About the Centre


The Centre of Research Excellence for Data Science and Advanced Cooperative Systems (CRE ACROSS-DataScience) is the first centre of excellence in the field of technical sciences in Croatia, inaugurated on November 6th 2015. The Centre brings together researches from thirteen renowned organisations, including eleven higher education institutions from Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek and Dubrovnik, as well as the Ruđer Bošković Institute and the company Ericsson Nikola Tesla. Find out more about the participating organizations here.

The mission of the Centre is to advance Croatian science and strengthen its inclusion in the European Research Area, in particular by promoting the participation in EU and other international research programmes. The Centre fosters cooperation between the academic community and the public sector in the specific research areas that are in the focus of the Centre.

The vision of the Centre is to establish itself as the leader in research and development of new methods and advanced engineering approaches related to data science and cooperative systems.

The Centre comprises two research units:

the Research Unit for Data Science (RU DataScience






the Research Unit for Cooperative Systems (RU ACROSS)