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In mid-May the European Commission has made one more step towards the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) implementation. In order to bring contribution to the economic development of the region, six scientific clusters have been initiated, focusing on: the Danube water nexus; land and soil nexus; air nexus; bio-energy nexus; the Danube reference data and service infrastructure (DRDSI); and the support to research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation in the Danube region.
These clusters’ purpose is to bring together the scientific community from all 14 riverain states (eight EU-member states: Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, (Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria lands), Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Hungary – Croatia, and the six non-EU member states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). More precisely, this means cooperation between nine scientific academies in the region, the Danube Rectors’ Conference (representing 54 universities) and other scientific organizations. Each of these […]

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