The conference is organised by three partner institutions:
University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, Slovenia
Faculty of Management (Slovenia) is a member of the University of Primorska. It is a higher education institution for education and research in the fields of social sciences and business management. The Faculty offers undergraduate study programmes in management, postgraduate programmes in management, economy and finance, and law, interdsciplinary postgraduate programmes in sustainable development and political science, and doctoral programme in management. Beside the study programs leading to a degree the Faculty also offers modules for groups or in-company training from the field of social sciences and business management with interdisciplinary links to economic, business, legal, organizational and behavioural sciences and international Summer Schools.
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Faculty of Economics and Tourism "Dr. Mijo Mirković", Croatia
Faculty of Economics and Tourism "Dr. Mijo Mirković" (Croatia) is 55 years old institution within which all levels of higher education are being carried out: from undergraduate and graduate studies to postgraduate specialist and doctoral programs of study. Scientific activities of Faculty includes research in the field of social sciences and organization of international conferences as well as publishing of international scientific journal "Economic Research" referred in most important scientific databases like Social sciences citation index (Thomson Reuters), ABI/INFORM PRoquest, CAB Abstracts, EBSCO, ECONLIT. This year Faculty of Economics and Tourism "Dr. Mijo Mirković" starts to publish another international scientific journal, Review of Innovation and Competitiveness which will try to explain what is happening in the race for global innovation advantage, explain economic decline in the most developed economies of the 21st century, change and dynamics in the innovation and innovation polices worldwide, building innovation advantage in order to overcome barriers to innovation.