SmartEIZ Innovation Prize

SmartEIZ Innovation Prize was awarded to the best paper submitted to the SmartEIZ conference. The idea was to gather the papers that were created during 9 training  workshops where various participants presented their scientific papers. To form a team of researchers from leading institutions at SmartEIZ and to propose one of these papers for the…

SmartEIZ conference – final program

SmartEIZ conference “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation” will be held in Zagreb on the 25th and 26th September at Hotel Dubrovnik.   Keynote speakers are: Bart Verspagen – UNU MERIT, Maastricht, Netherlands Alasdair Reid – European Future Innovation System Centre, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium   The final conference program is available here. If you wish to…

SmartEIZ conference “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation”

The Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a coordinator of the SmartEIZ project, is organizing a two-day conference under the title  “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation”. The conference will be held in Zagreb on the 25th and 26th September at Hotel Dubrovnik. The aim of the SmartEIZ conference is to address…

“Innovation Day” conference held in Zagreb

In Zagreb, on June 19th, 2018, the “Innovation Day” conference was held at BIOCentar in Zagreb. The conference was welcomed by the members of the Board of Directors of HAMAG-BICRO, Mario Turalija and State Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Education, Tome Antičić. The introductory speech emphasized the importance of innovation for sustainable economic…

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Grant for library renewal and the establishment of a multipurpose classroom located in the library

Ministry of Science and Education awarded the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, within the framework of the call for proposals Development and strengthening of synergy with horizontal activities of the Horizon 2020 program: Twinning and ERA Chairs; KK.01.1.1.06, with HRK 1.4 million for library renewal and the establishment of a multipurpose classroom located in the library.…

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Zagreb FORUM and SmartEIZ innovation award

During the 6th International Conference ZAGREB FORUM 2018: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF CITIES, which was held at the Technology Park Zagreb on May 28th , 2018, Zagreb FORUM and SmartEIZ innovation award was granted for promoting innovation ecosystems and their development. The conference was organized by the Development Agency Zagreb, in cooperation with the City of…

VTS ‘Big Data and Network Analysis: Focus on Bibliometric and Patent Analysis of Croatian Data’

Visiting training session ‘Big Data and Network Analysis: Focus on Bibliometric and Patent Analysis of Croatian Data’ was held at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb from 16th to 18th May 2018. Gianluca Tarasconi and Roberto Mavilia from ICRIOS Bocconi covered following topics: Introduction to Big Data Introduction to Network Analysis R environment as tool for…

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Meeting with representatives of the Croatian Science Foundation

On 10th April, 2018, the coordinators of twinning projects in Croatia have met with representatives of the Croatian Science Foundation at the premises of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb. The objective of the meeting was exploring possibilities of connecting the Croatian Science Foundation’s program „Partnership in Research“ with Horizon 2020/ Twinning projects. The representatives of…

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Call for papers – SmartEIZ Conference

Horizon 2020 Twinning project ‘SmartEIZ’ SmartEIZ Conference “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation” September 25–26, 2018 The Institute of Economics, Zagreb Background The global financial crisis was a trigger that had an influence on the economic policy on a national level all over the globe. EU sent a unique message to…