University Science Park of the University of Žilina in Žilina - Phase II.

Operational program

Integrated infrastructure

Information on the Operational Program Integrated Infrastructure 2014 – 2020 can be found at

EU fund

European Regional Development Fund

Call code

OPVaI-VA / DP / 2016 / 1.1.3.-02

Project code in ITMS2014 +


The main goal of the project:

Enhance the research activity by improving the coordination and consolidation of the R&D potential of research institutions.

Name of the project

University Science Park of the University of Žilina in Žilina – Phase II.


University of Žilina in Žilina

Project financing

NFP amount: 2,170,372.05 €

Project implementation period

01/2016 – 04/2018

Co-financed by the Fund

European Regional Development Fund” We support research activities in Slovakia / The project” is co-financed by EU resources. Basic information about the project can be found at University Science Park of the University of Žilina in Žilina.

The specific objectives of the University Science Park project of the University of Žilina in Žilina are:

  • increasing innovation culture, extensive support for applied research and knowledge transfer into practice and support for regional knowledge and innovation development,
  • construction of the physical infrastructure of the science park as a unified technological unit,
  • implementation of top research and development in the field of intelligent transport and production systems.

The University Science Park of the University of Zilina focuses on a scientific approach to solving problems applied in practice, intending to use and integrate the knowledge and experience of scientists and experts from practice.

The main research activities are carried out in the following areas:

Intelligent transport systems with an emphasis on:

  • human factor in transport,
  • monitoring of transport processes,
  • technologies and applications in intelligent transport systems.

Intelligent manufacturing systems with an emphasis on:

  • prototyping in intelligent production systems,
  • solutions for advanced production systems,
  • production technologies and new assembly concepts,
  • modelling and simulation of intelligent production systems.

Advanced materials and technologies with emphasis on:

  • optical fibres and photonic elements,
  • biomedical engineering,
  • unconventional drives.

Information and communication technologies with emphasis on:

  • processing of indeterminate information,
  • photonic applications,
  • knowledge technologies,
  • decision support.