Jože Gričar got bachelor degree in Business; Masters in Business Administration in the field of marketing, then in 1984 he received Ph.D. degree in business & information systems at the University of Ljubljana. He studied in the United States within the framework of more post gradual education programme, mainly at the University of Denver.
Prior to joining the University of Maribor as professor emeritus in 1977, he was holding various managerial positions in the field of commerce in Ljubljana; he was the representative of foreign firms for eleven years.
Between 1988 and 2008 he was the Chairman of the annual Bled eConference, since 1998 he has served as the national expert and deputy member of the Slovenian Delegation of the Information and Communication Technologies Committee (5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programme of the EU). In addition he is the contact person of the eLivingLab, member of the ALADIN Steering Committee and the CEI Task Force on ICT.
He got the Golden Medal of the University of Maribor for research achievements and international cooperation, IBM Faculty Award in recognition of exceptional research & educational program, and he gained the honorary membership of The Economists Association of Slovenia.
His current research includes e-Commerce and innovative cross-border e-Region development.
The Central European Service for Cross-border Initiatives, founded in 2009, celebrates its 10 years of operation next year. The event will be celebrated on April 25-26, 2019 with a two-day conference. Details will be published on our website soon.//2018.12.12.
The MOT will hold its general assembly and annual conference on 20-21 March in Annemasse and Geneva, at the invitation of Annemasse Agglo and the Metropolitan Pole of the French Genevois, members of the MOT’s network. More details here soon.//2018.12.08.
At the 7th EUSDR Annual Forum in Sofia, a Story Map has been launched by the European Commission's Joint Reasearch Institute. The map shows the Eu funded projects, focusing on tourism, culture, bike routes etc. People can virtually wander along the Danube river, while gather information about different topics. It shows the beauty and potential of the region, while provides a leraning opportunity about cultural and natural heritage. You can find the Story Map here.//2018.12.04.
The 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities, to be held in Bucharest, will gather EU, national, local and regional leaders from across Europe to discuss the future of the European Union and how to involve the citizens more effectively in the European project through local and regional authorities. For further information please click here.//2018.12.01.
The Third call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme will be open soon! Check out the Third Call section at the DTP website and find everything you need to know about it and keep yourself updated for more to come! Start working on your project ide today. If you are looking for partners, see our project market area here.