Peter Florjančič, Slovenia's best inventor credited with 42 patents and over 400 innovations, passed away in November last year aged 102.
Slovenia’s best innovations of the year were presented on Innovation Day last November. The winning innovations include a wide spectrum of products and solutions, from new robot cells to original ice cream cones.
The economic cooperation between Scandinavian nations and Slovenia in a nutshell: While there is still unused potential, there is also a strong tradition and the fact that some Scandinavian companies are among the best foreign investors in Slovenia.
Slovenia's best start-up last year was Instatext, a young company from Ljubljana developing an artificial intelligence-based personal writing assistant.
The winner of the 2020 Germany Economy Award, that is given out by the German Slovenian Chamber of Industry and Commerce AHK, is Lumar, a producer of low energy and passive prefabricated buildings.
Most of Slovenia’s best companies are mid-size. Though less known in the wider public, they operate on a global scale and often play the role of a niche leader. These enterprises are highly innovative and represent a true pillar of Slovenia’s exporting economy.
The creative and cultural industries are of key importance for modern economies. Slovenia is no exception with a thriving computer gaming scene, top designers and creators of leading computer graphics technologies.
IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence.
Ljubljana’s Elaphe company, the tech leader in in-wheel electric motor, attracted new investment from the European fund specialising in sustainable energy solutions.
Perhaps not in economic and most certainly not in military terms: but Slovenia is indisputably a global superpower in sports.