Inštitut za inovativnost in tehnologijo

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Inštitut za inovativnost in tehnologijo

The Institute for Innovation and Technology (Korona plus d.o.o.) is innovatively oriented organisation with a mission of raising the level of companies' innovativeness, and especially young people, namely in close cooperation with the education system and economy. The Institute operates in cooperation with the network of topmost international experts from various fields who work within national and international research and development projects.

Main areas of work:

  • YOUTH: encouragement of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in schools with constant integration of youth, teachers and in cooperation with the economy,
  • ECONOMY: encouragement and support of innovation processes in economy.


Bullet experience in planning and implementing national programmes (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Economy)
Bullet research and development activities,
Bullet experience in R&D management,
Bullet experience in developing technological products as well as their launching onto the market (several tens of patents, models and trademarks registered and several tens of copyright works published, several national and international awards),
Bullet experience in preparing innovative promotional activities and training programmes (interactive web sites, manuals, seminars, promotional material, media promotion, international programmes),
Bullet experience in project management (national and EU projects),
Bullet experience in teaching innovaion management at the university level,
Bullet experience in innovation process training for teachers,
Bullet well-established contacts with various universities (both scientific-technical and business), public authorities and companies

Borut Likar is a Full Professor at the University of Primorska–Faculty of Management where he also worked as a Research & Development Vice-Dean and head of Department for innovation and technology. He is also a Managing Director of the Institute for Innovation and Technology. Dr. Likar achieved his PhD at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. He is mainly focused on management of creativity, innovation processes, R&D and technology. He developed a comprehensive concept of a national society of innovative youth and was invited to present it at the United Nations’ and at the Closing Conference of the European Year of Creativity in Stockholm. Moreover, Likar is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional publications. He is an innovator and a recipient of many awards for his innovations also a golden medal at the most important innovation fairs in Korea and Kuwait. In addition, he has received many other sound invention medals and awards worldwide (Germany, Poland, Croatia, Nigeria, Slovenia). He also received the "Prometheus of Science for Excellence in Communication" awarded by the Slovenian Science Foundation and the business results based award "Mind of Primorska" and the "Award of Merit" by the largest Slovenian association of innovators ASI. Furthermore, he is the initiator and the head of over 100 successful basic research, applied, technological and other national and EU projects. In addition, he is the author of ten patents, countless models and copyright works, many of which proved to be extremely marketable. He is the founder of the national association of innovative youth. He is also active as an evaluator of the EU projects, guest speaker, reviewer of scientific publications, and a chair/editor of numerous (inter)national scientific conferences and publications. Among numerous lectures he has given, the talks at the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva and at the European Parliament in Brussels were met with a particularly wide response.«


Full name: Korona plus d.o.o.

Registered Office: Staretova 11, P.O.B. 3411, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia - Europe

Headquarters: Cesta na loko 19, I. floor

Tel.: +386 (0)1 28 39 053
Fax.: +386 (0)1 28 39 055
E-mail address:

Head of the Institute: prof. dr. Borut Likar, MBA
Company Indentity Number: SI39326594

Since the establishment of organisation a total of 46 projects were successfully conducted, of those:

  • 19 research projects,
  • 14 development projects,
  • 13 projects to the economy.

For more information please visit: Linkedin – Institute for Innovation and Technology

Inštitut za Inovativnost in tehnologijo

Projekt postavitve spletne strani je financiran s strani MVZT in Javne agencije za tehnološki razvoj RS.