The Slovenian Business and Research Association (SBRA) is a Brussels-based liaison office of the most successful Slovenian organisations from both the public and private sectors. Established in 1999 as an international non-profit association connecting business, research and local communities in Slovenia with the EU institutions and other public and private bodies at the EU level. SBRA members represent a wide spectrum of Slovenian interests, from the fields of business and research. As of 2019, SBRA acts as the Secretariat and host institution of the Network of European Financial Institutions for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (NEFI). During 2011-2022, SBRA also acts as the Secretariat of the Knowledge Economy Network (KEN).

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  • Contact person

    Maja Ferlinc

  • Brussels Office Address

    Rue Belliard 40
    1040 Brussels

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  • By Viktor Kovacic

Search for "transfer partner" for a EUI-IA call

The Municipality of Koper from Slovenia is searching for a third “transfer partner” within their project L.I.B.E.R.T.A.S. (Lifelong Broad community participation for Energy efficient Reappropriation of cultural heritage Trough Active Social and cultural citizen Involvement) which will be submitted for the EUI-IA. If you are interested in becoming a partner, please Viktor Kovacic at ASAP and not later than 18/01/2023.

  • By Viktor Kovacic

Search for ERWC partners

For the organisation of the EWRC 2021 workshop, SBRA is going to apply as a lead partner (in the name of one of our members: Municipality of Grosuplje, Slovenia) and we are searching for partners. The chosen theme is “Green transition: for a sustainable and green recovery”. Please send your replies ASAP.

  • By Bostjan Sinkovec

IGLO Open: Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area

The Slovenian Business & Research Association (SBRA) invites you to IGLO Open on 10 January 2023 on the topic of Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area.

  • By Bostjan Sinkovec

Conference 'Business Opportunities in Slovenia'

From Wednesday 2 November 2022 to Friday 4 November 2022 a business conference 'Business opportunities in Slovenia' will be held in the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia, under the umbrella of the European Women's Handball Championship.

  • By Bostjan Sinkovec

Regions addressing integrated sustainable urban development through cohesion policy projects

This workshop, hosted online on 12 October in the frame of the European Week of Regions and Cities, will address the various challenges of urban life and present numerous solutions and best practices in sustainable urban development which have been achieved through an integrated approach and with strong partnerships between different stakeholders.

  • By Bostjan Sinkovec

EU Digital Health Tech & Innovation Conference

EU Digital Health Tech & Innovation Conference will take place in person on 27 September in Brussels. The objective of the conference is to present the latest EU policies, initiatives and trends in digital health, present funding opportunities for digital health projects, as well as showcase innovative business models from organizing countries.