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Jana KOLAR Executive Director, CERIC-ERIC - Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium; Governing Board Member, EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Basovizza


1988 Ph.D. in Analytical Chemstiry, University of Ljubljana
2004-2009 Head of laboratory for cultural heritage at National and University Library of Slovenia
2009-2011 Director General of Science at Ministry of higher education, science and technology, Slovenia
2011-2012 Director General of Science and Technology at Ministry of Higher education, Science and Technology
2012-2016 Head of Developement, majority owner at MORANA RTD, d.o.o.


Board Member at Slovenian Research Agency, 2009-2011
Chairman of the Governing Board at Slovenian Technology Agency, 2011-2012
Governing Board at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology, since 2012


Jana Kolar, John Lock, Joan Albaiges, Jakob Edler, Imelda Lambkin: ERA-NET Plus Review 2010 - Final Report of the Review Panel, European Commission 2010
Jana Kolar, Janja Komljenovi: Resolution on the National higher education programme 2011-2020 ; Resolution on the research and innovation strategy of Slovenia 2011-2020, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology 2011
Frans van Vught (Chair), Manfred Horvat (Rapporteur), Jana Kolar, et al: Synergies between FP7, the CIP and the Cohesion Policy Funds, European Commission 2011
Jana Kolar, Pia Locatelli, Olivier Donard, Robert Kaarls, Angus Hunter: Interim evaluation of the European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP), European Commission 2012
Luke Georghiou, Jana Kolar, Peter Elias, Fulvio Esposito, Marcela Linkova, Victoria Tsoukala, et al: Recommendations on the Implementation of the ERA Communication Report of the Expert Group, European Commission 2013
Jana Kolar: Policies to support High Growth Innovative Enterprises, European Commission ARES 2014


Zois award for scientific contributions in the field of chemistry by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport Slovenia, 2002
Prometheus award for excellence in science communication from Slovenian Science Foundation, 2006