Collaboration with TU Graz and other important stakeholders

19.07.2022. / news / Int. Cooperation

The representatives of the Technical University of Graz, technological and industrial partners of the Technical University of Graz, the Lürssen Group, the Maritime Center of Excellence, Gitone Kvarner and the Maritime Innovation Cluster (MARInn) visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Monday, July 18, 2022, to discuss possible avenues of collaboration. The esteemed guests presented their work and projects to identify potential joint activities, which would strengthen international cooperation between the academic community and industry.

As representatives of the academic community, present at the meeting were:

  • Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector,
  • Prof. Senka Maćešić, Ph.D., UNIRI Vice-Rector for Digitalization and Development,
  • Mr. Boris Golob, Director, Step Ri Science and Technology Park of the University of Rijeka,
  • Ms. Ani Gerbin, Ph.D., consultant for innovation and knowledge transfer,
  • Prof. Harald Kainz, Ph.D., Rector of the Technical University of Graz,
  • Prof. Horst Bischof, Ph.D., Vice Rector, TU Graz,
  • Prof. Andrea Hoffmann, Vice-Rector, TU Graz,
  • Mr. Patrick Pertl, TU Graz,
  • Mr. Igor Sauperl, TU Graz.

Also present at the meeting were representatives of the economy sector:

  • Dr. Gilbert Frizberg, CEO, F-Energies,
  • Mr. Manfred Kainz, TCM-International,
  • Mr. Julian Kainz, TCM-International,
  • Mr. Ivan Požgaj, TCM-International,
  • Ms. Christa Zengerer, Managing Director, ACSTYRIA,
  • Mr. Johannes Böck, CEO, Gitone Kvarner,
  • Ms. Teuta Duletić, Executive Director, Lürssen Design Center Kvarner and Maritime Center of Excellence,
  • Ms. Ana Odak, Board Member, Gitone Kvarner,
  • Mr. Damir Opsenica, CDO and Board Member, Maritime Center of Excellence,
  • Mr. Sergej Pintar, Product Development Manager, Maritime Center of Excellence.
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