Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (KIS) is the leading research institute in the field of agriculture in Slovenia, marking its 120th anniversary in 2018. Agricultural Institute of Slovenia is the leading research institute in the field of agriculture in Slovenia. It deals with the issues of modern agriculture, performs fundamental, applied, development research and specialist tasks in agriculture, publishes the results of scientific research work as well as professional and supervision work, performs tasks based on authorisations and accreditations, checks the quality of agricultural products and products used in agriculture. The Institute engages in the training of producers, education of young persons and consultation for various users.
Slovenian Center of Excellence for Agricultural Sciences
Joint initiative of Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Aarhus University and Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique is to establish a Slovenian Center of Excellence in Agricultural Sciences . The first, one year, project phase was financed under the European Union’s Research and Innovation Framework Program, Horizon 2020. During this time a business model and 7-year strategy was proposed. The planned activities included among other construction of a new infrastructure.