Business support offices at University Novi Sad, Kragujevac, Zenica, Banja Luka and Montenegro

Business Support Offices were established within the TEMPUS project WBCInno ( in order to make the research and innovation potential of universities available to the business environment and to support the development of the ideas of researchers and students.

Business Support Offices
Business Support Offices of five WBC universities -brochure
Kancelarija za poslovnu podrsku Univerziteta Zapadnog Balkana - brošura

Office Objectives:

  • Provide unique access to university knowledge and resources that are offered to the business environment 
  • Develop and maintain a platform for innovation management 
  • Collect, present and promote university research and innovation resources to on-line web catalog
  • Encourage students to creative thinking and development of ideas.
  • Provide logistical support to the development of business incubators and technology parks in the Western Balkans 
  • Prepare specific reports and statistical data for decision making in the management structure of the University


Office activities:

  • Collection of data related to the research and innovation capacity of universities
  • Promote university research and services using and updating catalog of research and innovation potential of universities
  • Establish and maintain a database in the form of on-line catalogs with tools to search and prepare special reports (administrator-level and user-level) 
  • Providing unique access to university resources, equipment, training, research results, patents and licenses that are offered to the business environment
  • The establishment of public-private partnerships and the promotion of modernized services of the University 
  • Development of partnerships with enterprises and connecting researchers and students with business partners
  • Supporting and strengthening the ties with business incubators and technology parks 
  • The organization of the competition for the best student idea 
  • Maintaining a web platform for the  innovation management
  • Combined market share of the other units that deal with the transfer of knowledge and technology 
  • Participation in the process of improving the university regulatory documents and procedures
Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on September 25, 2015
Modified on September 25, 2015