SRIP Factories of the Future

SRIP Factories of the Future consists of eight vertical value chains (robotic systems and components, intelligent control systems, smart mechatronics tools, intelligent laser systems, plasma systems, advanced sensors, new materials and smart factory platform) and seven horizontal enabling networks, providing key technologies (robotics, control technology, nanotechnology, photonics, plasma technologies, advanced technologies for new materials, information and communication technology).
Our mission

  1. Within Strategic Research Innovation Partnership (SRIP) Factories of The Future we collect Slovenian research and innovation know-how and experience from relevant industrial and academia and highlight priority “break through” areas of new products, technologies and services. We build support environment with professional services for industry and research, concentrating on proved new top technologies, which will integrate and upgrade existing Slovenian research and innovation achievements.
  2. Transformation of Slovene industry towards i4.0

Core values

With connecting academia and industry we dare mighty things.


We discover and introduce new and distruptive technologies in digital, nano , photonics, cold plasma, robotics, operation control technologies and new materials.

Your life is flexible, so are we: Thanks to our flexible working options, you can achieve the perfect work-life balance.

We offer our employees the opportunity to develop themselves both professionally and personally.

Our employees are our greatest in an attractive remuneration package for everyone.

Suggestion and Innovation award scheme to reward your best ideas.

Occupational health support and advice.

Mentors from different departments will support you through your first two years.


Research positions in our members companies and academia organisations.


Did you finished college and do you want to start off on the right foot? We have exciting opportunities for recent graduates and international graduates.


Are you looking to find a technical or commercial internship, complete a thesis or take on a position as a working student? We would be happy to support you as best we can.

Innovation cluster has 94 members, 58% coming from industry. We are connecting more than 1300 reaserchers in academia and industry. We are members of many intnational and national associations in manufacturing and partner of many EU initiatives

Industry and research knowledge platform provides industry and research organizations different services (workforce competences, intellectual property, internationalization, entrepreneurship promotion and sustainable-environmental issues) to make transitions towards Factories of the Future clear and focused.
Using ”push pull” principle, with push coming from horizontal networks, cross-sectional areas between vertical value chains and horizontal networks will generate new technology and services “jewels”, which will represent flagship projects directions in area of Factories of the Future.
SRIP Factories of the Future creates and supports business and research synergies in the area of Factories of the Future for new products, services and technologies penetration on the global market with concentration on niche areas, thus putting Slovenia among the prominent European providers of such solutions.


Contact person

Živa Antauer

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