Styrian Technology Park (STP) is a non-profit organization, based in Podravje region, Slovenia. Besides the headquarters offices in Pesnica pri Mariboru, STP manages its activities also within two additional branches in the city of Maribor. The main scope of STPs activities is focused on provision of comprehensive support for SMEs in Podravje region, in different stages of their lifecycle – from the “setting up the business” stage, to the stages of growth, development, internationalization, restructuring activities, etc.. STP acts as the Regional Center for Technology Development.
Park operates as a business incubator for development of dynamic, innovative business ideas of micro and small enterprises, with substantial input of knowledge in their products and/or services. With its role as an incubator, STP is represent an important component of the national support environment for innovative SMEs in the North East of Slovenia.
STP’s support for SMEs is designed in a form of complex business services (consultancy, networking, information, administrative / other support services) on one side, and technical infrastructure (offices, production space, office appliances) on the other. STP aims its support activities at member companies operating in different sectors (for example, efficient use of energy, ICT, tool production, robotics, etc.). Thus, STP is always engaged in preparation and implementation of efficient technical and advice services according to different sectors of developing companies.
Within co-operation & partnerships with local and international partner organisations dealing in compatible fields of target operation, STP implemented several examples of technology and knowledge transfer in a framework of different projects.
As a daughter company of Maribor Development Agency (acting as a regional development agency), Styrian Technology Park actively participates in the processes for preparation and implementation of development plans for Podravje region. It is also active in the processes of regional transfer of knowledge and technologies. It plays an important role as a point for networking and information & contacts exchange for companies as well as for other institutions in the region.
- Regional Center for Technology Development
- National support environment for innovative SMEs in the North East of Slovenia
- Founder of SMART CITY MARIBOR (Information & Comunication Technology)
- Acting as a regional development agency
Offer for startups:
- Office space (share desk, fix desk, standard, premium package)
- Incubator programme with business mentors / trainers
More info about organisation activities:
- STRAT TOGETHER - Regional Center for Technology Development
- Open Innovative Technologies programme
- INNO-RURAL agro good network
- Incubator consultancy programme
- Regional entrepreneurship competition – Podjetna Primorska
- Evening with successful entrepreneurship
“Štajerski Tehnološki Park (Styrian Technology Park) operates as the Regional Centre for Technology Development. Within its role as a business incubator, it supports development of dynamic and innovative business ideas of micro, small and medium enterprises, with substantial input of knowledge in their products / services / business models. The main scope of STPs activities is focused on provision of comprehensive support for SMEs in Podravje region, in different stages of their lifecycle – from the “setting up the business” stage, to the stages of growth, development, internationalization, restructuring activities, etc.”