The representatives of Sunce are a part of the “Rijeke znanja” project, with the Croatian Society of Natural Sciences as project leader. Project funds in the amount of 2,904,814.30 HRK were allocated as part of the call “Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations for the Promotion of STEM “, which was announced by the European Social Fund.
The project brings a series of workshops and lectures, and Sunce’s employees and members will participate in the following activities:
- Participation in trainings for promoters for the implementation of children’s education in the STEM field (physics and chemistry) in November 2022.
- Participation in trainings for CSO representatives
- Study trip
- Organization of scientific lectures in Split- Dalmatia Countyduring the project.
The goal of the “Rijeke znanja” project is to build the capacity of civil society organizations to implement science promoters activities, especially in the fields of physics, chemistry and environmental protection. The project will educate future promoters, while partner organizations in the project will improve their management skills.
In addition to the project leader, the Croatian Society of Natural Sciences from Zagreb, the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Medicine, the Croatian Chemical Society, the Association for Nature, Environment and Sustainable Development Sunce, the Docendo Discimus Association, the Science Factory, the Klikeraj Association, and the Association for the Promotion of natural sciences, the Mediterranean Institute – Association for the Cultural and Scientific Study of the Mediterranean, the Croatian Association for Information, Communication and Electronic Technology – MIPRO, and the Mixed Industrial Crafts School in Karlovac.