The collaboration of science with business and industry yields many comparative advantages. On the one hand, companies are provided with optimal research and development models, which are often difficult for them to fund alone, while on the other hand, excellent researchers in Croatian institutions are afforded the opportunity be recognized and suitably rewarded.
Rudjer Innovations Ltd. is a company specializing in the commercialization of innovations and technology transfer owned by the Ruđer Bošković Institute. It is a type of link connecting science and technology with business and industry. Rudjer Innovations Ltd. was established in 2006, with the full support of the Croatian Government and World Bank, in order to promote cooperation and partnership of research institutions, universities and innovators with commercial companies.more »
During the 2006–2010 period, the Ruđer Bošković Institute and the company Rudjer Innovations founded five new spin-off companies. Through an investment worth over ten million HRK, young professionals and scientists have the opportunity to enter into entrepreneurship. All the companies, with the intensive support of Rudjer Innovations, will soon be or are already acting independently on the market.more »