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Meeting of the State Council Committee

Director of the Institute IRSA Frane Adam PhD participated on 10th Meeting of the State Council Committee for culture, science, education and sport.

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Round table on the role of social sciences

On March 14th (Thursday), a round table on the erosion of the importance and (future) role of social sciences took place at the premises of Institute IRSA.

 

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Round table on evaluation in science

On Friday, 1.2.2019, a round table on evaluation in science took place in the hall of E building of the Chamber of Commerce.  Read more...

The second part of the monograph Coping with the situations and relations in Slovenia

The second part of the monograph is an interesting social-cognitive "experiment".

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OLCMS Platform

In the frame of the STEM4Youth project we co-developed the OLCMS platform, an educational platform

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Completed

1. STEM4youth - Promotion of STEM education by key scientific challenges and their impact on our life and career perspectives

Time frame: 2016 - 2018

Funded by: HORIZON 2020

Project group leader: Frane Adam PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Project manager and contact person: Nick Vovk ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

The project consortium consists of Insitute IRSA and 9 other partners: Warsaw University of Technology (PL) - Coordinator, Eugenides Foundation (GR), Jozef Stefan Institute - Center for technology transfer and innovation (SI), Fondazione Umberto Veronesi (IT), Research Path (GR), Technicka Univerzita Ostrava - Centrum podpory inovaci (CZ), University of Barcelona (ES), University of Cantabria (ES), Open Evidence (ES)

2. Pioneers: Citizen Science Experiment in High School

Time frame: 2017

Funded by: U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana

Project group leader: Frane Adam PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Project manager and contact person: Nick Vovk ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

3. ETHOS - Exploiting the organisational conflicts in business environment

Timeframe: 2014 - 2016

Funded by: ERASMUS +, KA2/European Union

Project leader on IRSA: Frane Adam PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Researchers: Dane Podmenik and Nick Vovk

External associates: Darka Podmenik PhD, Katja Begelj and, Uros Gojkovič

The project consortium consists of: IRSA institute and 7 other organizations: Centro Psicopedagogico per la pace e la gestione dei conflitti (IT), Geneseg - podjetje (IRSKA), Institute for training of personnel in international organizations (BG), Provincia di Perugia (IT), TIBER UMBRIA COMETT EDUCATION PROGRAMME (IT), WSX Enterprise Limited (UK), Wyzsza Szkola Biznesu i Nauk o Zdrowiu (PL)

4. UCCROWD - Universities-Companies Crowdsourcing

Timeframe: 2013 - 2015

Funded by: EU, Life Long Learning Programme; Erasmus Multilateral Project.

Project leader on IRSA: . Darka Podmenik PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Project member: Ivana Čančar (external associate), Katja Begelj and Uroš Gojkovič.

The project is coordinated by ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon and involves organizations from United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria

Project website:http://uc-crowd.iscte-iul.pt/

Project report: UC-CROWD: nacionalno poročilo

5. INOVALOCA - Promoting new forms of entrepreneurship by strengthening the innovative use of local resources (December 2013 - June 2015) (2009-2014)

Information about project - more

Timeframe: 2013 - 2015

Funded by: IPA Programme - crossborder cooperation programme SLO-CRO.

Project leader on IRSA: Frane Adam PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Project members: Uroš Gojkovič as well as Dane Podmenik, Tomaž Stritar and mag. Dario Berginc (external collaborators).

The project is coordinated by MOZAIK - Society for Social Inclusion

Results of the project: published scientific monograph: About the state and prospects of social entrepreneurship in Slovenia and Croatia, IRSA

6. Research programme (2009-2014): Socio-cultural and organisational aspects of knowledge and technology transfer

Timeframe: 2009 - 2014

Program Group leader: Frane Adam PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Program members (in 2014): Angelca Ivančič PhD, Igor Bahovec PhD, Hans Westlund PhD, Anna Gasior - Niemiec PhD and Uroš Gojkovič (young researcher and PhD candidate)

Used literature and empirical data - more

Results of the research programme: Final report

7. INO-13-14 project in support of the national innovation system between 2013 and 2014

Funded by: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Slovenia.

Head of the research project: Ana Hafner PhD ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

A project partnership with innovator center ASI (coordinating institution), The Institute for Innovation and Technology (Korona plus d.o.o.), Londinium d.o.o., Rotunda Centre, Koper.

8.CONTEST - Community Experiments Trough the Exploitation of Social Conflicts

TimeFrame: 2013 - 2014

Funded by: EU, Life Long Learning Programme: Grundvig Multilateral Project

Project members: Igor Bahovec PhD, Darka Podmenik PhD, Ivana Čančar PhD and, Nick Vovk

The project is coordinated by Tucepi - Tiber Umbria Comett Education Programme and involves organizations from Italy, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria

Project website: www.contestproject.eu

Project report:  Mapping conflicts: nacional report

9. Basic research project: INNOVATIONS - Cognitive mobilization and  innovation capacity - comparison of old and new EU member states

Timeframe: 2011 - 2014

Funded by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)

Head of the research project: Frane Adam PhD

Project members: Hans Westlund PhD, Alja Adam PhD, Ana Hafner, Toni Pustovrh PhD, Jožica Zajc PhD

Results of the project: Final report

 

10. INO-11: project of support to national system of innovation.project of support to national system of innovation.

Funds providers: Slovenian Technology Agency and Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology . Project partnership with Innovators Association (ASI), Pevc Ltd. and Sistem VVE Ltd.

Project leader: Darka Podmenik PhD

Project members: Alja Adam PhD, Frane Adam PhD, Janez Berdavs, Angelca Ivančič PhD, Andrej Grah Whatmough

 

11. INO-10: research project in partnership with ASI (Association of active innovators): Performance of individual innovators in Slovenia

Funded by National Agency for Technology (TIA).

Final report

12. Local and regional development cores - Applied research project.

Timeframe: 2008 - 2010

Project leader: Frane Adam, PhD

Partner: Faculty of Applied Social Studies, Nova Gorica.

Funded by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and Slovenian Government Office for Local Self-Government and Regional Policy.

The results of the project were published in a monograph Inovative cores in regional development (Vega, 2010).

Final report

13. Value and World-view orientation of Slovenian printed media. Targeted research project in collaboration with the Science and Research Centre, University of Primorska (Koper)

Concluded in 2008.

Project leader: Frane Adam, PhD.

Comissioned by: Ministry of Culture and Slovenian Research Agency.

Concluded The report was published in: Adam Frane and Peter Sekloča: Dilemmas of media pluralism, IRSA, Ljubljana, 2009.

Results of the project: Final report