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The Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) is an interdepartmental research centre at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. The centre performs research in cooperative systems related to robotics, networked embedded systems and renewable energy systems. Its establishment and operation is funded by the European FP-7 Capacities "Research Potential" program [285939, FP7-REGPOT-2011-1].

Published: 2012-11-12 at 13:31
Edited: 2012-11-12 at 13:31
Workshop - Structural Funds and...


The Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) invites you to

Joint Workshops on Structural Funds and Research Driven Clusters.


The aim of the workshops is to present initiatives, good practices and international experiences in Structural Funds projects, research centres of excellence and research driven clusters.

The speakers will be the representatives of the Croatian universities and government and EU universities and innovation centres.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday 21st of November 2012 at UNIZG FER Congress Centre (Grey Hall), starting at 8:45.

Program Committee: Prof. Ivan Petrović ACROSS Coordinator, Prof. Vedran Bilas ACROSS WP6 leader, Nedjeljko Perić Dean of the UNIZG-FER.

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08:15 – 08:45


08:45 – 08:55

Opening and welcome address

Prof. Ivan Petrović, ACROSS Coordinator

08:55 – 09:05

University of Zagreb initiatives for Structural Funds project applications

Prof. Bojan Baletić, Vice-rector for Master Planning and Inter-institutional Cooperation

09:05 – 09:10

UNIZG-FER initiative for Structural Funds project application

Prof. Nedjeljko Perić, UNIZG-FER, Dean

09:10 – 09:20

Government Initiatives for Centres of Research Excellence in Croatia

Prof. Saša Zelenika, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

09:20 – 09:30

Structural Funds and Centres of Research Excellence – Croatian perspective

Dr. Jakša Puljiz, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds

09:30 – 09:50

Experiences with Structural Funds project applications

Nataša Jakominić Marot, University of Rijeka, Centre for EU projects

09:50 – 10:10

Coffee break

10:10 – 10:40

Jagiellońskie Centrum Innowacji, Experiences with Structural Funds Project

Mr. Mariusz Piasecki, Manager

10:40 – 11:10

Slovenian Centre of Excellence for Space Sciences and Technologies

Prof. Tomaž Rodič, Director

11:10 – 11:40

Cluster of Excellence "Cognition for Technical Systems"

Prof. Sandra Hirche, TU München - Member of the Executive Group

11:40 – 11:55


moderator Prof. Vedran Bilas, ACROSS WP6 leader

11:55 – 12:00

Wrap-up of the workshop and conclusions

Prof. Ivan Petrović, ACROSS Coordinator


Vedran Bilas
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ACROSS project has received research funding from the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement No. 285939 FP7-REGPOT-2011-1).


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ACROSS brochure is available here.