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Slovenia Business Week no. 33: Heureka to Showcase Creativity, Development, Achievements

According to the head of this year's programming committee Janez Bester, the aim of year's Heureka is to present the development ambitions and achievements at the national level and enable communication between all stakeholders

The technology fair Heureka!06, which will be running in Ljubljana between 24 and 26 October, will outline Slovenian and wider creativity, development directions and achievements, the organisers told the press on Tuesday, 17 October.

According to the head of this year's programming committee Janez Bester, the aim of year's Heureka is to present the development ambitions and achievements at the national level and enable communication between all stakeholders.

The event will bring together representatives of the state, the economy and the civil society, providing an outstanding opportunity for cooperation between the three innovation-seeking sectors, Bester said.

A total of 50 innovations and 30 research groups and projects are expected at the event alongside 30 companies and 11 faculties, he added.

The event itself is divided into four forums: information, research, information and communication technologies and knowledge-based society, Bester noted.

The event will also feature lectures, practical examples, workshops and meetings, he said.

Andrej Kitanovski, the director general of the entrepreneurship and competitiveness directorate at the Economy Ministry, meanwhile said that Slovenia has enormous potential, which the fair is bound to bring forward.

Source: Slovenian Press Agency STA

Author: STA, Slovenian National Press Agency