VII. SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF THE ACADEMY
The Academy has established the Science Foundation of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (hereinafter “the Foundation”). The objectives of the Foundation are the following:
- co-financing of research projects involving the Academy
- securing funding for the awards granted by the Academy
- helping young scientists in technical and biotechnical professions, winners of the Award for the Young Scientists Vera Johanides, to acquire skills and knowledge and to stimulate their international affirmation through education, attendance at scientific meetings and through promotion in scientific work and research.
The Foundation is managed by the Committee appointed by the Assembly of the Academy on the proposal of the Presidency.
The Foundation achieves its funds through donations from the economy, state budget, part of the revenues of the Academy, and gifts or donations from natural persons or legal entities. A decision to accept funds for the activities of the Foundation is made by the Board of the Foundation on the basis of its annual program adopted by the Presidency of the Academy.
The work of the Foundation is run in accordance with the Rules on the Foundation of the Croatian Academy of Engineering issued by the Presidency.