ZRS

Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia)

The Science and Research Centre Koper (ZRS Koper) works on an interdisciplinary basis, involving humanities, social and natural sciences, with special emphasis given to the research in the specific environments of the Mediterranean and the upper Adriatic region. The Institute for Oliveculture focuses on various aspects of agricultural technologies, sustainable agriculture, climate change, plant protection against pests and diseases, as well as the quality and sensory analysis of agricultural products.

 

Main Role: 

ZRS Koper is a research partner in the co-design and implementation of the Slovenian Living Lab. It will map resources, design the lab, and produce environmentally friendly soil improvers from olive oil residues. ZRS Koper plans to test new nutrient recovery technologies in collaboration with UNILJ and KOTO. 

 

Involved persons: 

Maja Podgornik PhD, Research Associate

Rok Babič, Professional Associate, Agricultural Technician

Jakob Fantinič, MsC, Independent Professional Associate 

The Consortium

  • Center for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece)
  • The Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (France)
  • University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Soilfood OY (Finland)
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (Spain)
  • Università degli studi di Parma (Italy)
  • Assembly of European Regions producing Fruits, Vegetables and Ornamental Plants (France)
  • Leitat Technological Center (Spain)
  • SEDE Environment (France)
  • 3R-BioPhosphate Ltd. (Hungary)
  • Instituto Technologico del Embalaje, Transporte y Logistica(Spain)
  • Legacoop Agroalimentare (Italy)
  • WINGS ICT Solutions (Greece)
  • Wageningen University & Research (Netherlands)
  • Confagricoltura general Confederation of Italian Agriculture (Italy)
  • Biomasa Peninsular S.A (Spain)
  • Institute of soil Science and Plant Cultivation State Research Institute (Poland)
  • Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia (Greece)
  • Waste Management of Western Macedonia S.A. (Greece)
  • KOTO d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Gesco Societa Cooperativa Agricola (Italy)
  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research (Hungary)
  • Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Spanish National Research Council (Spain)
  • Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia)
  • Euroquality SAS (France)
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Switzerland)