“Towards Integration into the European Research Area”
The European Research Information event: “Towards Integration into the European Research Area” with more than 400 participants was held in Belgrade on 29th of June 2009 in organization of the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia and the General Directorate for Research of the European Commission in Belgrade.
Vice-prime minister and Minister for Science and Technological Development Božidar Djelić and the European Commissioner for Research Janez Potočnik addressed the participants during the Opening Statements. Feed to Food Research team proposed FOOD CLUSTER INITIATIVE as one of the topics and Prof Dr Xavier Gelink as the lecturer for this event. Prof Dr Xavier Gelink coordinator of Food Cluster Initiative took part in EC delegation and gave presentation “Pathways to develop a cluster approach: Experiences from the EU Food Cluster. During this event Prof Gelink have a meeting with Vice-prime minister for Science and Technological Development Prof Dr Victor Nedovic, their assistents and researchers from FEED-to-Food project about possibilities for Food Cluster Initiative in Serbia. Suggested concrete actions of this meeting were presented during the concluding session. Realisation of the conclusions was followed up in the forthcoming period both by the Ministry and European Commission.