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Intervju sa dr.sc. Zlatkom HodakomPredsjednikom Upravnog odbora Hrvatskog klastera konkurentnosti automobilskog sektora

Mr. Zlatko Hodak, PhD
President of the Board of Directors of the Croatian Competitiveness Cluster for Automotive Industry

Dear readers,

Welcome to the websites of the Croatian Competitiveness Cluster for Automotive sector.

There are great challenges in front of the automotive sector in the coming period. To cope with these challenges, the sector must undertake a series of activities, embracing market demands and increased competitiveness on a global scale. To ensure survival and development of automotive sector it’s necessary to continually increase competitiveness and innovation.

Competitiveness cluster is recognised as a tool to realise upcoming tasks, and as a main objective, trying to stimulate networking and stronger member cooperation from private, public and science and research sectors.

The aforementioned networking and cooperation between all relevant stakeholders will enable a more efficient system of work on innovations and product development with greater added value.

With hopes and desires that the competitiveness cluster will realise its goals and contribute to the development of the automotive sector, and with its growth enhance socio-economic development of the Republic of Croatia, we hereby invite all interested automotive sector participants to join the cluster initiative.

Dr.sc. Zlatko Hodak
President of the Management Board
Croatian Competitiveness Cluster of the Automotive Sector

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