Programs

The Science Fund offers diverse programs that are designed to respond to and help with different social challenges and needs. Programs support technological development, advanced and innovative ideas, the development of human resources, laboratories and scientific infrastructure, integration into international science trends, cooperation between science and industry, and other topics that are of strategic and social significance.
Development

Development

The program supports basic and applied research and technological development, targeting specific needs of the society and industry.
Strategy

Strategy

The program responds to specific problems defined through the Smart Specialization Strategy (RIS3) and other strategies adopted by the Serbian Government.
People

People

The program is intended for the development of human resources by financing research, development of laboratories, international cooperation, and more.
Young researchers

Young researchers

The program is intended for young researchers, PhD and postdoc students to support their innovative ideas and research.
Ideas

Ideas

The program provides funding for development projects that are based on excellent ideas through on-going open calls.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure

The program supports the development, construction, maintenance and improvement of institutions and laboratories in accordance with the RS strategies.
Cooperation

Cooperation

The program supports international cooperation and the engagement of individuals, teams and institutions on relevant international projects (H2020 and others).
Innovation

Innovation

The program supports cooperation with industry and the implementation of research. It is carried out in cooperation with the Innovation Fund and industry representatives.
Promotion

Promotion

The program supports the promotion of science, technological development and innovation, to raise public awareness of the significance of science.
Publications

Publications

The program supports development of national publications with international reputation or publications of strategic interest for the Rep. of Serbia.
Creativity

Creativity

The program supports ideas for culture and creativity that are based on scientific concepts, methods, and materials.
Other

Other

Other relevant programs with small budgets that are proposed by the Scientific Council of the Fund in accordance with the current needs.