CERIC-ERIC met the scientists of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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On the 17th of December 2014, the University of Sarajevo hosted a meeting introducing CERIC-ERIC, the Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium, to the scientific community of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The local Ministries and Academies met the CERIC representatives - Fabio Mazzolini, Ornela De Giacomo, Aden Hodzic and Matthias Girod - to discover the distributed institution, its mission and its funding opportunities, going through the wide range of possibilities for future collaborations and for a further integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the European Research Area.
During the meeting in Sarajevo, CERIC’s instruments for multi-technique basic and applied research in the fields of Materials and Biomaterials Science were presented. The discussion explored the possibilities to jointly access EU Structural and Horizon2020 Funds for trans- and cross border financing of RIs‘ projects, EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actionsand the RISE program for short-term exchange of researchers, technical and administrative staff.
The event was attended by the Italian Embassador in Bosnia, Ruggero Corrias, representative of the Italian Embassy in Sarajevo Stefano Stucci, the vice-rector for scientific research Faruk Mekic, the head of the Department of Science from the Ministry of Civil Affairs in BiH Ammar Mirascija, the governmental representative in CERIC-ERIC from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research Salvatore La Rosa, and the CERIC-ERIC Deputy Director for European and International Relations Fabio Mazzolini.

CERIC is a unique integrated multidisciplinary and multi-technique European distributed Research Infrastructure Consortium, operating mainly in Central Europe. Based on the EU Council Regulation 723/2009, it has been set up as an ERIC by the European Commission Implementing Decision2014/392/EU on the 24th of June 2014.
CERIC’s mission is to provide integrated quality-based open access to Research Infrastructures and Data to researchers from all over the world, who can use analytical and modification techniques based on synchrotron light and other microscopic probes. Such techniques are available in the best research centres and specialized laboratories from participating countries in a closely integrated Research Infrastructure.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014 17:05