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  • PROTECTION FROM GLOBAL CIBERNETIC ATTACKS

    The Croatian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday, May 13, instructions how to protect against global cyber attacks. Intensively is monitored the development of a new kind of computer threat that spread around the world on May 12. The most important … »»

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  • AWARD FOR FOR LIFE WORK

    The famous innovator and owner of DOKING, Slavko Majetić, is a winner of life-giving acknowledgments in the field of business and technology. Majetić told the public that this is a prestigious acknowledgment from the European Union of motivation for continued … »»

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  • LEAP SUMMIT

    The largest international event for young people in Croatia took place in Zagreb from 11th to 13th May. This three-day event combines creativity, inspiration, leadership and learning. Lecturers, conference partners and participants were a real indicator that this conference provided … »»

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  • TRAIN ON HYDROGEN

    Germany is soon introducing a revolutionary invention in public transport. It is a hydrogen trail that will not have exhaust gases and the release is expected by the end of 2017. The train is produced by a French company Alstom … »»

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  • CONSENSUAL TELEPATHY

    The founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has recently founded a new company Neuralink with which he plans for the next four years to produce the first implants  to help increase and strengthen the brain. The aim is to … »»

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  • DRUPAL HEART CAMP

    From 18th to 21st of May, in Zagreb will take the place the gathering of development programs and users of Drupal, a free open source code system that creates and maintains web sites. The host is a University Computing Center … »»

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  • F.E.D.O.R. – SPACE TRAVELER

    The Russians surprise again – the public have presented a space traveler ready for a fight. It is called F.E.D.O.R (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) and is the first human robot with motor skills and the ability to make decisions. … »»

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  • SMART ESPRESSO

    Coffee from a cell phone? Yes, it is possible today. How to connect two addictions today, coffee and cell phone, into one solution that fit into each pocket? It is necessary to have a case that pins into a smartphone, … »»

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  • ALL WOMEN OF “VIKTOR LENAC”

    Although it is surprising today that women work in shipyards, they have always been their constant. In the overhauling shipyard “Viktor Lenac” women have long ago set foot. Although in the minority (out of 488 employees, 29 are women), they … »»

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  • AUTONOMOUS SHIP FOR CONTAINER TRANSPORT

    The first autonomous electric cargo ship, that will replace 40,000 trucks trips per year, arrives from Norway in 2018. Producer of fertilizer Yara International has teamed up with the industrial group Kongsberg  in the construction of the ship that will … »»

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  • REVOLUTIONARY SOLAR ROOF

    It looks like an ordinary roof or a classic tile, but in it are embedded solar cells to house no longer have to have an ugly solar panels. Innovation is the work of company Tesla and its owner Elon Musk. … »»

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  • SCHOOL ROBOTIC COMPETITION

    Croatian Open Cup competition will enable all schools and teams to compete with the same robotic sets. The same will take place at the end of September,  and will participate students from 40 primary and 20 secondary schools. The equipment … »»

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  • EDUCATION AS INVESTMENT, NOT COST

    President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović actively supports an educated system that will follow accelerated technological advances, enable the development of practical thinking and motivate girls for technological occupations. On the days of open doors, the president hosted 170 roboticists, innovators, scientists, … »»

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  • FERRY CRUSH IN PORT GAŽENICA

    Ferries “SIS” and “Juraj Dalmatinac” collided on Saturday, 22nd April in port of Gaženica in Zadar due to a technical fault on the ferry “SIS”. Thanks to the intervention of the ship’s crew, reacting in time, none of the passengers … »»

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  • SIX DECADES OF WOMEN’S HANDBALL IN TROGIR

    The town of Trogir had even two clubs that were at the top of the former Yugoslavia’s first league – the Economist from Seget and the women’s handball club Trogir. In 2010., both clubs have disappeared from the sports scene … »»

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  • FORMER ATHLETES TURNED INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    ŽELJKO MAVROVIĆ Everyone has heard about the organic production of former boxing champion Željko Mavrović. He is one of the few athletes who did not invest money in a cafe or restaurant after an active career. In his own company … »»

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  • CENTER FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (CIRAZ)

    The newly established center of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development by linking economy and science through innovation and research. At IGLO Core Meeting in Brussels, they presented their work and emphasized the priorities. HGK’s membership in IGLO … »»

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  • FESTIVAL OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN ZAGREB

    A number of innovators and enthusiasts will gather at the Festival of Creative Technologies, that will take place 6th and 7th May in Zagreb. The festival includes numerous workshops and lectures by local and international experts. The most interesting technological … »»

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  • BIKE = CHARGER

    On the occasion of Earth Day, an interesting innovation is presented, a bicycle that can charge cell phones and batteries. Bicycles are for this additional purpose adapted by students of 3rd grade, Electrotechnical direction of Secondary School Marko Marulić in … »»

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  • NEW ITALIAN OWNER OF FRENCH SHIPYARD

    The sale of the French shipyard STX to the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri was approved by the French government. The shipyard STX, located in Saint-Nazaire in Brittany, will keep one-third share to ensure the impact on decision-making on workplaces and veto … »»

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  • INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE

      New innovation that will cheer farmers is a machine that replaces the plug and thereby improves the soil structure and preserves the humus. The invention was created in the vicinity of Osijek according to the idea of dr.sc. Ivan … »»

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  • THE FAIR OF TOURIST ATTRACTIONS 

    The Days of Croatian Small Shipbuilding and the Fair of Tourist Attractions will take place from April 27th to 30th in marina Lav and promenade in front of the Le Meridien Lav Beach in Podstrana. The excellent response of Croatian … »»

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  • ONE BETWEEN A THOUSAND

    One and only lady of the Split shipyard is Anita Barišić. As a welder in Brodosplit, she started working as an 18-year-old since she showed the will, perseverance and excellence that the authorities immediately recognized. Although she was not the … »»

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  • COMPANY FOR TRANSPORT OF LIQUEFIED GAS

    On Monday, 3rd April, at the Commercial Court in Pazin, the founding act of Uljanik Plovidba and Etc Caspian Limited for liquefied gas transport from Cipar was signed. The main activity of the company is maritime transportation and storage of … »»

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  • THE THIRD “DUBROVNIK” HACKATHON

    An event that brings together IT professionals and developers started in Dubrovnik, organized by the Dubrovnik Development Agency Dura, RIT Croatia and University of Dubrovnik. All participants of Hackathon are from the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. They will develop IT solutions and … »»

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  • SPECIAL CARGO FOR PORT KOPAR

    Over the past couple of months, two cranes have been deployed to the offshore platform of “Viktor Lenno”, one of them was loaded to a special bar on 3rd April  and started the route to the port of Kopar. It … »»

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  • ON THE BEACH WITHOUT FEAR OF THIEVES

    Where to hide valuable things from summer thieves? Imagine that you no longer need to worry about money, keys and cell phone. The solution of this problem figured out the winners of Zadar Youth Challenge, a competition of young creative … »»

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  • BRODOSPLIT SUE THE STATE

    The reason for the lawsuit of “Brodosplit” lies in the delay payment of 400 million kn aid for its restructuring for 2013. It is claimed nearly 3 million kuna due to the delay in payment. The County State Attorney’s Office … »»

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  • FIRST CROATIAN 3D TILES

    The first Croatian 3D tiles “originate” from Poreč. This three-dimensional innovation is the work of Jug Jakovčić from E3 d.o.o. whose team designed the material, design and manufacture of three-dimensional coatings. This new trend appears on the facades and interiors … »»

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  • NEW COLLECTIVE CONTRACT AT ULJANIK

    From the Croatian Metal Workers Union (SMH) arrived a notice that the collective bargaining in Uljanik group stopped because signing to the third annex of the Collective Contract have not responded three unions: the Adriatic, Union of Istria and Kvarner … »»

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  • SUPPORT TO THE DEVELOPMENT CENTERS OF COMPETENCE

    At the conference about the supporting the development of centers of competence (CEKOM) held late March ,also attended the Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, who expressed a desire that 34 projects initiated in different parts of the Croatian be generators of … »»

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  • SHIP INSTITUTE FACING BANKRUPTCY

    The General Director of the ship Institute, who is at this position since 2015., a few days ago has resigned. The reason for this move are delayed salaries to workers, mostly highly educated engineers from STEM fields, due to a … »»

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  • GOLD AND SILVER INNOVATORS FROM ISTRA

    Croatian innovators at 45th Innovation Fair in Geneva won 13 medals. At one of the most prestigious fairs Croatian selection participated the twenty-third time, winning five gold, six silver and two bronze medals. They presented 13 innovations that drew the … »»

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  • ŠIBENIK’S PROJECT “ROSIE”

    At the program of transnational cooperation INTERREG Central Europe, the town of Šibenik has been successfully applied project “Rosie”. The aim of this project is through international cooperation improve skills and competencies of entrepreneurs and innovators. The project will strive … »»

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  • YACHT DESIGNERS FROM SPLIT

    The company Pulse Yacht Design is a company from Split founded by three young professionals. Leo Ćurin is specialized in systems and shipbuilding elements, Maja Bućan is dealing with design and interior design and for programming is responsible Krešimir Prlić. … »»

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  • NEW 400 MILLION KUNAS FROM THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2016. supported Croatia with 546 million euros, which is 1.2 percent of GDP at the national level. Head of the EIB’s Zgreb, Anton Kovačev pointed out during lectures about the role of the EIB … »»

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  • ENCOURAGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR WOMEN

    The founder of the British laboratory for innovation in the design of Stromatolite, Michela Magaš, was proclaimed for the EU innovator of the year. It is the first such award of the EU that is awarded from the funds of … »»

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  • INCREASE OF CROATIAN EXPORT FOR ALMOST 30 PERCENT!

    Most credit for the increase of Croatian exports go to the pharmaceutical industry. Croatian exports in 2016. amounted to 12.3 billion euros, an increase of about 7 percent or 800 million euros. If GDP grows by two consecutive quarters, we … »»

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  • THE BEST INNOVATION IN THE KITCHEN

    The prestigious award “Golden Award Best of the Best 2017”. was awarded to GROHE Blue Home, the best innovation in the kitchen. This innovative and highly functional water system won the best results in the category of “kitchen sink and … »»

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  • POSITIVE GROWTH OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF KRALJEVICA

    Before the start of the tourist season, the town of Kraljevica can boast with a number of “only” 150 unemployed people which makes it one of the top 10 cities in Croatia by reducing employment. There are also Klanjec, Sveta … »»

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  • COMMERCIALIZATION OF THE PROJECT OF RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE

    Ruđer Bošković Institute using EU funds starts the project of commercialization of their innovations. This news are excellent due to the fact that Croatia is at the bottom of the scale of European innovativeness. Director of the Institute Ruđer Bošković … »»

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  • ONLINE SHOPPING OF THE CARS

    Yes, you read it. From now, via Internet you can order and pay for a used vehicle with included home delivery. If you for some reason do not like it, you can return it within 15 days! It is a … »»

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  • HAIRDRESSING SALON AT HOTEL MEDENA

    Within Hotel Medena there is a hairdressing salon. Hairdressing salon offers haircuts, hair colouring, highlights, as well as many other services at affordable prices. Free parking is provided for all clients. Nourished hair and beautiful hairstyle is something that everyone … »»

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  • WITH THE MOTIVATION TO AWARDS

    High school students from Zagreb School of Mechanical and technical schools “Faust Vrančić” before despised school, now they go also Saturdays. No, it is not the miracle, but the guys finally got the motivation and sense to do something that … »»

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  • WHY EMPLOYEES OF BRODOTROGIR ARE THREATENING WITH STRIKE?

    Despite filled capacities of Brodotrogir, agreed orders worth 200 million dollars and a positive business, workers’ salaries for February are late. It is announced the work stoppage if salary is delayed one day more. Vedran Dragičević, the president of Croatian … »»

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  • FULL OVERHAUL IN TROGIR

    On the eve of the upcoming tourist season on a regular basis “annual” maintenance arrived four ships: yacht “Joy Me”, two small cruisers “Captain Bota” and “La Perla”, and ferry of Jadrolinija “Hrvat”. The ships will pass a makeover – … »»

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  • Hotel Medena by night

    Hotel Medena by night.

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  • SMART SYSTEM FOR LOCKING THE BICYCLE

    Zagreb is delighted with the new idea of young innovators from Slavonia, which will prevent the theft of bicycles. Three friends, Natko Bošnjak, Slaven Pokrivka and Antonio Filipović landed in a problem that afflicts residents of major cities and created … »»

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  • CONTINUED CONSTRUCTION OF HYDROPOWER SYSTEM KOSINJ-SENJ

    Taking into consideration T impact of the project on the local community development, Ministry of Environment and energetics will analyze all the solutions for the continued construction of the hydropower system Kosinj-Senj. After the meeting of State Secretary with representatives … »»

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  • EVEN 700 NEW JOBS IN LABIN

    Last years, town of Labin captures the momentum of investments, which resulted in increased demand for manpower. The Mayor of Labin, Tulio Demetilka at the Jobs Fair opening in Labin announced even 700 new jobs, he pointed out that today … »»

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