On October 23rd 2014 Prof. Dr Sofija Stefanović participated in the forum of the Center for the Promotion of Science "Horizon 2020" which was dedicated to ERC projects (http://www.cpn.rs/aktivnosti/h2020-i-evropski-istrazivacki-savet/).

The speakers of the forum included Prof. Dr Aleksandar Belić, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development; Prof. Dr Viktor Nedović, Assistant Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, and Nada Milošević, the National contact point for ERC projects. Prof. Dr Sofija Stefanović gave a presentation on how an idea can be transformed into an ERC project, and presented how her own ERC project proposal BIRTH: Births, mothers and babies: prehistoric fertility in the Balkans between 10000-5000 BC came into being. After BIRTH project passed the first round of evaluation, Prof. Dr. Sofija Stefanovic presented the project in front of the panel SH6 (The Study of the Human Past) in Brussels on October 14th 2014. The final evaluation results are expected in late November.