seminar event For a Cohesive Europe: Gender Equality and Women’s Rights. The event the will be organized by the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland and the Embassy of Croatia, as part of the EU Trio, in cooperation with the Council of Europe and UN Women.
Intersection joined the Horizon 2020 project SeeRRI (Building Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems in Europe through Responsible Research and Innovation) that aims to develop a framework and actions for building responsible regional development policies in Europe. Intersection became the part of the Network of Affiliated Territories (NAT) with the objective of contributing to its replication in South-Eastern Europe and other R&I ecosystems across Europe.
Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, the member of the Harvard Alumni Association Board and Harvard AA Director for Europe, had a chance to engage with some of the greatest leaders of today, during the Harvard Alumni Association Board meeting, held this February, in Cambridge, MA.
European Science Engagement Association (EUSEA) Board meeting was held in January in Vienna, Austria, at Campus Vienna Biocenter. The Board discussed EUSEA’s activities for the next period with the special focus on the EUSEA Annual European Science Engagement Conference to be held in Vienna in May 2019.
Prof. Dr. Ana Trbović, member of Intersection, co-founder of Grid Singularity and a professor at FEFA Faculty, took part in two panels in the World Economic Forum in Davos, where digital transformation, especially technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, were in the main focus.
Intersection continuously supports the Mathematical Gymnasium, and we consider as our privilege to participate in the Advisory Council of this prominent school. We are happy that during the Second Donors Evening, held on December 7, 2018, organized by a team of dedicated volunteers to which we are also a part, we collected 2,082,028.73 RSD.
Intersection is the co-organizer, with the Temple University, USA, and the Mathematical and Archeological Institutes of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, of a very important regional science event: US-Serbia and West Balkan Data Science Workshop, to be held in Belgrade 26-28 August, 2018.