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We connect technology and knowledge providers in common market and product development projects and support their global expansion.Learn more
With the carriers of regional development we co-create and implement internationally-recognized, tailored and highly efficient strategies, programs and services to increase regional innovation capacity.Learn more
Programs of workshops and individual mentoring based on the LEAN methodology for promoters of ideas and startups in their early phases, carried out by certified trainers with the help of experienced mentors.Learn more
Featured projects & partners
Impactful & thiriving projects created in collaboration with our partners
TRAIN project interconnects interdisciplinary research activities and new technologies, which when combined stimulate biotechnological innovations. The project is confronting the challenges identified
The central aim of the EU 2020 Strategy is to put Europe’s economies onto a high and sustainable growth path. To this end, Europe must strengthen its innovative potential and use its resources in the
By definition Open innovation is a paradigm assuming that companies can & should use external ideas as well as internal ideas and internal & external paths to market as they look to advance th
NEORION: Promotion of green maritime technologies and new materials to enhance sustainable shipbuilding in Adriatic Ionian Region
The shipbuilding industry in Europe, and in particular the Adriatic Ionian region, faces strong competition, which comes mainly from Turkey, S. Korea and China, where shipbuilding capacity has grown e
The project FISH-AGRO TECH CBC, that started on 1st of July 2017, is financed by Interreg Italia-Slovenija 2014-2020 and will last 30 months. The cross border area economic sectors of Fisheries and A
The digitalLIFE4CE project creates a CE area of excellence in the field of digital integrated healthcare systems solutions where flexible, solution oriented cooperation mechanisms can be rapidly activ
Start-ups tend to develop much better, grow faster and create more jobs if they act within a dynamic start-up ecosystems. In last years the battle for talents has intensified on the global level and i
CE industries are still mainly focused on manufacturing of products. Despite the investments in innovation technologies, their competitiveness is seriously challenged due to the commoditization and lo
The Initiative Start:up Slovenia is an active facilitator and promoter of public and private stakeholders of the Slovenian startup ecosystem. In collaboration with them, we also carry out and promote
Innovative SMEs in all participating regions of ACCELERATOR are hindered by access to equity particularly in their early stage development. Thus ACCELERATOR engages in exploring and piloting the innov
Project SCALE(up)ALPS tackles common challenge of enhancing AS competitiveness & growth, targeting Regional S3 sectors & developing AS start-up ecosystem based on connecting alpine 4-helix (ac
open DOORS Project - Designing a network of coperating creative communities for developing a Sharing economy.
"open DOORS" is a proposal which actualizes the "transnational innovative clusterization" process realized within the MED capitalization experience. In fact this proposal is built on the heritage left
ChIMERA main objective is to improve innovation capacities of CCI public and private actors through strengthened cooperation among companies, research bodies,public authorities and civil society.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Part
Manufacturing is an important pillar for Europe, since it impacts significantly on economy, occupation welfare and environment. It consumes about the 30% of the total energy produced, uses as input c
3DCENTRAL aims at connecting “islands of innovation” to a stable network of regions for innovation. It is focused on smart engineering and rapid prototyping where a substantial, current and future em
CARE4TECH combines in an innovative way 2020 research agenda technology oriented principles & goals in the field of Smart Living technologies with quadruple helix multilevel policy oriented approa
BIFOLCAlps - Boosting Innovation in Factory Of the future value Chain in the Alps aims to boost collaboration and synergies among main actors of Alpine region innovation system for a sustainable, smar
The EU manufacturing sector, apart from financial services, is the second largest sector in terms of employees & turnover and the first contributor to non-financial business economy. Exports cons
Regional collaborative innovation ecosystem
Accelerate commercialization of knowledge and technologies trough regional cooperation of innovative entities to advance global competitiveness in fields of smart specialization.
Awards and acknowledgements
2016, Best practice of regional cooperation
presented within EU week of regions & cities.
2016, Shortlisted in TOP 3
among 343 projects within European enterprise promotion award.
2014, „John Shields Award“TOP 3
for contribution in development of innovation ecosystem in SEE.
2014, European STP management best practice
by European commission.
2013, Global STP management best practice
by International Association of Science Parks (IASP).
2011, Best practice in innovation policy
by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Impact of Technology Park Ljubljana
Knowledge commercialization & entrepreneurship
- 300+ member SME and startup companies,
- 30+ established annually
- 350+ mio. EUR revenue,
- 80+ mio. EUR in added value (2015)
- 400+ new high added value jobs
Better employment opportunities to curb brain drain
Tax & contributions
- 15+ mio. EUR in VAT annually (estim.)
- 6+ mio. EUR in labor related
Knowledge & R&D investments
- 3,5mio. EUR in 14 EU projects
- 0,4+ mio EUR in own investments
Sustainability of TPLJ
- TPLJ is self-sustainable and profitable LLC
- 20 mio. EUR in assets
National acceleration programs SK75 and SK200 significantly upgraded national ecosystem which is becoming more and more internationally competitive and comparable with TOP start-up ecosystems globally.“
Thank you very much for the workshop and all the knowledge you shared. It was very effective and useful two days.
Today we are the flagship project of Serbian government. Big thanks goes to Technology Park Ljubljana, which is helping us in development of contemporary services and capacity building.
We wouldn’t exist without Technology Park Ljubljana. They are with us, from our very beginning, when we worked in co-working offices and couldn’t afford real office space, al the way to our 200% per year international growth. Technology park Ljubljana is one of ours most important business partners.
We are proud of our premises at the Technology Park Ljubljana. We arranged them so that the members of the team enjoy them, give us support and inspiration when we face new challenges