2014 NTI (Serbia): Changed the deadline to June 20 2014

Due to the catastrophic floods that have befallen Serbia and the region, organizing team of Competition for the best technological innovation is in agreement with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and the Republic of Serbian Ministry of Technology, decided to extend the deadline for applications to the […]

Financial Times Article on Serbia Innovation Fund

Financial Times, one of the world leading newspapers in the field of international business and economic news, published on 19 May this year, an article on about the Serbian Innovation Fund. Within the analysis of how to find new initiatives for financing innovative companies in Central and Eastern Europe, the Innovation Fund and the companies […]

Innovation Fund Visited by the World Bank Delegation, along with the High Representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia

Belgrade, June 2nd, 2014 – The World Bank delegation led by Ms. Laura Tuck, the vice president of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia, visited the Innovation Fund, along with the high representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the European Union to the Republic of Serbia. During the visit, […]

Started the tenth competition for the best technological innovation

Competition NTI2014 was officially announced on Saturday, May 3 at the show ‘’Žikina šarenica’’, which is broadcast on National television. The coordinators of the competition, prof. Dragan Povrenović and prof. Dr. Vojin Senk are responding to the moderator’s questions Zika Milenkovic and explain what type of support to innovators provides competition, as well as the […]

May 13, 2014 in Other news / Serbia
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International Fair of Technique and Technical Achievements in Belgrade between May 12th and May 16th

Under the slogan “Step into the Future”, over 100 technological novelties and innovations will be presented at the 58th International Fair of Technology and Technical Achievements that will be held in Belgrade between May 12th and May 16th. Current achievements in almost all industries deemed strategic for the economy and technology will be presented at […]

May 10, 2014 in Calls in SEE countries / Serbia
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Importance of use of intellectual property rights in agriculture

The Faculty of Agronomy in Cacak on May 8, held a seminar on “Importance of the use of intellectual property rights in agriculture”, organized by the Regional Chamber of Commerce Kraljevo. The seminar was opened and is participants welcomes by Petrašin Jakovljevic the President Chamber of Kraljevo, emphasizing the importance of bringing together entrepreneurs in […]

Competition of innovative projects in Bulgaria

Within the project “NO- BLE Ideas’’ network of young innovators of sustainable ideas in the agro – food sector in Bulgaria has organized the final competition and international meeting for final selection of the best ideas. The participants were all partners in the project, of which 12 are from the region, 11 member states and […]

Apr 23, 2014 in Other news / Serbia
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CEDEF Conference: Advanced technology and finance in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, Belgrade (Serbia), Media Center, Terazije 3, April 16, 2014

Central European Development Forum CEDEF organize a conference advanced technology and finance in the field EE and RES. Conference will be held under the institutional auspices of the Ministry of Energy, Development and the Environment. The aim of the conference is to present: The potential of Serbia in the field of EE and RES and […]

Apr 11, 2014 in National events / Serbia
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Knowledge aimed at improving the agro-food sector – Belgrade (Serbia), 28 February 2014

Scientific Conference “Knowledge aimed at improving the agro-food sector” was held at the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, organized by the Committee for Technological Innovation Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by NOBLE Ideas project, implemented by the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, together with 13 partners from seven countries. The project is funded by the EU IPA […]

The Innovation Fund Continues to Support Serbian Innovative Enterprises

The Innovation Fund announced today support for 12 innovative projects selected for financing by the Innovation Fund independent international Investment Committee. To date EUR 6M has been dedicated to support 41 Mini Grants and 12 Matching Grants projects in the calls for proposals implemented through the Serbia Innovation Project. EUR 8.4M Serbia Innovation Project is […]

COPRIX Media’s “Interactive Mathematics” Soon in All the Schools in Serbia

Company COPRIX Media that developed an application InterActive Mathematics under the Innovation Fund Mini Grants Program, signed Memorandum of understanding with, Textbooks Office/Zavod za udzbenike, Public Company in the field of publishing textbooks. InterActive Mathematics is an ultimate mathematics learning system that combines game-like application with real-world physics simulation and touch-sensitive devices to make the […]

Euroheat’s Market Conquest Continues

Company Euroheat that developed plate and shell heat exchangers during the project funded by the Innovation Fund’s Mini Grants Program, continues to conquer the market. Euroheat introduced a range of new products to domestic as well as foreign markets. Following initial sales agreements with a number of companies – the Italian company Nuova Imas, Meggle […]

FORUM “ARGUMENT” – INNOVATION AND THE ECONOMY – Belgrade (Serbia), 18 December 2013

In Tanjug, on Wednesday, 18.12.2013 held the forum “Arguments” with topic: innovation and the economy. At forum participated the Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Henry Bone, Director of the USAID Sustainable Local Development Okmen Howard, director of the Research Center PSC, Vigor Majic, Head of the Centre for Education and Information Institute for Intellectual […]

Serbian Science Festival and alternative heroes

The Serbian colleagues from the Center for Robotics, in cooperation with the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Leona Dodig, independent artist, prepared an interactive setting called “Alternative heroes” for participation in this year’s Science Festival. The main exhibit at our stand was a Mobile Robotic Solar Generator, a trademark of modern superheroes, an innovative device […]

The Serbian Company “Design” revolutionizes the fruit preparation

Company Desing in the best way shows how constant investment in development of innovative products can be an initiator of a small family company growth, now known as one of the leaders in fruit preparation industry in this part of Europe. Within the new project, the company is establishing pilot aseptic plant for fruit processing, […]

Dec 5, 2013 in Other news / Serbia
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Archive of scientific journals availabe soon

JUP Research and Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, the National Library of Serbia and the Development Bank of the Council of Europe in the period from August to October this year, conducted by the International negotiated procedure ‘archive of scientific journals and books’. Upon fulfillment of all conditions, […]

Public Announcement of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development

Pursuant to Article 36 Law on Innovation  (“RS Official Gazette”, br.110/05, 18/10 and 55/13), Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Development issues a public call for applications to participate in the implementation of the Programme of innovative activities set out for 2013th year: Public call for participation in the implementation of innovation projects – 2013 […]

Company “Duochem” – innovation versus mosquitoes

Within Nova Pazova’s industrial zone, one can easily find the production plant of Belgrade-based company “Duochem”. For over a decade, this enterprise has been successfully engaged in production of modern and efficient biocides – rodenticides and insecticides. Duochem’s ongoing project named “Ecologically Friendly Biocide” – now approaching a mature development phase – was granted support […]

Alfanum: Innovations In Speech Technologies, “Serbian Siri” – Talking With Your Smartphone , Novi Sad, 11st October, 2013.

AlfaNum from Novi Sad, the regional leader in speech technologies for south-Slavic languages, organized the “AlfaNum Speech Tech Event 2013” on Oct. 11, 2013 in “Sava” convention center. The company displayed their latest speech technology-based products to an audience of more than 50 representatives of Serbian public enterprises and private companies (such as Telekom, SBB, […]

Advance of services of regional development agencies in the function of innovativeness of the SMEs

In the framework of the project of the Program of integrated support to innovations the users of which are the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Science and Technological Development and the National Agency for the Regional Development, a three day training has been held under a title – “The Improvement of the Services of […]

Guidelines for the Promotion of Innovation in Companies

Integrated Innovation Support Programme (IISP) is, based on information provided by the project team, presented the companies that participated in the IISP training to promote innovation, create five guidelines for improving the innovation enterprise. Guides are designed for small and medium enterprises, which have not completed IISP training as a guide through the process of […]

mBrainTrain Is Developing Stroke Rehab System

“Smarting – EEG walks you home” Project includes the development of SMARTING system, consisting of hardware – amplifier of brain signals – and software for their recording and processing on a computer, Android smartphone or tablet. The primary use of this system is in the field of rehabilitation of stroke patients through the so-called serious […]

Oct 26, 2013 in Other news / Serbia
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Innovation Fund Continues to Support its Awardees through Enterprise Training

Eighteen Mini and Matching Grants Awardees participated at the training organized by the Innovation Fund Oct. 7-10, 2013, in Belgrade. The training, designed to introduce companies to the subjects of business development, intellectual property protection and management, and venture capital, is an integral part of the Innovation Fund’s Mini and Matching Grants Programs. The Innovation […]

KreativTeh participated in “Startup Battle of the Cities” event in Germany

KreativTeh was the only company from Serbia to participate on this year’s prestigious competition “Startup Battle of the Cities”, on October 11-12 in Vallendar, Germany. The company’s representative Marijana Ljubenovic presented KreatiTeh’s projects and business environment for the development of innovative start-up companies in Belgrade in front of an audience made of entrepreneurs, investors and […]

Seminar ‘’Best Practices in Innovative Finance’’ in Cacak , Novi Pazar , Krusevac and Ruma, 22-31 October, 2013

Integrated Innovation Support Programme ( IISP ) is organized for representatives of business support and companies seminars ‘Best practices in innovative finance ‘ in the following cities: 22 October 2013th Cacak , 24 October 2013th Novi Pazar , 29 October 2013th Krusevac and 31 October 2013th Ruma. Given the fact that in Serbia in the […]

Oct 21, 2013 in National events
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Vladeta Marjanović, Chairman of the Innovation Fund’s Investment Committee: We are good at engineering, but bad at selling ideas

In about a decade, some of the family businesses in Serbia will grow into large enterprises which will make the country proud. However, in most innovative projects, the go to market and sales plan looks as if the Berlin Wall hasn’t fallen yet: we first plan on selling in Serbia, then the former Yugoslavia and […]

The 14th Fair INOCOOP 2013 – Zrenjanin (Serbia), 29-31 August 2013

In the period from 29 to 31 August will be held in Zrenjanin (Serbia) 14 INOCOOP Fair 2013th. The fair will be held in the Sports Hall” Madison”, at the time of traditional” Days of Beer”, organized by the Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Zrenjanin Zrenjanin Entrepreneurs General Association in cooperation with the Tourist Center of the City […]

Finno project at the final event of the EU/CIP financed project “Mentors of female entrepreneurs“, Athens (Greece)

Within the project “European Network of Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs“, implemented through the EU/CIP program, on 4th July 2013  the Greek network organized a closing event in Athens, Greece. The Serbian network of female entrepreneurs` mentors also participated at this event in order to sustain the link with other networks of female entrepreneurs’ mentors. Among […]

Call for innovative projects from agro-food sector

Serbian Chamber of Commerce is a partner in project Network of Young Innovators in the Agro-food Sector (NO-BLE Ideas Network), which is implemented by the Regional Agency for the transfer of knowledge and technology from Italy, in cooperation with 12 other regional partners. The project is financed by the EU funds by 4 Call IPA […]

Info day for companies that have been approved financing in the framework of two programs of the innovation fund – Belgrade (Serbia), 03 July 2013

Today, in the premises of the IPO, the Info Day has been organized under the auspices of the Innovation Fund and the Intellectual Property Office. This event has been organized for companies that have been approved financing in the framework of the Program of Early Development and Program of Co-financing of Innovations led by the […]

Training to promote innovation companies – Subotica (Serbia), 18 – 20 June 2013

EU Integrated Innovation Support Programme (IISP) organized the third training workshop in the second round of training for improving innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises in Subotica, 18 – 20 June 2013. The aim of the workshop is to provide technical and consulting support to encourage and implement innovative activities in SMEs. Program training workshop […]

Jun 18, 2013 in National events / Serbia
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Promotion of Eco-Innovation Programme 2013 in Niš, Užice, Novi Sad (Serbia), 03-05. June 2013

In the scope of this year’s Call for Eco-innovation program, Enterprise Europe Network Serbia organized a workshop on 3rd of June at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Niš, on 4th of June at the Regional Chamber of Commerce, Uzice and on the 5th on June at the University of Novi Sad. Companies were presented […]

Training “Business model of innovative businesses – hypothesis”, Belgrade (Serbia), 10 – 11 June 2013

The second training, aimed for teams from Serbia, titled “Business model of innovative businesses – hypothesis”, will be held 10 and 11 June 2013. All teams who placed in the second round were sent an email notification regarding the location and exact time of the training. If any of the teams has not yet received […]

Begin trainings in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce in the frame of the competition for the best technological innovation

After the first round of peer review, which lasted two weeks, 90 reviewers rated the 118 applications that were complete. Reviewers have judged that the 94 innovations deserve to continue the competition. The first group of participants who qualified for the 2nd round of the competition will have first training series 28.05.2013 aimed at training […]

Integrated Innovations Support Program Serbia

In the framework of the Integrated Innovations Support Program Project, whose beneficiary is the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the training in the duration of three days was held at May 31, 2013 for the network of representatives of local info-centers for innovations and support to SMEs. On the third day of the training, held […]

Info Day: Call for promotion of eco-innovation program in Serbia – Nis (3 June 2013), Uzice (4 June 2013) and Novi Sad (5 June 2013)

The Enterprise Europe Network Serbia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and Economy organizes information days on eco-innovation: in Nis, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (3 June 2013) in Uzice Uzice cooperation with the ARRA, Regional Chamber of Commerce Uzice (4 June 2013) in Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences (5 June 2013) Program for […]

Presentation of the Innovation Serbia Project 2012 Annual Report

Belgrade, May 13, 2013 – Innovation Fund presented today the results of the Innovation Serbia Project and showcased Mini and Matching Grants awardees that received financing in 2012 at the 57th International Fair of Technique and Technical Achievements, which is organized and sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. Mini and Matching […]

The public call for coaching and training of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in the programme of the improvement of innovation

The Integrated Innovation Support Programme (IISP), financed by European Union and implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the National Agency for Regional Development and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, announces THE PUBLIC CALL for coaching and training of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in THE PROGRAMME OF THE IMPROVEMENT […]

Apr 26, 2013 in Calls in SEE countries / Serbia
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The program for supporting innovative high-growth companies

Republic of Serbia, Ministry of Finance and Economy invites SMEs, entrepreneurs and cooperatives to apply for grants under the program of supporting innovative high-growth companies. Total funds available for the program amounts to 40 million, and the right to co-finance up to 50 percent eligible costs of the action. amount of the approved grant may […]

Apr 25, 2013 in Calls in SEE countries / Serbia
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Workshop: “Search of patent data bases as a source of ideas on the road to innovations” – Belgrade (Serbia), 12 April 2013

On Friday, April 12, 2013, in the premises of the Education and Information Center of the IPO a was held “Search of patent data bases as a source of ideas on the road to innovations” in the framework of the ICES project for the improvement of competitiveness of Serbian companies by means of transfer of […]

Best Technology Innovation 2013 Presentation at Chamber of Commerce of Vojvodina – Vojvodina (Serbia), 10 April 2013

On Wednesday, 10.04.2013. at 10 am in the great hall of the Chamber of Commerce of Vojvodina (Hajduk Veljko 11 in Novi Sad), will be held presentation of competition for the Best Technological Innovation in Serbia 2013. A competitive cycle, as well as all activities carried out at the same time with the aim of […]

Serbia in the group of moderate innovators in Europe

Serbia is in the group of moderate innovators with a below average performance of the EU, but has achieved significantly higher growth in innovation than the average of 27 members, it was agreed in the European Commission’s “Innovation Scoreboard 2013″. Certain potential of Serbia lies in the funding and support innovation, while the weakness of […]

Mar 29, 2013 in Other news / Serbia
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Conference: The Competitiveness of the economy – energy efficiency and advanced technologies – Belgrade (Serbia), 22 February 2013

Central European Development Forum, CEDEF, under the institutional auspices of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Tehnological Development and in cooperation with Serbian Chamber of Commerce and School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade will organize the conference: The competitiveness of the economy – energy efficiency and advanced technologies, on 22th February, 2013, Belgrade. Registration […]

Workshop “Developing new ideas for future activities of cluster Herbal Pharma Net” – Belgrade (Serbia), 21 January 2013

The workshop will be held on Monday, 21 January 2013. at 10 am in the Ministry of Finance and Economy (Conference Hall on the ground floor). The workshop will be presented successful examples of good practice and cluster initiatives in biopharmacy for the development of future activity of clusters Herbal Pharma Net. Source: www.iisp.rs   Download […]

Technology and innovation management education in Serbia

Abstract: Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) education in Serbia. A questionnaire-based mail survey was used to collect necessary data. The survey targeted two populations – professors who teach TIM courses at state and private universities, and practitioners who are responsible for managing technology. The results indicate that the curriculum of TIM requires prioritization and changes, […]

Managing innovation – A factor of competitiveness in the global context

Abstract: In this paper, the authors highlight the importance of innovation for the global competitiveness index in the example of the European Union countries. Over the past period, the importance of innovation has been increasingly pronounced, which leads to a revolution in business and economy. Besides the success of knowledge-based economy, innovations also enable people, […]

11th International Fair of Entrepreneurship “Business Base 2012″ and 4th Fair of Local self-government – Belgrade (Serbia), 29.11-01.12.2012

National Agency for Regional Development (NARD) has been organizing International Entrepreneurship Fair every year, in cooperation with Belgrade Fair. This year this manifestation have 11th edition and is for the first time organized both with Local self-government fair, in cooperation with Ministry of Regional development and local self-government. Majority of stakeholders for SME sector in […]

Official Launch of Western Balkan Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility (WB EDIF)

The Innovation Fund on behalf of the Republic of Serbia coordinated the preparation of WB EDIF in cooperation with international partners, which was adopted at the meeting of the Western Balkans Investment Framework Steering Committee, held in Luxembourg on December 7, 2011. One of the major international partners on this Project is the European Investment […]

‘’Semi-group competitions for the best technological innovation’’ – Belgrade (Serbia), December 4 + 7, 2012

Based on the positioning at Exhibitions of innovations were determined semi-final group. At the semi-finals which will be held 04.12. in hotel ‘’Tourist’’ in Kraljevo, innovations will present the following teams: Armadillo – key industrial applications compiled in PCB technology Eco Ice Cream – Organic ice cream truck for sale Glue – Adhesive labels for […]

Training workshop for the improvement of innovation in smal and medium-sized enterprises – Belgrade (Serbia), December 4–6, 2012

EU Integrated Innovation Support Programme (IISP) organises first three day training workshop for the improvement of innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises 4th – 6th December 2012 in Belgrade, hotel ’’Moskva’’. The aim of the workshop is to provide technical and consultancy support to encourage and implement innovative activities in SMEs. The programme of the […]

’’Planning and preparation of the local initiatives to support innovation in Serbia’’ – Belgrade (Serbia), December 3– 4, 2012

Workshop ’’The planning and preparation of the local initiatives to support innovation in Serbia“ will be held on 3rd and 4th December 2012 in “Belgrade Art Hotel (BAH)”, conference room Andrea 2 (IX floor) Knez Mihajlova 27, Beograd. This is the second workshop that the Integrated Innovation Support Programme organised to assist local governments and […]

Innovation Fund Approved EUR 1.95 Million Financing for Serbian Enterprises

Innovation Fund has announced today the results of Mini and Matching Grants calls for proposals implemented through the Innovation Serbia Project. The Innovation Fund’s Investment Committee awarded EUR 670,000 for Mini Grants projects and EUR 1.28 million for Matching Grants projects to 14 Serbian enterprises selected among 146 applications submitted in the call for proposals […]

Science Festival this year, one day longer – Belgrade (Serbia), Novembre 29-December 2, 2012

Sixth International Science Festival, the largest event for the Promotion of Science in Southeastern Europe, this year will last one day longer – a total of four days, and will start on Thursday 29th November, and will finish second December. It will be held under the slogan “No way,” and this year’s protective symbol, playful […]

Exhibition of Innovation in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce – Belgrade (Serbia), November 27, 2012

In the competition for the Best Technological Innovation was conducted during October II round of peer review, which was attended by 32 reviewers identified and a list of teams that continue competing. Of the 46 teams who submitted Business Plan and Video, 33 teams, according to expert’s opinions, have sufficient quality to pass through the […]

The CCIS participates in the project “Network of young innovators for sustainable ideas in agricultural and food industry”

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (CCIS) participates in the project “Network of young innovators for sustainable ideas in agricultural and food industry”, which is being financed by the European Union with the total budget in the amount of near 2.5 million euro, while the total value of the project for the CCIS […]

ICIP’s Closing Conference

In the future the focus should be on raising the competitiveness of SMEs – this is the main message from the closing conference of ICIP. The project was funded by the EU with 3 million Euros. It lasted 30 months during which was developed and implemented the Standardized set of services for SMEs, the Certification […]

Innovation Fund Approved EUR 1.95 Million Financing for Serbian Enterprises

November 14th, 2012, Belgrade – Innovation Fund has announced today the results of Mini and Matching Grants calls for proposals implemented through the Innovation Serbia Project. The Innovation Fund’s Investment Committee awarded EUR 670,000 for Mini Grants projects and EUR 1.28 million for Matching Grants projects to 14 Serbian enterprises selected among 146 applications submitted […]

3rd iSEC – International Security Technology Exhibition and Conference – Belgrade (Serbia), November 5-8, 2012

The Mihajlo Pupin Institute presented  the Institute’s projects being implemented under the FP7 program of the European Union at the International Security Technology Exhibition (iSEC) which was held from 5 to 8 November. During the specialized conference program Vuk Mijović, the Institute’s associate, gave a presentation titled “Managing emergencies in large infrastructure facilities – Software […]

Culturing Cells in a New Unique Bioreactor

At the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy (FTM), University of Belgrade, a novel biomimetic bioreactor has been developed that is utilized for culturing cells, enabling operation in continuous regime and testing of biomaterials. Using creativity and engineering principles, the research group led by the Professor Bojana Obradović has successfully designed, constructed and tested the bioreactor […]

ACS Revolution Leading to the Reliable Energy Supply

A group of young electrical engineers from Serbia developed PCT210 platform for relay protection – a device with the unique design that controls processes of electricity transmission and distribution. The originality of the PCT210 system lies in a fact that it is a single device performing many functions, unlike solutions from top global competitor companies whose […]

The Innovative Shipbuilding

PhD Endre Romhanji, professor at the Department of Metallurgy at Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy University of Belgrade has together with his associates created an innovative thermo-mechanical process for producing high-strength alloys, based on aluminum and magnesium alloys. The work of professor Romhanji and his team shows great creativity and progress in the field of […]

An Anthropomimetic Robot

A group of researchers at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade is developing a world unique anthropomimetic robot. ETF Robotics research group, consisting of PhD, MSc or BSc students at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade and supervised by prof. Veljko Potkonjak,  is doing a great science in the field of robot dynamics, […]

Gaining Heme Iron Product from Waste Blood

Researches from Institute for Medical Research (IMI) and Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade (TMF) are developing new technological process that would translate blood waste into heme iron product for prevention of anaemia in piglets. The story started when researches from the IMI and the TMF developed the original process for haemoglobin isolation […]

Sensor for Measuring the Moisture Content is worth Gold

While new buildings are springing up at every step, inventive researchers from the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad are developing a unique sensor that will increase the lifespan of these buildings. This sensor measures the concentration of water in the building materials, thus providing a number of advantages such as lowering maintenance costs, […]

Balkan Venture Forum Belgrade – Belgrade (Serbia) November 22-23, 2012

BALKAN VENTURE FORUM (BkVF), organized by Balkan Unlimited Serbia in partnership with Europe Unlimited will take place on November 22 and 23 in Belgrade. This event has the goal of introducing innovative regional entrepreneurs to sources of capital from all over Europe. The investment forum “Balkan Venture” will present innovative companies to active investors and […]

High Speed Single Molecule DNA Sequencing using Nanopores

A group of researchers from the Institute of Physics in Belgrade is developing a novel method for the human DNA molecule decoding, which can greatly contribute to the advancement of modern medicine, i.e. personalized therapy. Professor Radomir Žikić with his team of young scientists, from the Institute of Physics in Belgrade (IPB), is giving a […]

Small, but Powerful Antimicrobial Particles

Remarkably efficient antimicrobial alginate micropaticles with integrated silver nanoparticles were developed at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade. These particles can be used as biocompatible scaffolds and/or efficient carriers with controlled release of silver nanoparticles for applications in biomedicine, pharmacy, catalysis, optics. Since the discovery of penicillin, antibiotics have belonged to a […]

Gluten-Free Buckwheat Healthy Foods

Researchers from the Institute for Food Technology in Novi Sad (FINS) have developed a novel functional food product – gluten-free crackers made of buckwheat flour. Functional foods are processed food products that provide both nutritional and health benefits.  Despite increased consumer interest very few functional bakery products are on the market. Buckwheat flour contains no […]

Preserving Biodiversity

The first laboratory for in vitro cryopreservation of fruit genetic resources in Serbia was founded in the Fruit Research Institute in Čačak. Researchers from Department of Fruit Physiology at the Fruit Research Institute in Čačak are working with two world-renowned centres engaged in development and implementation of protocols for plant germplasm cryopreservation: CRA – Fruit […]

Zinc Coating Enables Safer Transport of Goods

Researchers from Serbia with their colleagues from Slovenia have been developing a new type of transport container which will provide safer and more reliable transport. The Innovation Centre of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrade, is participating in the Eureka project E! 5009 GALVAKONT – “The development of the production technology of hot-dip galvanised special […]

Nov 1, 2012 in Serbia
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A Unique Catalyst for the Production Of Invert Sugar Syrup

Researchers from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, have successfully eliminated the use of acids in the procedure of obtaining invert sugar syrup, by developing chemically modified immobilized invertase (called IHMI). IHMI is the first industry-usable catalyst of this type, avaliable in the global market. In the confectionery industry, white crystal sugar (saccharose) is […]

Serbian Scientists Have Been Studying a New Way for Production of Biomedical Nano-Gold Particles

The research team from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Nis, headed by academician Miodrag Colic, in cooperation with European partners, has designed and developed a new method for the synthesis and biological evaluation of nanoparticles made ​​of recycled gold jewelry. Gold nanoparticles are increasingly used, both in various fields of modern science and technology (in tumor […]

Innovative Eco-Friendly Metal Processing Solution

A talented group of researchers from the Faculty of Technical Sciences of the University of Novi Sad has been developing a new metal processing technology which combines several modern techniques and meets the most stringent environmental requirements. Commonly used metals in the field of production engineering still include different types of steels (carbon and alloy […]

Nov 1, 2012 in Serbia
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The Healing Power of Creams from the Serbian Spa

Researchers from the “Dr. Josif Pančić” Institute for Medicinal Plant Research have been awarded numerous times for the development of unique phytopreparations whose essential ingredients are mineral mud and water from the Vrujci Spa, Serbia.Rational phyto-therapeutics and contemporary phyto-cosmetics are based on scientific findings and on efficient and safe application of high-quality medicinal plant remedies. […]

Nov 1, 2012 in Serbia
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HORIZON 2010- The European Union’s Framework Program for Research and Innovation 2014-2012

As part of ‘sa €10.8 billion budget for research and innovation agreed for 2013, the European Commission has announced the final and largest ever package of calls for projects under the EU’s Seventh Framework Program for Research (FP7) worth €8.1 billion Euros. The funds are intended for innovation and finding solutions to modern societal challenges. […]

Nov 1, 2012 in Serbia
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Women in Innovation Management and International Networking – Belgrade (Serbia), November 2, 2012

The conference will be held on November 2, 2012 at 9.00 in “Aeroklub” restaurant, Uzun Mirkova 4/II. The objective of the conference is to familiarize with innovation support services provided by the EU and Serbian funds and enable enterprises and organisations to apply successfully to these funds, and also to enter national and international innovation […]

Development of local initiatives to support innovation in Serbia – Novi Sad, Belgrade, Kragujevac, Nis (Serbia), November 1st, 8th, 9th and 15th, 2012

“Development of local initiatives to support innovation in Serbia“ is the topic of the workshops which the Integrated Innovation Support Programme will organise on 1st November 2012 in Novi Sad, 8th November 2012 in Belgrade, 9th November 2012 in Kragujevac and 15th November 2012 in Nis. The workshops are designed for local authorities, regional development […]

Oct 31, 2012 in National events
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Promotion of the collection “Innovation and Entrepreneurship: tools for success in the EU market” (Serbia)

Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration will present on Friday, 26 October at the Book Fair thematic research collection “Innovation and Entrepreneurship: tools for success in the EU market”, which is a result of FEFA annual conference organized on the occasion of Europe Day in May this year. Discussion on encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship, with […]

Oct 27, 2012 in Other news
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Successful Technology Licensing – Belgrade (Serbia), October 25, 2012

Yesterday, the Intellectual Property Office completed a seminar titled “Successful Technology Licensing,” which was jointly organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia. The seminar was intended for scientific research organizations, and its topic were contracts for the protection of intellectual property rights in technology transfer. […]

The extended session of the Board of technological innovation and the Round table with topic “Innovation-untapped resource in the Republic of Serbia”

The extended session of the Board of technological innovation of Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Committee on science, quality, education and management of the Regional Chamber of Kraljevo, in which they discussed many issues of innovation activity was held in the Regional Chamber of Commerce Kraljevo. The session was attended by the President of […]

Oct 22, 2012 in Other news
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Public call for education and training of SMEs in the program for the promotion of innovation

Integrated innovation support program (IISP) funded by the European Union with aim to boost competitiveness and economic growth in the Republic of Serbia, through the strengthening of innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises. The purpose of the program for the promotion of innovation, which is being realized through this project, is to stimulate technological innovation […]

Oct 22, 2012 in Calls in SEE countries
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A new approach to managing temperature processes

Researchers from the Belgrade Faculty of electrical engineering and Maribor Faculty for electrical engineering and computer sciences have joined their research experiences in order to create a new approach to managing temperature processes. NEURO-TEMP is an acronym for a project whose full name is “New approach to managing temperature processes based on “soft-computing””, which is […]

Oct 10, 2012 in Serbia
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Integrated innovation support program issued a public call for the education and training of 300 SMEs

Integrated innovation support program announced a PUBLIC CALL for the education and training of small and medium-sized enterprises within the PROGRAM FOR IMPROVING INNOVATIONS. The goal of the program is to encourage the promotion of innovation and technological innovation in small and medium-sized businesses through free training for start and implementation of innovative activities. The […]

Policy Discussion in Preparation for the Launching of the Western Balkan Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility – WB EDIF

The Innovation Fund in cooperation with the European Integration Office hosted a round table dedicated to identification of priority policy reforms focused on improving the conditions for the development of innovative and high growth SMEs and stimulating the emergence of a venture capital markets. WB EDIF is a joint initiative, of the European Commission (EC), […]

Successful business with new ideas

Starting a business is not a simple task. Although the basis of every successful business is a good idea, before entering the business waters it is necessary to make a business plan and market analysis. Also, it is wise to learn all legal requirements and ensure the initial capital that will enable clear management in […]

Sep 25, 2012 in Serbia
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Days of Future: Robotics – Belgrade (Serbia), September 24 – October 15, 2012

Event “Days of Future: Robotics”, where will be presented more than 25 robots, including the most advanced humanoid android in the world, ASIMO, from Japan, begins today in Belgrade and will last until 15 October. Visitors will be able to see the most advanced humanoid robot, which is designed to help the elderly and sick people, in […]

Opened CE&HA 2012 – Belgrade (Serbia), September 13-16, 2012

At the Belgrade Fair today (13. 9. 2012) started fair of computers, consumer electronics and home appliances CE & HA 2012 and will last until 16 September. At the four-day event in Halls 1 and 4 around 100 exhibitors represent the latest developments in the field of IT industry, telecommunications, audio, video and phone techniques, […]

RTDI Evaluation Standards focusing SEE to be published soon

The RTDI evaluation standards have been developed within the project “Fostering Evaluation Competencies in Research, Technology and Innovation in the SEE Region (EVAL-INNO)” and will be soon public available in pdf version and in printed form and thus in 6 different languages: English, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian, Montenegrin and Serbian. Professional evaluation standards are crucial to […]

Sep 8, 2012 in Serbia
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FP7 Info Day: Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology: research funding and technology development – RCC Krusevac (Serbia), September 10, 2012

Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Chamber of Commerce Krusevac (Serbia) under the project Enterprise Europe Network organize Info Day “Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology: research funding and technological development.” The European Commission announced and published on July 10th 2012 the largest set of calls for […]

Minister Obradovic urged China to invest in science in Serbia

Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Zarko Obradovic has called the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology to consider investing in mutually beneficial projects in Serbia, especially in scientific and technological parks, which now establish in Serbia. Obradovic in Beijing to participate in a meeting on cooperation between China and the countries of Central […]

Conducted fair “INOCOOP 2012″ – Zrenjanin (Serbia), August 30 – September 1, 2012

From 30 August to 1 September 2012 in Zrenjanin (Serbia) was held 13th International Fair of innovation and cooperation “INOCOOP 2012″, which is traditionally attended the Intellectual Property Office. The fair was attended by more than two hundred exhibitors from Serbia and abroad. The stand of the Intellectual Property Office was exceptionally well attended. Experts […]

TESLA Fest 2012 – Novi Sad (Serbia) October 12-15, 2012

Between 12 to 15 October 2012. in Novi Sad will be held on 26 international festival of innovation, knowledge and creativity – TESLA Fest 2012th Every year their inventions, innovations, new products, technologies and projects exposed to over 500 individual inventors, young talent, students, businesses, schools, colleges, institutes and enterprises from home and abroad. At […]

The third international CEDEF Energy Forum – Nis (Serbia), Septempber 21, 2012

Under institutional auspices of the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environment of the Republic of Serbia and sponsorship of the Public Enterprise “Electric Power Industry of Serbia” and in cooperation with Energy Efficiency Agency of the Republic of Serbia and E3 Podgorica, Central European Development Forum, CEDEF, organizes the Third International CEDEF Energy Forum: “Energy […]

International conference “Greening business through EEN – Green Project“ – Osijek (Croatia), April 20, 2012

At the First International Conference “Greening business through the Enterprise Europe Network – Green Project“, which is organized in Osijek (Croatia) by ‘Tera Tehnopolis’, institutions with total solutions for innovative businesses and entrepreneurs, members of EEN – Enterprise Europe Network. The conference was attended by scientists / entrepreneurs from eleven states of Central and Southeastern […]