Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MoESTD) (Serbia)

The Ministry of Education and Science carries out public administration activities related to: the system, development and promotion of scientific and research activities for the purposes of scientific, technological and economic development; defining and implementing the policies and strategies of scientific and technological development; defining and implementing the programmes of scientific, technological and development research; training scientific research staff; defining and implementing innovation policies; fostering techno-entrepreneurship and the transfer of know-how to the economy; developing and improving the innovation system in the Republic of Serbia; developing the scientific and research information system and scientific and IT infrastructure; defining the policies and strategy for building the information society; preparing laws, other regulations, standards and measures in the field of e-business; investigating the application of IT and the internet; providing IT services; developing and improving the academic computer network; coordinating the preparation of strategic and development documents at the national level; research in the field of nuclear energy; ensuring the safety of nuclear facilities; producing and disposing of radioactive materials, except in nuclear power plants, as well as other activities stipulated by the law.Previous experience: The Department for International S&T Cooperation within the Ministry administers activities linked to RTD activities on EU and international levels and manages the FP6/FP7 NCP network.

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