One of the strategic goals of the CRORS is to encourage and popularize projects that apply operational research in business. In order to enhance collaboration among OR academic teachers and researchers, we invite all CRORS members to send us their experience and case studies of applying operational research in practice.


Faculty of Economics in Osijek, University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer in Osijek

Project “Methodological Framework for Efficient Energy Management by Intelligent Data Analytics”, financed by Croatian Science Foundation (IP-2016-06-8350).

The project deals with developing a methodological framework for efficient energy management by intelligent data analytics with the focus on machine learning methods and simulation modelling. The research aims to scientifically contribute the realization of European Commission directives about reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency and using 20% of energy consumption from renewable energy resources until 2020.

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Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, University of Split

Project “User-oriented process (re)design and information systems modelling – a case of smart city services”, financed by Croatian Science Foundation.

In brief – the focus of the research is on user-oriented (re)design of business processes and the development of modern information systems based on smart technologies. Developed concepts and models are tested on specific problems in the domain of smart city services/solutions. For this reason, the involvement of all relevant stakeholders, based on the quadruple helix model was planned from the start.

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