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Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Baranja Student Luka Soldo Awarded €25,000 for Business Idea of the Year

April 19, 2022 - Luka Soldo, a young entrepreneur from Podolje in Baranja, had the business idea of the year in 2021. Having developed from his desire to quit smoking, three years later he has managed to help others do the same with the help of his herbal tea, Herbie. As SiB.hr writes, the Osijek-Baranja County prefect Ivan Anušić praised the efforts of the young entrepreneur Luka Soldo, a 22-year-old student who founded Herbie with the help of family and friends to raise awareness of the health effects of herbal teas. Luka gave up cigarettes with the help of self-created…
Sunday, 17 April 2022

Could Overlooked Sibenik Bridge Become Culture Monument?

April the 17th, 2022 - Could the Sibenik bridge become a cultural monument? Maybe. The bridge was the first in the whole world to be completely built with a revolutionary cantilever construction technique and stands out from the crowd of similar structures for several reasons. As Morski/Ivo Glavas writes, when the Sibenik bridge was inaugurated on July the 27th, 1966, spanning 246 metres, it was one of the five longest arch concrete bridges in the whole world. However, only one such bridge in northern Sweden was built before the end of World War II in 1943, and the remaining three…
Friday, 15 April 2022

Croatian Hacker Denis Perisa Darkman's Brainchild Owed to Pet Cat

April the 15th, 2022 - The most well known Croatian hacker, Denis Perisa Darkman, has come up with something rather innovative and creative indeed - a new smart house of sorts. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Croatian computer scientist and hacker Denis Perisa Darkman now has a new brainchild. To be more specific, he has devised a system of sensors that can automatically close windows in a house as soon as the first drop of rain starts falling outside. This idea came to him thanks to no less than his pet cat, who may get into bother when left alone at home.…
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Zagreb Startup Optimoroute Gains Impressive Results in USA

April the 13th, 2022 - The Zagreb startup Optimoroute has been gaining some truly excellent results across the pond on the American market. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Sergej Novosel Vuckovic writes, the recently held American-Croatian Forum in Zagreb raised questions from many domestic companies about what they can provide to Americans and Americans in business. The successful Zagreb startup Optimoroute was able to give them the answer and a hint at the direction in which they should go. The Zagreb startup Optimoroute stated that Croatian enterprises should try to place an innovative product with expertise in its application and adaptation for different…
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

VIDEO: Rimac Team Test Out Stunning Nevera in Extreme Conditions

April the 13th, 2022 - The Rimac team have been testing out Mate Rimac's stunning Nevera in some rather extreme conditions close to the Arctic Circle up in Sweden. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Rimac team completed two intensive weeks of winter testing with the gorgeous Nevera supercar back in March at Pirelli’s Sottozero Centre near the Arctic Circle in Sweden. With unusually warm daytime temperatures, the Rimac team spent their time testing the car at night when temperatures were at their lowest and as such their most extreme, adjusting systems such as the ABS, ESP and torque vectoring, and…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

First Croatian Biological Swimming Pool to Open in Čazma in July

ZAGREB, 12 April 2022 - Croatia's first biological swimming pool is being built in Čazma, 60 kilometres east of Zagreb, and Mayor Dinko Pirak visited the construction site with his associates on Tuesday, announcing the beginning of the bathing season for July this year. "Construction and other works have to be completed by 30 May, which will be followed by a technical inspection in June, so I expect the bathing season will start in July," said Mayor Pirak. The pool with environmentally friendly water purification will measure 1,500 square metres in area. It will have a deep and a shallow area,…
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

US Embassy Names its Media Production Studio After Film Producer Branko Lustig

ZAGREB, 12 April 2022 - The fight against distortion of facts about the Holocaust is more important than ever at the time when Russia is attacking Ukraine under the pretext of "denazification", Sara Lustig said on Tuesday at a ceremony marking the opening of a media production studio dedicated to her father, film producer Branko Lustig. The ceremony took place at the US Embassy, which decided to name its new media production studio after Branko Lustig and dedicated a permanent exhibition to him. Sara Lustig, a special adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Holocaust issues, said that her…
Monday, 11 April 2022

Brodosplit Should Construct Half a Billion Dollar Luxury Vessel This Year

April the 11th, 2022 - The well known Croatian shipyard Brodosplit should be responsible for the construction of a massive luxury vessel which would boast apartments on board and be worth half a billion euros. As Morski writes, imagine living in an apartment aboard a luxury ship and sailing the world's seas and oceans. It sounds like a futuristic scenario or like something out of a film, but it is a reality and it should start taking shape this year - and right here on Croatian soil. The British company Storylines plans to build a residential ship worth more than…
Saturday, 9 April 2022

Croatian Company Galeb to Make Military Underwear for Next 4 Years

April the 9th, 2022 - The Croatian company Galeb, based in the Central Dalmatian town of Omis well known for its textiles throughout the country and beyond, is set to make military under garments for the next four years. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Brnic writes, the Omis-based textile company Galeb will equip the Croatian Armed Forces with underwear for the next four years. At the tender of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia which was opened at the end of last year, this Croatian enterprise was the only one to submit a binding offer for the job, and the…
Friday, 8 April 2022

Top Gear Car Magazine Gives Mate Rimac's Nevera Prestigious Award

April the 8th, 2022 - The Top Gear Magazine Electric 2022 awards has awarded Croatian entrepreneur Mate Rimac's stunning Nevera a prestigious award. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, just weeks after being named GQ Magazine's Hypercar of the Year, Rimac's gorgeous  Nevera won the Best High Performance Electric Car Award at the prestigious Top Gear Electric 2022 awards. These Top Gear car magazine awards, organised and judged by a team of experts from Top Gear each year, highlight the most important cars around the world in a number of different categories. Speaking about the impressive Nevera, the assistant editor of Top Gear…
Friday, 8 April 2022

Croatian Jana Water Wins Monde Selection Gold Medal for Quality

April the 8th, 2022 - The much loved Croatian Jana water has won gold at a recently held competition for its top quality, which won't come as a surprise to anyone who has tasted it. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Croatian Jana water (still natural mineral water) has quite rightfully won the highest international award for product quality, called the Grand Gold Quality Award, at the prestigious international competition Monde Selection which is organised by the International Institute of Quality. Among 3,000 products from more than 90 countries in the category "Beer, water and non-carbonated beverages", the wildly popular Croatian Jana…
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