The Foundation's Annual Report for 2021

The Croatian Science Foundation presents the Annual Report on its activities in 2021. The Report presents the results of calls launched in 2021, results of projects that are in their implementation stage and the work of funded doctoral students, new bilateral programmes, etc. We particularly highlight the overview of the most cited papers published as outputs of Research Projects (IP) and Installation Research Projects (UIP) in the period 2016-2020 according to the Scopus database.

The year 2021 had a special significance for the Foundation as it marked the 20th anniversary of its establishment. The anniversary year started off with an important milestone. In February 2021, the Foundation reached the 1 billion HRK mark regarding funds disbursed for financing scientific research projects and
young researchers’ career development.

In 2021, the Foundation disbursed a record amount of 228.14 million for funding 780 scientific projects and salaries of over 1,000 young researchers. The “Young Researchers’ Career Development Project” saw a new generation of doctoral students recruited in 2021, whereas 62 new young scientists from previous generations obtained their doctoral degree.

The photographs scattered across the pages of the Report are all photographs submitted to the Best Scientific Photo Competition, which was also run in 2021. 

The report can be downloaded from the page Publications.