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Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Istrian Kastelir-Labinci Boasts 15000 Residents and 150 OPGs

August the 10th, 2021 - When you think of Istria, you probably think of Motovun, Vrsar, Porec, Novigrad, Pula, Rovinj... I could go on. There are very many hidden little places all over Istria which most people don't even know about, much less visit. The Istrian Kastelir-Labinci, with its 1500 residents, is just one of them. This little place, however, is climbing the ladder when it comes to tourism. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, right in the very heart of Istria lies this little municipality which boasts an impressively rich of offer of local products despite having only 1500 inhabitants. The…
Monday, 9 August 2021

Istrian Gin Takes Home Gold Medal at 2021 World Spirits Award

August the 9th, 2021 - Istrian products continue to wow the international community, and despite olive oil definitely being the most well known item from this beautiful region of Croatia, Istrian gin is gaining on it. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the Aura distillery and the products of the Sirotic family have been winning first places and prizes in almost all of the competitions in which they participate, and the last big recognition in a row came for Karbun gin at the world competition "World Spirits Award 2021", where this gorgeous Istrian gin took home gold. In addition to this…
Saturday, 7 August 2021

Young Zagreb Brewer Mirko Drmic Launches Own Crnomerec Craft Brewery

August the 7th, 2021 - Mirko Drmic went to extreme lengths in order to create his very own craft beer brewery, and the coronavirus pandemic didn't throw a spanner in the works. Mirko believes that you only regret the chances you didn't take in life, so he threw caution to the wind and it has paid off. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, Mirko Drmic is just 26 years old, and this young Zagreb brewer opened the Local Craft Brewery in Crnomerec in Mikulici last year, in the midst of the global pandemic, under the slogan "Think Globally, Drink locally!/Misli Globalno, Pij…
Thursday, 5 August 2021

Deutsche Bahn Group Becomes Investor in Croatian Gideon Brothers

August the 5th, 2021 - The Croatian Gideon Brothers company specialises in robotics and has gained more and more attention of late. The company's latest foreign investor is no less than the well known Deutsche Bahn Group. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the Croatian Gideon Brothers company, which deals with robotics and software solutions based on artificial intelligence (AI), recently announced an investment from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures (DBDV), a venture capital subsidiary of the Deutsche Bahn Group, as part of a 32 million US dollars Series A funding round. “Gideon Brothers is developing products that change the rules of…
Monday, 2 August 2021

Popular Zagreb Pizzeria Ranked Among Europe's Top 50!

August the 2nd, 2021 - One Zagreb pizzeria which has always been popular among residents has been ranked among the continent's top fifty, providing extra recognition and a spring in the step of this capital city restaurant. When it comes to pizza and pizzerias, most people naturally first think of Italy. Just across the Adriatic sea, however, Croatia has a lot to boast about when it comes to this dish, and it's being more and more recognised on an international scale. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Zagreb pizzeria Franko's Pizza and Bar has become the very first Croatian pizzeria to be…
Saturday, 31 July 2021

Lovro Mirković Wins Bronze Medal at the International Biology Olympiad

July 31, 2021 - One more medal for Croatia, and not from Tokyo, after Lovro Mirković, a high school student from Zagreb, won a bronze medal at the International Biology Olympiad. As reported by Index.hr, four Croatian high school students participated in the 32nd International Biological Olympiad, which took place from 18 to 23 July, and Lovro Mirković from the XV Grammar School in Zagreb won a bronze medal, announced the Faculty of Science in Zagreb. Students Lukas Grbac Lacković from the Vladimir Prelog School of Natural Sciences in Zagreb, David Špiljak from the Andrija Mohorovičić High School in Rijeka,…
Friday, 30 July 2021

Uplift Platform Seeks to Aid Small Enterprises in Market Development

July the 30th, 2021 - The Uplift platform is a Croatian platform aimed at providing help and aid to micro and small enterprises in terms of their wider market development. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, micro, small and medium entrepreneurship is recognised as one of the key segments of the Croatian economy, and encouraging their improvement is vital for the development of a better and more competitive economy, at least according to Gea Kariz, the Marketing Manager at Mastercard, which is the holder of the Uplift.hr platform. The Uplift platform is aimed at helping micro-enterprises, as well as small and…
Thursday, 29 July 2021

Croatian Medico Hospital Develops Innovative Spine Treatment Method

July the 29th, 2021 - The Croatian Medico Hospital, which is a special hospital, is the first in the entire world to develop an innovative and quite remarkable method for the treatment of the spine. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Crnjak writes, the Croatian Medico Hospital is starting a project to invest in the application of an intervertebral disc patch (IVD patch), a new personalised method of treating damaged spinal discs, as well as the introduction of a software solution for the early detection of lumbar spine damage. This scientific research project was positively evaluated and funded within the IRI project from…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Osijek PLANtaza Association Gives Eastern Croatian City New, Positive Shine

July the 28th, 2021 - The Osijek PLANtaza Association (Udruga) has, for seven whole years now, been breathing life and positivity back into that Eastern Croatian city. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, associations form an important tool in community development, but also in encouraging the empowerment of individuals through volunteer or work experience, given that in Croatia, associations are often both employers and creators of new content. ''They shouldn't be underestimated, and they should be given concrete support and encourage their development,'' stated Darija Walter, president of the Osijek PLANtaza Association, which was founded back in 2014 by a group…
Friday, 23 July 2021

Zagreb Company Pri Suncu Delights Lovers of Traditional Ice Cream

July the 23rd, 2021 - The Zagreb company Pri Suncu is definitely a hit among all those engaged in a constant and often losing battle with a sweet tooth. This father and daughter team are all about Italian ice cream, sorbet and more. As Ivan Tominac/Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Nina and Mario Saric are a father and daughter team whose family business, the Zagreb company Pri Suncu, has firmly won over all the palates of Croatian confectionery lovers, and the focus of their business story is the production of original Italian ice cream. It all started while Nina was still in her…
Sunday, 18 July 2021

Croatian Startup Airt Presents Innovative New Learning Algorithm

July the 18th, 2021 - Innovative and unique Croatian startups keep on popping up all over the place, and the Croatian startup airt is just another in a line of impressive companies. This startup has presented a brand new learning algorithm. As Novac/Ljubica Vuko writes, the Croatian startup airt, founded by Hajdi Cenan and Davor Runje, presented a new algorithm for learning and predicting behaviour from structured data, which is most often used in the business world, and applied for a patent for its global protection. As they explained, the Croatian startip airt is building a platform for creating predictive…
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