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Meeting Point For Startup Opportunities

Opportunities for new collaborations and partnerships and new investment opportunities are here. This is the meeting point of new business opportunities of the Slovenian startup ecosystem.

Published 24. August 2020
Published 14. August 2020
Agrobiznis hi-tech
Published 10. June 2020

Do you have an idea in the field of new technologies in agriculture? With the competition Agribusiness hi-tech, the Finance newspaper monitors and presents new technologies in the food supply chain, with priority given to technologies that are the result of Slovenian knowledge.


So if you are a supplier and/or user of new environmentally friendly technologies that increase the efficiency of production and reduce costs by reducing the use of pesticides, fertilizers and water, then this is the opportunity for you.

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!Nternational CHALLENGE
Published 09. June 2020

Are you developing new technology or a solution that can help

  • in managing smart factories, smart cities, smart mobility and smart transport,
  • automate and digitalize industry, cities and traffic more effectively,
  • design new services based on data, machine learning and artificial intelligence ,
  • introduce new Sharing Economy business models for a more efficient use of resources, or
  • reduce the negative impact of modern technologies on health and the environment?


Then the Iskratel's !Nternational CHALLENGE Hackathon is a great opportunity to give your solution or technology an extra boost.

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Submit your innovation for the selection of the best innovations
Published 26. May 2020

Have you developed an innovation that deserves attention at the national level? Apply for the selection of the best innovations by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (GZS), supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and SPIRIT Slovenia.


The GZS Innovation Awards at the national level are the highest national awards for innovative achievements by Slovenian companies and thus promote innovation in Slovenia. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces the competition and awards prizes for innovation in cooperation with regional chambers.


The prizes for the best will be awarded this year on 18th Innovation Day, November 30, 2020 at the Brdo Congress Center. You can submit your innovation until 12 June 2020.

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Take part in the first pan-European Hackathon #EUVirus
Published 16. April 2020

Take part in the first pan-European hackathon #EUVirus, which will look for innovative solutions to the global challenges posed by  COVID 19 pandemic. 


Technology Park Ljubljana, together with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, the Ministry of Public Administration and the partners of the Slovenian economic ecosystem, call on individuals and groups to develop solutions to various current global challenges in the fields of:

  • health and life, 
  • business continuity,
  • social and political cohesion,
  • distance working and learning, digital finance and
  • other

The Hackathon takes place from 24 to 26 April and brings together over 60.000 participants from all over Europe.


The closing date for applications is Sunday, 19 April 2020.

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Do you have a "digital" idea and need an incentive to get started?
Published 30. March 2020

EIT Digital and ABC Accelerator invite you to the Venture Programme, aimed at teams with a "digital" idea that need an initial boost to break onto the market.


Applications are open until April 26, 2020. The programme can offer you:

  • up to 25.000 euros of financial support,
  • ABC Accelerator's 8-week online pre-accelerator programme, which has twice received the Best of the Region award,
  • support in the development of a minimum working product (MVP),   
  • the opportunity to become part of the extended ABC Accelerator family,
  • the opportunity to become part of EIT Digital, thereby gaining the benefits of the large network of this leading European innovation ecosystem.
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Startups and SMEs, do you have the technology and/or innovations that can help combat the coronavirus?
Published 18. March 2020

Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), if you are developing technologies and innovations that can help treat, test, monitor or help in other aspects fight the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission is calling on you to apply for the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council, today on Wednesday, March 18, by 5 pm.

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Promoting the Creative Cultural Industries - Centre for Creativity 2020-2021
Published 11. March 2020

The Slovene Ministry of Culture has announced the second call for proposals for the Promotion of Creative Cultural Industries - Centre for Creativity 2020-2021.


The subject of the call is grants for the development of innovative projects and companies in the field of creative and cultural sector (CCS), development of new products, services and processes of applicants (companies and other organizations) and encouraging stronger cooperation between CCS and the economy.

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Connect & Experience 2020 Seminar, an opportunity for senior representatives of European startup ecosystems
Published 05. February 2020

The Office of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has published a call for proposals for Connect & Experience 2020, to be held in Israel (Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa) from 29 March to 2 April 2020. Intended for senior executives of European startup ecosystems (e.g. TTOs, heads of accelerators, innovation agencies, laboratories, incubators and other agencies to support startups in the education, industry or government spheres).


Note: The program is not suitable for single startups.


Apply till 17 February 2020!

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ESA BIC Open Call
Published 07. November 2019

Do you have a product or service, related to space technology, which makes our everyday life easier?

Show your solution to the European Space Agency whereby Science Park Graz will help you with a powerful free support package.

So that you will give your solution the opportunity to "fly" into space...


Hurry -deadline for submissions is November 15, 2019.

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Get to know China and introduce yourself
Published 23. October 2019

Attending the Industry 4.0 Conference (Automation, Smart Cities, Robotics, IoT) in Guangzhou, China, November 21-26, 2019 may be a great opportunity to get insight into the Chinese market, learn about its specifics, meet Chinese business partners and for presentation of your project to the Chinese market.


The cost of the whole trip is 750 EUR, while with the support of the Slovene Enterprise Fund, your business trip can be even more low-cost as you can use the voucher for participation in international forums.

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[#StartupPlusProgram] Want to ensure your business a million dollar investment?
Published 21. October 2019

The Next Round Investment Conference, part of the rich #StartupPlusProgramme content support program, is an opportunity for Slovenian startups to receive a million dollar investment at home.

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Ensure your partnership with Zavarovalnica Sava and up to 25.000 euro for the POC development
Published 18. October 2019

Insurtech Innovation Challenge is an international promotion program organized by the Austrian WhatAVenture and Maribors Venture Factory, within which Zavarovalnica Sava is looking for innovative enterprises for cooperation and joint product development in the field of life, health and accident insurance.

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TP LJ helps Slovenian startups grow faster with Hubspot
Published 20. September 2019

Technology Park Ljubljana has become a HubSpot platform partner and an entry point for Slovenian startup companies. For Slovenian startups that have not raised more than 2 million $ of investments and do not yet use other platform services, a bunch of benefits are available.

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Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.