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Research in Croatia

For the purpose of cooperation and finding a partner, please contact the following contacts as follows
Contact the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education:
Slaven Mihaljević
slaven.mihaljevic@mzo.hr
+ 385 1 4594-426

List of studies conducted in Croatia in collaboration with an Israeli researcher (this is not research funding):


Research topic 1: Immune response and development of new approaches in COVID-19 diagnostics

Institution

Name of the project proposal

 

Genos

Glycans as biomarkers and functional effectors of severe COVID-19 

Croatian Institute of Public Health

Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Croatia 

Institute Ruđer Bošković

ELISAs to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in humans 

Plasmonic nanostructures for COVID-19 diagnostics (PlanC19) 

Ultrafast detection and differentiation of Corona Viruses by GISAXS 

Genetic risk factors for developing pneumonia and acute respiratory syndrome in the severe phenotype of the COVID-19 patients

Application of sense and antisense peptides to immune response research, pathogenesis and clinical outcome of SARS-COV-2 infections

Institute for Anthropological Research

Potential of toxicological burden analysis and genetic landscape of ACE2 to predict poor clinical course of COVID-19 using artificial intelligence

Clinical hospital Dubrava, Zagreb

Immune response to SARS-CoV-2, outcomes in various disease stages and effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBOT) treatment

Infectious disease clinic "Dr. Fran Mihaljević"

Innate immune response to SARS-CoV-2

Teaching institute for public health Dr. Andrija Štampar, Zagreb

National nanopore network for genomic and proteomic characterization of SARS-CoV-2 detected in Croatian vulnerable groups of patients 

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Medical faculty

Innate and Innate-like Lymphocytes Responses During Early Phase of Moderate to Severe SARS-CoV-2 infection – correlation to the HLA and ACE genotype

The University of Osijek, The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek

Chest Image Analysis Methods for COVID19 Disease Severity Assessment

The University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine

No more hiding COV-2: Establishment of SARS-Cov-2 mAbeom

Memory manipulation; development of novel strategies to enhance the memory CD8 T cell response against COVID-19 following vaccination 

Highly attenuated β-herpesvirus with potent immunomodulatory capacity as vaccine vector against SARS-CoV-2

Analysis of humoral immunity to SARS-COV-2 and the development of serological diagnostic kits 

The University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology

SARS-COV-2 supramolecular mimetics for discovery of peptides that induce viral entrapment

Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 mutation dynamics in Croatia during 2020 epidemics and identification of key susceptibility factors to severe COVID19  disease 

The University of Rijeka, Faculty of Engineering

Diagnosis and Spread Modeling of COVID-19 using Artificial Intelligence Methods

The University of Split, School of Medicine

Host genetic determinants of COVID-19 outcome 

The University of Zagreb, Center for Research and Knowledge transfer in biotechnology

Nanotechnology-based COVID-19 diagnostics in emerging health threat 

Inter- and intra-patient diversity and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Engineering and Computing

Deep Learning for Detecting and Controlling COVID-19 Within General Population

Microwave heating in tubes for rapid diagnostics

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering

Fast and sensitive serological immunosensing tests for COVID-19 diagnostics (CoDi-19) 

The University of Zagreb, School of Medicine

Early detection of neuronal involvement and trajectories of CNS-mediated clinical consequences in COVID-19 

The role of inflammatory, fibrinolysis and oxidative stress biomarkers in the diagnosis and monitoring of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and the utility of serological testing 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science

Determining the strain variability of the novel CoV-2 and underlying genetic predisposition of the host as a discovery tool for virulence and risk factors in COVID-19 pandemic 

Prognostic Value of Upper Respiratory Tract Microbiota in COVID-19 Disease

University College Algebra, Zagreb

Oligonucleotide frequency distribution analysis of complete COVID-19 genomes (including both coding and noncoding/regulatory regions) -  search for genomic specificity and distinction with respect to other infectious viruses 

 

 

Research topic 2: Development of new vaccines, treatments, drugs and preparations for inhibition of COVID-19

Institution

Name of the project proposal

 

Catholic University of Croatia

Nano-based approach for direct lung delivery of azithromycin and hydroxychloroquine to combat emerging viral (SARS-CoV-2) infection 

Institute Ruđer Bošković

Coronavirus macrodomain inhibitors - a novel therapeutic approach for treating coronavirus-induced disease 

Peptidomimetic baits as potential inhibitors of SARS-cov-2 crucial protease

Rapid SARS-CoV-2 antigen production in tobacco for vaccine development, compassionate use, and future viral threats 

The University of Rijeka, Department of Informatics

SARS-CoV-2 high-throughput virtual screening campaign and target protein inhibitors drug design 

The University of Zagreb, Center for Research and Knowledge Transfer in Biotechnology

Development of premises for implementation of SARS-CoV-2 serotherapy in Croatia 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry

Molecular recognition designed synthetic small peptide inhibitors of the pandemic virus SARS-Cov-2 protein virulence factor - COVIDblock

Chloroquine derivatives as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 S-adenosylmethioninedependent 2’-O-methyltransferase 

The University of Zagreb, School of Medicine

Pentadecapeptide BPC 157 as therapy for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome 

Drug repurposing for COVID-19: A multitarget approach with a focus on viral fusion, immunomodulation and fibrosis (COVMULTIVIF)

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science

Azithromycin conjugates and macrolides in a battle against COVID-19: Interaction with SARS-CoV-2 proteins as a platform for design of novel inhibitors 

Drug repurposing against biological targets related to COVID-19 disease

Development of Bioactive Agents with Potential Application in COVID-19 Disease Treatment and Prevention BIOAG-COVID-19

 

 

Research topic 3: Social aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Institution

Name of the project proposal

 

Catholic University of Croatia

Family functioning in the age of COVID-19 in Croatia

How to Face Everything and Rise: Alleviating Distress and Building Resilience to Successfully Cope with Psychosocial Consequences of COVID-19 Pandemic

Croatian Institute of Public Health

The Impact of COVID 19 infection on population mental health indicators

Institut of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar

Work Precariousness in Croatia in the times of COVID-19 Economic Crisis 

Institute for antrophological research

Impact of social capital on functional recovery after COVID-19 pandemic

Institute for Social Research

Distance learning implementation in Croatian pre-tertiary education in the context of COVID-19 pandemic: educational and psychosocial effects from the perspective of pupils, parents and educational workers (DISCOVID)

The social resilience of Croatian society in the midst and aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Institute of Agriculture and Tourism

Social aspects of COVID-19 impacts on coastal and island destinations 

Teaching institute for public health Dr. Andrija Štampar, Zagreb

Beyond COVID-19 outbreak in Croatia: What has happened and what has to be done?

Public Health, Legal and Ethical Analysis of Croatian Response to COVID-19 Outbreak in European Context

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Slavonski Brod

3D Biomechanics Virtualization of the Respiratory Volume in Personal Virus Distribution, type COVID-19

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mental Health and Resilience in children in the time of COVID-19: The role of Executive funCtioning, individuL, familiAl, and geneTic factors

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Department of Biology

PRediction and Evaluation of Social IMpacts of Epidemics - PRESIME 

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Food Technology

Food Insecurity and COVID-19 Pandemic – the Impact on Health and WellBeing 

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Faculty of Economics in Osijek

Impact of Corona Virus on Entrepreneurial Activity

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula

European and Asian languages and societies in the period of pandemic crisis

The University of Rijeka

Conditions of Trustworthy Expert Communications

The University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on PTSD symptoms  and coping strategies among veterans with PTSD – a longitudinal study (COVID-PTSD) 

The University of Rijeka, Department of Informatics

Multilayer Framework for the Information Spreading Characterization in Social Media during the COVID-19 Crisis (InfoCoV)

The Univeristy of Rijeka, Faculty of Law

Life in the time of COVID-19 - social implications on the security and well-being of vulnerable groups in the European context

The University of Split

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health: contribution of stressor type and psychosocial characteristics 

The University of Split, School of Medicine

Sleep quality as a risk factor for mental health and well-being during and after the covid-19 pandemics - effects of quarantine and interventions for improving sleep and the mental health

TRUCE: TR ansition to Motherhood d U ring C OVID-19: Psychosocial Impacts and Infant Feeding E xperiences

Quality and accuracy of health information on COVID-19 in electronic sources

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Croatian Studies

Connectionism and COVID19 Automated Social Media Fake News Detection

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science

Croatia COVID crisis scenarios – CROVIS 2020-2030

Communicating in and about the crisis: Creating trust and overcoming uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic in Croatia

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Transatlantic Cultures and the Management of Life: From the American Revolution to Bio-Crises Today

(Re)building society: A longitudinal study of post-corona social recovery in Croatian general population (ReSPoC)

Improving Hospital-Patient Communication and Augmenting Trust in Hospitals in Crisis and Post-Crisis COVID-19 Epidemic 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science

Data and communication reliability during crisis - lessons from COVID-19 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology 

Development of a COVID-19 respiratory facemask using electrostatic fibers to optimize filter efficiency and comfort

 

 

Research topic 4: Educational aspects of the pandemic

Institution

Name of the project proposal

 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffice Sciences

Securing availability of e-learning ecosystem during the COVID-19 pandemic like scenarios through proactive detection of network traffic anomalies 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Conceptual Integration in Virtual Interspace Design during COVID-19 Pandemic

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Effectiveness of Learning in Online Versus Onsite Classes: A Comparative Study 

University North

Synergy of old and new paradigms in education

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Department of Biology

Development of creative and critical thinking of STEM students and teachers to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic    

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business

University responses to the COVID 19 pandemic: Exploring the process and outcomes of e-learning transformation in higher education

Institut za medicinska istraživanja i medicinu rada

Novel exposure evaluation of school children, students and teachers to electromagnetic radiofrequency fields including socio-psychological models of risk perception, views and public expectations in a remote teaching and learning scenario induced by the COVID-19 pandemic - RemoTE 

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Croatian Studies

Pedagogical Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Teachers and Parents in Distance Teaching and Learning of Croatian Primary School Students 

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Slavonski Brod

Scientific 3D analytics of distance learning models as a basis for improving teaching and informed strategic decision making in education

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Teacher Education

Distance Teaching Models of Croatian Language in Primary Education – DITEM

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology

Typical Higher Education technological Scientific research unit Implementing bottom-up developed protocols to Sustain consequences of COVID-19 and a catastrophic event 

The University of Zagreb, School of Medicine

Institutional Support Index on organising and implementing remote teaching during the COVID-19 crisis

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics

PROCURA - unobtrusive automated exam proctoring

KEIRA Ltd

Croatian filter mask

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Evaluation of online assessment and learning

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Enabling Uninterrupted Learning Through Online Exercises And Remote Laboratories

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Acquisition and remote scalable assessment of higher learning outcomes

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Faculty of Education
 

Remote Leadership in Education

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy

Distance Learning Strategy Considerations – DISLESCO

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Teacher Education

Big Data Analytics for a Predictive Learning System

University college Algebra, Zagreb

COVID-19 and Learning Analytics: The Case of Distance-Learning in Croatia 

EDUIT Ltd

“SmartAngel’, pametni čuvar đaka i studenata
 

 

 

Research in Spain

List of studies conducted in Spain that are interested in collaborating with an Israeli researcher - this is not about research funding
To contact the researchers in Spain please contact the researchers directly. Their details appear in the list attached to this site

Note: The table of studies is in Spanish. The subject of the study was translated into English.

It is important to emphasize that this is not a call from the Ministry of Science or funding from the Ministry of Science and Technology in any way, but an attempt to connect researchers only.

 

Research in Peru

The person responsible for international cooperation in the National Council of Sciences should be contacted

Rocio Casildo

rcasildo@concytec.gob.pe

A list of studies conducted in Peru that are interested in collaborating with an Israeli researcher - this is not about research funding

 
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