SI: Slovenia  MIZS - Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

Ministrstvo za izobrazevanje, znanost in sport (Ministry of Education, Science and Sport) perform tasks in the areas of early childhood education, primary, secondary, higher education, adult education, science, research, and sports. The unit responsible for the implementation of the project is Science Directorate witch is organized into two organizational units: Science Division and Division of Structural Funds in the field of research and development. The Science Division will perform the project.
The main tasks of The Science Division where M-ERA.-NET 3 will be implementing are:

  • preparing legislation and regulations in science and research
  • establishing and enhancing the system for comprehensive analysis and monitoring of research activities and their development developing new instruments for the implementation of the strategic objectives in the field of research
  • planning required financial resources to fund these activities.
    In implementing national research programs, the Directorate and the Science 

Division are closely collaborating with the Slovenian Research Agency and public research institutions. On an international level, Science Division is actively involved in coordinating and implementing EU research framework programs (Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe) and European initiatives such as ERA-NETs and JPIs (Joint programming Initiatives) as well as implementing the Horizon 2020 NCP services.