The RBI delegation on working visit in Canada
General Director of the Ruđer Bošković Institute Dr. Danica Ramljak accompanied by the Advisor for the International Cooperation, Dr. Marija-Mary Sopta, left for a working visit to Canada today. The purpose of this working visit is to establish contacts with top scientific institutions in Canada which are of the strategic interest for the RBI in developing a mutual cooperation.
Our delegation will meet representatives of the University of Ottawa and Dr. Liu Mingyao, Director for the International Cooperation, Faculty of Medicine in Toronto, with whom they will discuss a possible cooperation. In addition, there is appointed visit to the Terrence Donnely Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, which employs our eminent scientist Dr. Igor Štagljar, and a meeting with Dr. Zoltan Mester from the Institute for National Measurement Standards and Assistant of Canadian Minister for Research and Innovation.
Also, Croatian Embassy in Canada organized series of meetings with prominent business people of Croatian origin, and members of the Croatian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
This visit is a part of Dr. Ramljak strategy who determined the active cooperation of the RBI and leading Croatian scientists in the world and through the establishment of special foundations for financial support, through which will be organized various promotional events, and will enable to the RBI to get international sponsorships in order to raise the Institute to the international level.