Meeting with the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation of the European Commission

Meeting with the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation of the European Commission

Representatives of Intersection met in Toulouse with Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation of the European Commission, and discussed with him current issues of today’s science, involving young people’s involvement in making important societal decisions, as well as the participation of Serbia and other Western Balkan countries in the scientific programs of the European Union.

Intersection representatives will meet EU Commissioner for Research on 9 July in Toulouse

Intersection representatives will meet EU Commissioner for Research on 9 July in Toulouse

Intersection Youth team and the Intersection leadership will meet Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation on Monday in Toulouse, and hand him over the resolution on “The Future of Mobility”, as the conclusion of the debate in the European Student Parliament. This European Commission Horizon 2020 project involves 70 high school students from 10 countries across Europe, and Intersection’s young team represents Serbia.

Intersection continues cooperation with Mistra Urban Futures

Intersection continues cooperation with Mistra Urban Futures

Mistra Urban Futures (MUF) addresses one of today’s key societal challenges: How can sustainable urban development be achieved within our planet’s boundaries? Project vision is to achieve sustainable urbanisation where cities are accessible, green and fair. Mission is to generate and use knowledge for transitions towards sustainable urban futures through reflective co-creation at local and global levels.

Intersection actively participates at the Kopaonik Business Forum 2018

Intersection actively participates at the Kopaonik Business Forum 2018

Intersection actively participates at the biggest regional forum of economy and development, the Kopaonik Business Forum 2018, known also as “Serbian Davos”. Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, discussed with the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Mladen Šarčević, the President of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Vladimir Kostić, and the Rector of the University of Belgrade Vladimir Bumbaširević, the future of Education and Science Policy in Serbia.

Intersection participates in the Working Group for new draft Law on Scientific Research

Intersection participates in the Working Group for new draft Law on Scientific Research

Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, will be the member of the group, nominated by the Minister for Education, Science and Technological Development. The task of the Group is to prepare a new framework for scientific research in line with the Strategy for Scientific and Technological Development of Serbia (2016-2020) and the Action Plan for its implementation, with the focus on the new model of research funding and establishment of a competitive procedure based on excellence and wider societal impact of research and innovation.

Intersection at EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018

Intersection at EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018

Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, will participate at two panel discussions at the Science Program of EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Toulouse, France, the biggest European open forum on science and innovation. Moreover, Intersection participates in the Final debate under the DEBATE SCIENCE! European Student Parliaments project with five young finalists from Serbia that will, together with the selected finalists from all over Europe, discuss the most relevant scientific topics of today.

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