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OIKON Ltd. – Institute of Applied Ecology is a leading environmental consultancy in Croatia and the region in the field of sustainable development. It was founded in 1997 in Zagreb, Croatia and has in the past 20+ years managed to successfully complete over 1,300 contracts with 300 clients. The company has the status of a scientific institute awarded by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education.
Areas in which Oikon operates are nature and environmental protection, industrial ecology, renewable energy, natural resource management, environmental modeling, landscape analysis and design, geographic information systems, remote sensing and ICT, feasibility studies, program and project management.
Besides that, the company actively contributes to and fosters the growth of the Earth Observation and Remote Sensing business sectors on regional and EU levels.
In addition to its leading position and vast work experience in Croatia, Oikon has extensive work experience on projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Albania, Turkey, the United Kingdom and Cyprus, and collaborates with meany large leading consulting firms across Europe.
The company is also the UNIGIS Study Centre and an entry point for students from nine Southeast European countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Slovenia and Serbia) who attend online academic study courses in geoinformatics with degrees awarded by the University of Salzburg.