Cross-Sectoral Alliances for Smart Living

CARE4TECH meeting on Bled 2017

Just only a few hours left until our next CARE4TECH meetings, which will held on 19 to 20.6 in Bled. On the event we will fokus on the following sesions:

2nd Project Partners Meeting & Networking event
there will be also held a Steering Group Meeting.

We are looking forward to meet you.

We also invite you to visit the announcements of events of the Living Bits and Thinks conference, which will at the same time  held in Bled.

INVITATION to the opening conference of the project CARE4TECH - 17.6.2017

Appreciated colleagues and partners, we would like to invite you, the CARE4TECH project team at FH Kärnten, to our opening conference.

The Interreg Alpine-Space project CARE4TECH combines the principles and goals defined in the Research Agenda 2020 from the area of ​​smart living with an interdisciplinary Quadruple helix approach. The aim of the project is to strengthen the potential for innovation in the area of ​​smart living technologies (smart health, smart manufacturing, smart mobility, etc.) in the regional and international context and to build up an comprehensive knowledge base between the research, industry and government and end users.


Project Presentation CARE4TECH - Cross-sectoral Alliances for Smart Living
. Thematic impulse lectures
       .  Smart VitAALity - Kärnten test region to support health, well-being and participation
       .  Smart Living in the Context of Smart Cities
       .  Smart Production
. Networking buffet

We are looking forward to an exciting exchange:
DI Dr. Johannes Oberzaucher and Daniela Krainer and DI Johanna Plattner

Please register by June 12, 2017 at

MST-Congress 2017 - 23 to 25 October in Munich

One May day is a categorical imperative of joy. "(Friedrich Hebbel, 1813-1863)

So today is a joyful day, we have brought exciting topics of Microsystems technology in this Newsupdate for you.

For our community stand at the MST-Congress 2017 from 23 to 25 October in Munich we can offer some attractive places for members and prospective customers from the cluster region.

For further information on the MST Congress, please visit our website:

Networking event and study visits with Pomurje Technology Park

Due to a very important role in providing support to SMEs and Startups in the region, the Pomurje Technology Park was 25.6.2017 organised a presentation of the project CARE4TECH and networking event with study visit to two production oriented SMEs. After presentations covering the topics of Smart production, digitization and cooperation possibilities, more than 30 representatives of University, entrepreneurs, top and middle management representatives from Eastern Slovenia, visited Zotter chocolate manufacture, which is known worldwide for its variety, quality and innovation. The family business is based on 100% organic and fair trade quality with physical traceability not only on the production floor but also in the supply chain.

After visiting Austrian chocolate phenomenon, the visitors travelled to another family based production facility located at the slopes of Goričko area in the North-Eastern part of Slovenia. Marof Vinery is recognised as being frontrunners in producing genuine Slovenian vine at the highest quality, while continuing with the production at the heritage site which was founded back in 1905 when Hungarian nobles Szápáry built their hunting lodge at the same place where renovated mansion and wine cellar are nowadays located. The sophisticated production of wine is placed in brand new, modern cellar with 1,200 m2 in size, opened in September 2009. Wines are aged in oak barrels, barriques and a few stainless steel vats, with an annual production of up to 120 thousand bottles.

The feedback from participants was excellent and shows how important it is to bring companies and institutions together and exchange information, ideas and solutions. Boštjan Poredoš, director and owner of Miniplast: ‘’It was an excellent opportunity to visit successful international companies, with sophisticated production facilities and implemented novel technologies, while at the same time have the opportunity to exchange information and good practices with others in the region. This event met my expectations and I only wish Pomurje Technology Park would organise more of them’’.

Pomurje Technology Park is implementing number of international cooperation projects ad initiatives, aiming at bringing SMEs, knowledge partners and other stakeholders together, helping them to grasp potential of new technologies, knowledge transfer and innovation potential. These projects are based on international co-operation with companies and institutions from the most technologically advanced countries in Central and Western Europe, whose common goal is exchange of practical solutions, technologies, best practices and expertise.

For additional information and questions feel free to contact Pomurje Technology Park at: or +386 2 53 82 00.