Antonija Mrsic has been working in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation since 2005, designing and implementing national and EU/international strategies and programs for enhancing enterprises’ competitiveness level, their innovation capacity and performance. Prior to that, her professional experience was in business development and quality management, mostly in tourism and business education sector. Ms. Mrsic currently works at the Croatian Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts as Head of Sector for International Cooperation and Innovation. She is a PhD Candidate in Public Policy and Development at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
This instrument will provide start-ups with seed-money for the commercialization phase of their innovative projects/ideas. This support serves as leverage in preparation for the next round of investment from private/VC or similar sources.