SCL head Aleksandar Belic presented the current status of Serbia's e-Infrastructure
at the EU Research Information Event "Towards Integration into the European Research Area" held at the Hyatt Hotel in Belgrade. The meeting was opened by Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Integration and Minister of Science and Technological Development Bozidar Djelic, who presented the draft of Serbia's new National R&D Strategy which strongly emphasizes development of scientific infrastructures. This presentation was followed by the keynote address of European Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Potocnik in which he stressed the success of Serbia's participation in FP7 and outlined the next steps towards the country's full integration into ERA.
Prof. Belic's talk on e-Infrastructures focused on national efforts in: developing the network layer, Grid computing for e-Science, Supercomputing, and the knowledge layer comprising scientific data and virtual research communities.