A Workshop for piloting the Kosovo Research Information System (KRIS) was held on January 17th, 2023, with the organization from the ResearchCult project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and Heras+ project. The workshop was attended by nominated representatives of research institutions invited in the piloting phase, as well as respective representatives of MESTI, and Working Group representatives for KRIS, with the aim to discuss the piloting plan and get to know the developed KRIS software, as well as how to support the piloting process from their institutions.

During the workshop, Dr. Mihone Kerolli Mustafa, Director of IBCM College, presented the process that IBCM is supporting KRIS through the ResearchCult Project. In addition, Mr. Bujar Gallopeni, ResearchCult project coordinator presented the piloting plan for KRIS, to take place during January and February 2023, as well as the roles and obligations of participating institutions.

ResearchCult Project through the Project Coordinator is a member of the Working Group for KRIS is supporting the development of Administrative Instruction for KRIS, in order to create the legal basis for the functionalization and operationalization of the KRIS system.

Overall, the KRIS Piloting Workshop played a significant role in ensuring the achievement of the KRIS system’s piloting and launch, which will significantly impact Kosovo’s higher education system and promote science and society in general.