Innovation Incubator in Maritime Innovation Centre-iNavis, Sibenik managed by CroNoMar is operational since July 2012. Innovation management is actively supporting new start-ups and Existing companies in marine/maritime sector with business Development competence including courses for entrepreneurs, Networks and experience. Active seed investments within Limitation of resources are available.
As a successful result between tenant companies and commercial Clients, a contract between tenant company Azara crew agency – Crewing agency from Croatia and Maroff crewing - agency from Norway (offshore industry) has been concluded. In connecting these 2 Companies, CroNoMar had major role acting as an innovation consultant between Croatian companies and International Clients supporting companies through whole “value Chain” from idea to commercialization providing companies direct Access to international markets. The majority of activities and turn-over takes place in local Croatian Industry through new contracts and products/services delivered to New business - relations that are created by CroNoMar.
Additional to activities within Innovation Incubator, CroNoMar offers “Virtual Incubation” for companies all over Croatia providing wide range of activities aimed for business development. Successful work of CroNoMar continues through already recognized Projects of building Aluminum work boats at NCP shipyard in Sibenik for Norwegian aquaculture market, building leisure boats in Zadar for Norwegian clients, implementation of Maritime Innovation Centre – iNavis, export of maritime Equipment produced in Croatia throughout World creating overall indirect export value of more than 40 mil KN in 2012.
New project that is in startup phase and is aiming to become another success story is Outsourcing engineering services from Croatia for high tech project to Norwegian market.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF OUR STAFF
Gordan Polonijo, Technical supervisor
M: +385 91 214 00 28
Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Mechanical engineering - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Zagreb, 17 years of experience in shipbuilding on various new building such as Cutter suction dredger, Jack Up platform, Chemical tankers, Livestock carrier, Car Carrier, Fisherman vessel, Bulk carrier, LPG tanks, Cable layer, Suction Hopper dredger, etc. In Uljanik Shipyard I was Head of QA/QC dept. I’m also playing a role as a member of Board of the director in Croatian society of Nondestructive testing HDKBR.
Malvin Villabø, CEO
P: +47 92066640
CEO of CroNoMar, Norwegian. 19 years of experience in management of innovation company in Norway. 20 years of experience as researcher and manager in MARINTEK - The Norwegian Marine Research Institute. 2 years in Shipping. MSc in Automation Engineering.
Ana Zajc - Senior Project Consultant
M: +385 91 124 00 22
Senior Project Consultant in CroNoMar, Croatian. Educated in Economics and Criminology science. Certified for implementation of EU projects. 10 years of experience on development projects as senior consultant, 4 years of experience as technical director of Tino d.o.o. (export, transport, construction company), 6 years of experience as office manager of Trimag d.o.o. (marketing, tourism, architecture).
Željko Ninić, Senior Project Consultant
M: +385 91 214 00 25
Senior Project Consultant in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Mec - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering Zagreb, started engineering career from a workshop floor (CAD/CAM machining) in duration of 2 years, next 5 years as a product designer in R&D department (healthcare industry), 11 years of experience in project management (water supply and waste water engineering, marina installations and HVAC).
Zdenko Jerković, Technical supervisor
Present location – Pula
M: +385 91 214 0024
Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Naval Architecture - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering Zagreb, 22 years of experience in ship building,ship repair and off-shore from construction engineer position through the positions of project engineer, project manager, Seling dpt. manager, site manager, surveyor and consultant. Employments in companies Brodosplit, Vulkan, Brodoremont Vranjic, Viktor Lenac, RLE,ZIT, Adria-mar, TE Marin and on a contract base for foreign companies TTS, Songa offshore, Willtech…
Marko Kelava, Technical supervisor
Present position - Šibenik
M: +385 91 214 00 26
Technical supervisor in CroNoMar in CroNoMar, Croatian. Bsc in Naval Architecture – Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Split, 11 years experience in ship building and ship repair trough the positions of Surveyor, Head of Assembly workshop, Project manager and Head of New building department. previous employee of Brodotrogir d.d., R.L.E. t.p., Solinbrodogradnja d.o.o. - Shipyard Vranjic.
Dalibor Varnica, Technical supervisor
M: +385 91 214 00 27
Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. BSc in Mechanical engineering – University of Split- Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. More than 20 years of experience in shipbuilding on various new building such as Frigo ship, Bulk carriers, Juice carrier, Heavy lifters, Ro Pax ferry, Yacht, Polar cruisers, Military patrol vessels and off shore projects through the positions of foreman, Workshop engineer, Workshop manager, Assembly manager, Ship manager and PM assistant, Head of preassembly and outfitting workshop and Project manager. All within the Brodosplit shipyard.
Zdenka Stošić, Administrative referent
M: +385 91 124 00 21
Administrative referent in CroNoMar, Faculty of Economy, 4 years of experience as sales manager in Plodine - managing and monitoring sales, employment management, 4 years of experience as sales manager in Jolly - managing sales and assortment, 2 years of experience as accounting administrator – calculations, P&L account, 5 years of experience as external co operant in Prva stambena štedionica, Zagrebačka banka d.d. – Loans, savings, insurances, collaterals.