Pošta Slovenije is a successful company, wholly owned by the Republic of Slovenia. With nearly 6,000 employees, the company plays an important role in Slovenian society. It is one of the leading partners in the country for the business enterprise sector.
As a universal postal service provider, Pošta Slovenije guarantees access to postal services ensuring the highest quality standards for the universal postal, logistics and other services market.
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection systems used in production and packaging.
The Metrology Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (hereinafter referred to as “MIRS”) , acts under the Ministry of Economic Developement and Technology. It was established in June 1991, when the independence of the Republic of Slovenia was declared, as the Standards and Metrology Institute of the Republic of Slovenia.
MIRS as a national institution establishes and leads the national metrology system of the Republic of Slovenia, including the field of precious metal articles, and procedures within the scope of the Slovenian Business Excellence Prize. MIRS represents these systems in the corresponding international organisations, and develops them in an internationally comparable and recognisable way.
The above activities and systems represent the technical quality infrastructure which is essential to every modern country and of vital importance for successful scientific, technological and economic development, as well as successful and equal incorporation of Slovenia into the European and international integrations. To achieve this, Slovenia has to develop the adequate infrastructure, at least in all the key areas.
This year’s novelty is that for the first time, as part of the conference program, we will host experts in the field of the Internet of Things, as part of the Living Bits and Things event that is organized by Eurocon. Eurocon, a European project and technology/business management company, runs and manages a number of different centers, clusters and consortia, including the ICT Technology Institute Network.