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ARK J. Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff of more than 950 specializes in natural sciences, life sciences and engineering. The subjects concern production and control technologies, communication and computer technologies, knowledge technologies, biotechnologies, new materials, environmental technologies, nanotechnologies, and nuclear engineering. The Institute has facilities in two locations. The main facilities and the headquarters are on Jamova 39 in Ljubljana, the other location is the Institute's Reactor Center Podgorica located in Dol near Ljubljana. The J. Stefan Institute is named after the distinguished 19th century physicist Jožef Stefan, most famous for his work on the Stefan-Bolzmann law of black-body radiation.

ARK Cankarjev dom has the richest tradition of events management in Slovenia, experience, expertise and qualifications all in one place. The company manifests an exceptional variety of reference events of international and local importance as well as a supreme counselling of experienced professionals in the organization of events of all dimensions and financial frameworks.

ARK IFToMM is the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science. Its mission is to promote research and development in the field of machines and mechanisms by theoretical and experimental methods, along with their practical application.