In the explanation of the award, it is stated that it is awarded “for an exceptional contribution to analysis and development of the topic of social entrepreneurship”
. In addition, Danijel
is recognized as one of the most prolific Croatian authors in the field of social entrepreneurship. During his career, he made important contributions to the development of the scientific field of social policy.
Danijel shared with the EMES community his excitement after receiving this prestigious recognition:
“This award is of course the result of our joint endeavors, and I want to thank the EMES community for all the support over these years. It also is a recognition of all our efforts in legitimizing SE research in countries like Croatia, with not so strong tradition in the sector and its research.”
National Science Awards are granted by the Republic of Croatia to scientists, researchers, and young researchers for outstanding achievements in scientific and research activities, for new scientific discoveries, and for scientific accomplishments achieved through the implementation of the results of scientific research.
On the occasion of our 20th anniversary
, EMES Network is celebrating this important recognition and the result of focused work on the SE field in Croatia. Thanks so much to Danijel and other scholars around the world for their real positive impact in their communities and for their commitment to EMES!