„It is important, more than ever before, to communicate about science, about impact of science and a role that science plays within society”, said Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG Research and Innovation at European Commission, during his visit of the CPN exhibition “Serbia in Horizon 2020”
Mr Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG Research and Innovation at European Commission, visited Serbia for the first time earlier this month. This was a historic moment for Serbian scientific community. During a two-day visit, one of his stops was the Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN).
On this occasion, CPN presented Mr. Smits with its ongoing EU collaborations, including Erasmus + Co-funded Re@WBC project. A general framework of the project and implementation activities at the national level were presented by Katarina Anđelković.
“This is my first visit to Serbia and I must say that I am extremely impressed by what I have seen in these two days.” emphasized Mr. Smits, during his visit. „I had a chance to see high-class universities and institutes, brilliant young people, highly eloquent and confident, performing high-class research, willing to work in partnerships and to be a part of European projects”, Smits concluded, adding that science is communicated very well in Serbia.