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Slovenia's Competitiveness 2001-2006



Slovenia's Competitiveness 2001-2006
Konkurencnost Slovenije 2001-2006

Background & policy context: 

In 2001 the 2nd phase of the country's integrated research programme was developed as a framework programme entitled 'Slovenia's Competitiveness 2001-2006'. This framework programme was established by the MSZS in co-ordination with other ministries and the Cabinet.

Strategic Objectives: 

The programme aims at combining the RTD activities of various sectors according to national priorities. The national framework programme takes account of the country's long-term development strategy, the state budget, regional planning and other development programmes.

Transport research projects form part of the national RTD programme to strengthen the economic infrastructure.

Programme organisation: 

The national RTD (Research and Technical Development) framework programme 2001-2006 comprises 9 main research themes which cover economic, social, political and infrastructure topics. Transport research projects form part of the programme as transport infrastructure is seen as a means to strengthen the economic infrastructure.

Leading Institutions:

Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MSZS)

Type of funding:
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions: 

For the transport research projects of year 2002, some EUR 200 000 have been allocated under the national RTD programme. They are financed by 3 ministries:

  • MSZS: 43 %
  • Ministry of Transport: 28.5 %
  • Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning: 28.5 %.
Participating countries: 
Projects covered: 

Topic 1 - Public passenger traffic and urban planning:

  • Analysis of the development options of public passenger transport in connection with urban development taking account of the development of quality of life, mobility and health aspects.
  • Elaboration of tariff models and unified ticket systems for public passenger transport.

Topic 2 - Analysis of the development options of intermodal transport facilities:

  • Elaboration of basic documents for a strategy for the long-term development of intermodal transport facilities
  • Elaboration of indicators for intermodal transport facilities in Slovenia under international, national and regional aspects.
Contact Name: 
Mr Dean Herenda
Contact Email: 
Ministry of Transport and Communications
Langusova 4
Contact country:
+386 1 478 82 12
Fax Number: 
+386 1 478 81 48