Networking and study tour with the Pomurje Technology Park
Pomurje Technology Park as an institution committed to regional development with emphasis on innovativeness and entrepreneurship is active in various transnational projects and initiatives where the aim is to bring modern approaches and technologies closer to Slovene manufacturing companies and by that help them to understand the advantages of new technologies, knowledge transfer and development of innovation potential. All projects are based on international cooperation of companies and institutions from more developed regions in Central and other parts of Europe, willing to exchange knowledge and experiences.
With that idea we organized a “house fair”event where PTP’s projects, also I-CON were presented to SMEs involved and with study tour to be more applicative in sense of understanding and seeing projects’ topics in practice. During this tour we visited two companies, one in Austria, Zotter, famous not only for its business model and philosophy but delicious chocolate products, and famous Slovene vine cellar Marof, who represents latest technologies and international sommelier excellence to support the regional vine story of success. Almost 30 participants from SMEs, R&D, universities and public institutions joined us at this tour and according to Mr. Poredoš, director and owner of Miniplast d.o.o. very concrete and fruitful cooperation opportunity to network and learn about good practices from abroad”.