Eighth meeting of the HERIC project Steering Committee

The eighth Steering Committee meeting of “Higher Education and Research for Innovation and Competitiveness - HERIC” project, which is implemented by the Government of Montenegro through Ministry of Science and Ministry of Education, and funded from the World Bank loan, was held today, on 21 February 2018.

The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Science, Sanja Damjanović, PhD, and Mubera Kurpejović, Director general of Directorate for Higher Education at the Ministry of Education, on behalf of the Minister of Education, Damir Šehović, PhD.

Minister Damjanović opened the meeting pointing out to the significance of HERIC project for Montenegro, given that it has built the foundation for numerous reforms that have been implemented so far, as well as the fact that it continues to provide valuable experience for future work and the implementation of new projects, particularly having in mind its multidisciplinary structure.

After the Steering Committee adopted the Minutes of the seventh meeting of HERIC project Steering Committee and Rules of Procedure, the project director, Darko Petrušić, PhD, presented the members with the activities carried out within the project in the period from June 2017 to February 2018, as well as the priorities for the coming period.

The meeting was concluded with the discussion of the Steering Committee members concerning the activities for the future period, aimed at the efficient implementation of the HERIC project.