`National Innovation System for Croatia's Competitiveness`
KIP participated at the second Conference "National Innovation System for Croatia's Competitiveness" held in Zagreb on March 11, 2019. The conference was held within the framework of the "Strategic Support Project to Establish the Innovation Network for Industry and Thematic Innovation Platforms" implemented by The Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, in partnership with the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, is co-financed with grants from the European Structural and Investment Funds.
The conference was opened by Minister of Science and Education Blaženka Divjak and Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts Darko Horvat.
The main objective of this conference was to emphasize the importance of establishing the National Innovation System through innovation as the driving force for the Croatian economy, to clarify the role of smart specialization in creating new business opportunities and to present plans and rules for the new programming period from 2021 to 2027.
Within the Industrial Innovation Council of the Republic of Croatia five working groups were established. The intermodal transport cluster is a member of the "Traffic and Mobility" working group, and the head of ARG "Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics".