EUvs.Virus 2020: TISAScarf – tradition, care and fashion…

Both countries Slovenia and Croatia have rich fabric manufacturing tradition. But if you connect the dot’s, there’s more. Flax played a key role in Roman empire, because they used it for linen sails production. Flax was very widespread in Slovenia, by historical data from the second half of the 18th century, there was 6000 hectare…

EUvs.Virus 2020: #BRNoutID – when brains and eyes tell the story…

The beauty of IoT technology is that you can carry it in your pocket. Especially when that can save lives. And this is what BRNoutID is all about. Mr Florea, MD of neurology, Mr Božič, Ph. D. in systems and Mr Jeraj, engineer of telecommunications, created a prototype using ADOBE XD on front-end and smartphone…

Pan-European Hackathon: EUvs.Virus challenge #2020 #covid19 #technology

“In times of pandemic crisis there are no borders between countries. EU countries and others join forces in the fight against COVID-19. ” – euvsvirus.org, 2020 EUROPEAN COMMISSION, COVID-19 & OPEN CALL FOR HACKATHON COMPETITION Covid-19 changed the way we live and European Commission decided to call for action, powered by European Innovation Council, European…

Workshop report: Let’s JAM! #UX #GOVJAM2019 #LJUBLJANA

It’s two day workshop, would you like to join? It was one of the most exciting invitations I got. It was from colleague of mine and she was always talking about user experience and how to make solutions cool. I understand what she was saying about UX design… But user experience never got under my…

Announcement: We Are Developers Congress Vienna 2019

It’s Vienna time of the season. We Are Developers are now annually presenting event for developers in Vienna. Save the date: 28.11.-29.11.19 . One of the best technology events in Europe are events by We Are Developers (you can read the interview with co-founders here). They are the guys who got Steve Wozniak, Apple in…

SMART CITIES CONFERENCE 2019 – Companies, Research-Development Organizations

Companies, Research-Development Organizations: Iskratel Ltd, Telekom Slovenije, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Jožef Stefan Institute The next series of presentations I’ve seen were from companies and research-development organizations. The first presentation was by Mrs Ana Robnik, Iskratel Ltd, with presentation on case From Safe to Smart City with innovative approaches and advanced technology. She shared the…

SMART CITIES CONFERENCE 2019 – State Authorities

Products and services – State Authorities: Ministry of Public Administration, SI-TRUST, The Institute of Corporative Security Studies ICS Ljubljana The next set of presentations were regarding products and services of Slovenia’s State Authorities. The main focus was Cybersecurity and e-government services. Mr Uroš Svete, Ph. D. from Ministry of Public Administration Slovenia, presented The challenges…

SMART CITIES CONFERENCE 2019 – Products, services, good practices from Abroad

Products, services, good practices from Abroad: NESTA, United Kingdom City, e-Governance Academy Estonia, Vienna City The conference began with speakers who shared their products, services and good practices from abroad. Oliver Usher from NESTA (UK), shared their vision of including drones into traffic infrastructure. Allan Mayo (UK), Representative of United Kingdom City shared use case…

PowerUp! startup challenge – country finals Slovenia 2019

People who work in startups are rock stars in the making. It takes a lot of courage and ideas to make successful company. It takes huge amounts of energy to keep things going so it’s always fascinating to see people straight from the business talking. Hands down to all the fighters working in the heart…