Slovenia‘s parliament is expected to approve a 10-year strategy next week to give the country’s research and innovation sectors a major facelift. The plan aims to boost government funding for science, attract more scientific talent from abroad, and make the nation of 2 million the science and innovation hub of the western Balkans.
The proposal for the new strategy was accepted by the parliament at the first reading in early March, together with a complementary strategy for higher education. On 5 May, both plans were approved by the parliamentary committee on higher education, science and technology.
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Mićo Tatalović is a news editor at Research Professional News. He has previously worked as a science news editor at Nature, New Scientist, and SciDev.Net. In 2018, he completed the Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, US, where he researched the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in science journalism. He is also immediate former chairman of the Association of British Science Writers, and a board member of the European Federation for Science Journalism.
He runs the section Balkan Science Beat
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