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  • From rocket engines to cooking revolution

    One of the best Slovenian small tech companies Dewesoft opened its own startup incubator near the company's headquarters in Trbovlje, a small mining town in central Slovenia. The incubator is called Katapult and already hosts world class startups.

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  • Ten best Slovenian innovations of 2017

    The Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry traditionally awards the best innovation of the year. These are the ten recipients of last year’s Golden Award.

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  • Slovenia’s partners: Southeastern Europe

    Slovenia has been traditionally present on Southeastern European markets: with the integration of the region to the EU this tradition could become an important asset.

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  • Discovered by the global investors

    Despite Slovenia's successes in export it has seemed until recently that global investors were uninterested in the alpine republic.

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  • News in brief, Winter 2017

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  • 2017 Gazelles: the fastest and the best

    Slovenian daily Dnevnik has given out awards for this years’ best fast-growing companies, the Gazelles. The golden award went to agricultural machinery maker Tehnos, the silver to hydraulic presses maker Sitor and the bronze to Varis, prefabricated bathrooms manufacturer. The winners are among 6.150 fast growing companies in Slovenia which account for 40 percent of the total net profits of Slovenia’s economy.

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  • Slovenia and UK: the partners with much prospects

    Slovenia has been a popular destination among British tourists for years. It is safe, offers unspoilt, beautiful nature and high quality of life. Unsurprisingly, some of the British visitors decided to buy property – in fact, at one-time British citizens were the number one foreign buyers of real estate in Slovenia. Slovenia, however, remains an unexplored opportunity for the British investors. The British owned companies that do operate in Slovenia operate well and stand out from the average: in fact, many of them are true success stories.

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  • Why is Magna Steyr coming to Slovenia?

    The construction of Magna Steyr’s new paint shop in Slovenia could be the first phase in its expansion into Slovenia, driven by an increasing demand. The changing conditions on the car market and the switch to electric, hybrid or even self-driving vehicles could open further opportunities for the world’s only high-quality contract car manufacturer.

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  • Slovenia’s electronics industry: thriving in narrow niches

    Slovenia's electronics industry was well presented at this year's Electronica in Munich, Germany, this November. Electronica is the world's leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications. Amongst the companies present at the fair were printed circuit board developers and manufacturers Kolektor, one of Slovenia's largest groups, and companies developing components for the world's top particle accelerators.

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  • First ten years in OECD

    Slovenia became a full member of The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2007. Soon after the county entered the club of the most developed economies the young nation faced the toughest economic crisis since the independence. The latest OECD’s biannual report on Slovenia, published this fall, focuses on how well has the country managed to reform the economy and restore growth.

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