HR: Croatia   MZO-Ministry of Science and Education

The Ministry of Science and Education (MZO) of the Republic of Croatia is the executive body in charge of administrative and other activities related to the area of RDI on a national level.

Notably, Ministry performs activities related to the development of RDI policy, developing a framework for research activities and their financing; financing of research organisations; promotion of science and technology; coordination of research and technological cooperation with other countries and international organisations pursuant to international agreements; activities regarding scholarships and other activities.

The Ministry of Science and Education is in charge of coordinating a support system for Horizon 2020 in Croatia including PCM and NCP system, creating and implementing support measures for national applicants and coordinating intersectoral consultations for strategic planning for the following period of the Programme on the national level.