Databases of Research and Development Actors
The Slovenian Research Agency keeps databases on research and development
actors for the purpose of Agency research and development activity, for
drafting the policy stipulated under the
Research and Development
Act, for statistical purposes and for monitoring the condition of research
and development sphere.
Research and development actors are research organisations as defined
under Article 5 of the Research and Development Act, plus private researchers.
- Research and development activities include basic and applicative
research as well as precompetitive research, industrial research and the
transfer of knowledge.
- A researcher is a natural person carrying out research or development
- A research team is a team of researchers carrying out research and/or
development activities for legal persons of either public or private law.
- A Research Organisation is a legal person of either public or private
law that meets the conditions determined by the Research and Development
Act as well as regulations issued on the basis of the said Act governing the
research and development activities.
Types of Databases
The data on research and development actors is collected directly on the
basis of applications from research and development actors.
Some data is also available on the Internet on the
SICRIS (Slovenian Current
Research Information System) webpage, as well as in other international records and information system covering research activity.