Lale Eric Dobrivoje

Lale Eric


Dobrivoje Lale Eric leads the Department of International Cooperation at Serbia’s Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN) since 2015. The Center was founded in 2010 with a goal to establish functional and active relations between science and society, both locally and internationally.

He’s currently the chief coordinator of the FASIH and the national coordinator of the European Digital Deal project (both funded through the Creative Europe programme). He possesses a profound and proven experience in managing EU funded projects at the regional and national levels, including European ARTificial Intelligence Lab – AI Lab (Creative Europe), Scientix, RRING, TeRRIFICA and CREATIONS (Horizon 2020) or RRI Tools (FP7), aimed at critical and creative assessment of the AI systems, and societal relevance of the research and innovation processes, respectively. He’s been involved as an expert, work package leader or team member in numerous projects and initiatives dealing with science communication, research policies, STE(A)M education and art & science practices, with a focus on learning, climate and AI topics lately.

He serves as a member of the Programme Committees at the both Future Studies programme of the Belgrade Open School and the ECSITE, the largest European network of science centres and museums, as well as of the EC Expert Group of the National Points of Reference on Scientific Information. An art historian by education, he was also the elected president of the DoCoMoMo Serbia, a national chapter of the international committee for the documentation and conservation of modern movement in architecture, in the period 2013-19.