Croatian Agrofood Innovation Center

Croatian Chamber of Economy - Zadar County Chamber


Agro Arca - international fair on innovation in agriculture, food industry and agricultural machinery -

Inova - Croatian salon of innovations -

Agra - International fair of agriculture and food

CAPINFOOD project -

Conference Research and Innovation -

The NetGrow Network Learning Day -

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Croatian Chamber of Economy - Zadar County Chamber, Špire Brusine 16, 23000 Zadar, Croatia-HR

Get in contact

Mr. Petar Pedišić, B. Sc. in Agriculture, Head of the Agro-food Innovation Center | Tel. +385 (0)23 211-747 | email Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.
Ms. Slavica Kosović, B. Sc. in Agriculture, Expert in the Agro-food Innovation Center | Tel +385 (0)23 211-747 | email: Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

Working hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:00 to 12:00 h

Free available service
Advisory services to small and medium entrepreneurs in agro-food sector:

  • legislative framework of exports of agro-food products
  • organic farming and European Union regulations
  • available funds at the state and the EU level for co-financing of projects in agro-food entrepreneurship
  • legislative framework of starting up an enterprise in the agro-food sector
  • latest innovative technologies in the agriculture and food production


Services that will be activated soon 
Organization of educational seminars on themes such as:

  • innovations in agricultural production (use and management of the miniaturized machineries and other innovative technologies and services)
  • web marketing in agriculture
  • networking and organizing (clusters, cooperatives, producer organizations, etc.) in agriculture
  • certification and Quality management systems (ISO 9000 and 14000, HACCP, etc.)
  • financing of projects in agriculture (national and European financing programs, young farmers, business plan, etc.)
  • the legislative framework of food production (the practical requirements of control bodies by food manufacturers)

Organization of business meetings and agro-food fairs 

Services available in the future

  1. providing information on research and development in the innovation field to entrepreneurs of the agro-food sector
  2. connecting local small and medium enterprises of the agro-food sector with the enterprises – producers of miniaturized machines for food processing in other countries
  3. associating of the small and medium agro-food entrepreneurs to enable easier access to market and sale of their products
  4. coordination of agro-food entrepreneurs’ resources and competences

Transnational actions implemented by the Center

  1. long lasting cooperation with the Italian Agrofood Innovation Center located at Agricultural Research Center, Monsampolo del Tronto
  2. organization of a seminar during  which the Center’s experience in agro-food innovation will be presented to the entrepreneurs of the agro-food sector in the Zadar County
  3. cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce Ancona, Italy, exchanging know-how in the agricultural innovation field
  4. study visit of entrepreneurs to partners’ countries, exchange of experiences in the agro-food innovations
  5. study visit of local entrepreneurs to an enterprise – producer of small solar machines for drying fruit and vegetables in Italy 

This website has been produced with the financial assistance of the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme. The contents of this website  are the sole responsibility of "Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per l'Orticoltura, Monsampolo del Tronto (AP)" and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Authorities.