SPIRIT Slovenia – Public Agency for Entrepreneurship, Internationalization, Foreign Investments and Technology
Under the auspices of a single agency, SPIRIT Slovenia realises the orientations of Slovenia’s development programmes aiming to achieve an innovative, technologically developed, export oriented and for foreign investors attractive destination.
Areas of Work
At the start of 2013, the Slovenian economic environment became richer with the introduction of a new institution that represents an important step towards the achievement of greater efficiency and competitiveness of the Slovenian economy. The Public Agency for Entrepreneurship, Internationalization, Foreign Investments and Technology, or SPIRIT Slovenia for short, began executing its functions at the start of this year.
An agency was created that will provide support to the Slovenian economy in a coordinated, transparent and comprehensive manner in the most important areas of the Slovenian economy:
– Enterpreneurship, Innovation, Technology Development
Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology.
– Internationalisation and Foreign Direct Investment
Internationalisation and Foreign Direct Investment
Promotion of Internationalisation and Foreign Direct Investments.
The Agency’s vision is to be an effective, sustainable development-oriented implementing institution that facilitates growth and development of the Slovenian economy through its activities in the fields of entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, foreign direct investment, internationalisation and promotion of the Slovenian economy and Slovenia.
The Agency’s mission is to be an active player in the business environment and ensure the competitiveness and promotion of the Slovenian economy. The SPIRIT Slovenia public agency strives to become an institution that – in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and other stakeholders – offers Slovenian companies effective and comprehensive support for development and promotion on the global competitive market.The Agency will realise its mission through the linking of knowledge and competencies from all key, inter-related areas, which represent a pre-condition for the competitiveness of the economy, with the objective of increasing added value, creating quality jobs and building long-term competitiveness.
The Agency realises the objectives of strategic orientations and target areas of the development programmes of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia through the efficient implementation of development policy measures and the continuous monitoring and evaluation of effects. It renders its services according to the one-stop-shop principle as it merges all of the key activities required by companies at all stages of their lifecycles under one roof.