Ivan Plačko

Ivan Plačko

Director, Technology Innovation Center Međimurje Ltd., Čakovec

Since 2009, Mr. Plačko has been active in building up an ecosystem in scope of Technology Innovation Centre Medimurje that is favourable for innovative business ventures. In addition to working with incubated companies, he is also highly involved in preparing and implementing R&D projects financed by national, EU or other funds, defining business plans for innovative enterprises and providing support in evaluating inventions and technologies.

His current career started in Regional Development Agency Medimurje REDEA Ltd. in a team tasked with preparing and developing the technology and business centre project, which would later become Technology Innovation Centre Medimurje (TICM). A few years later, TICM would become a part of The Knowledge Centre of Medimurje County, a community based on triple-helix concept, comprising proactive individuals, companies, associations and institutions.