Faculty of Organizational Sciences
University of Maribor, Slovenia
Kidričeva cesta 55a
4000 Kranj
Phone: +368-4-237-4291
Fax: +386-4-237-4365

Andreja Pucihar, Assistant Professor
Head, eMarkets Laboratory
Phone: +368-4-237-4218
Fax: +386-4-237-4365

eCenter joined eMarketServices as National Contact Point for Slovenia.

Field of work


Academic eMarketplace Initiative

The aim of the Academic eMarketplace Initiative is the integration of research and practice for teaching of eBusiness. European Academic Marketplace Initiative is an innovative approach to create a technology-based environment, where students will be able to use recent information technologies to react to the continuously changing demands of business environment.

eMarkets LivingLab is collaborating with Univesity College Dublin, Ireland; Technical Univesity Kosice, Slovakia and in University of Utrecht, The Netherlands in joint eCommerce class. Students are using Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS - modul Oracle Sourcing and iSupplier Portal) for cross-border simulation of procurement and sales business processes. Negotiations and different types of buyer's auctions are also a part of simulation processes.

The project is supported by companies OurSpace, Slovenia and ELES, Slovenia and Oracle, Slovenia.

National Contact Point eMarketServices

eMarket Services makes it easier for companies to find and use electronic marketplaces for international business. The objective of this project by eMarketServices is to develop and maintain a European online portal, serving as a knowledge exchange on business-to-business eMarketplaces. The portal contains neutral and reliable information, which guides SMEs in selecting the most appropriate and trustworthy e-marketplaces and business partners. The EU Commission/DG Enterprise provide co-funding during 2004-2005. eMarket Services is now the official European portal for information on eMarketplaces.