Center for Technology Transfer and Innovation, Jožef Stefan Institute
The Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff with more than 930 members specializes in natural sciences, life sciences and engineering. The subjects include production and control technologies, communication and computer technologies, knowledge technologies, biotechnologies, new materials, environmental technologies, nanotechnologies, and nuclear engineering.
Center for Technology Transfer and Innovation at the Jožef Stefan Institute acts as a financially independent unit within the Jožef Stefan Institute. Their primary task is to enable and facilitate the transfer of technologies and innovations developed at the Jožef Stefan Institute, the most successful Slovenian research organization, into economy. The main goal is increasing the flow of knowledge and technology into domestic and foreign economy and promotion of the Institute as a center of excellence for technological advancement.
Six major Slovenian public research organizations, Jožef Stefan Institute, National Institute of
Chemistry, National Institute of Biology, University of Ljubljana, University of Maribor and
University of Primorska, have established a consortium performing the activities of technology transfer in the Slovenian public research organizations in the years 2013 and 2014.