InJo Award 2009

Statistics of the applications for the award and commendations:
• 54 contributions in the category for best journalistic contribution of innovation in the slovenian public media, published in 2008,
• 18 contributions in the category for best contribution on innovation within internal (corporate) media of Slovenian companies, published in 2008
• 23 contributions in the category for best student contribution on innovation
• 67 contributions in the category of best-quality primary / secondary school contribution of innovation in the context of Inco Jr. project.

The awarding ceremony :
• InCo Conference 2009 - Conference on innovation communication, 15th April 2009, Ljubljana

TYPES OF AWARDS

1st CATEGORY – Slovenian (public) media
AWARD for the best journalistic contribution on the topic of
innovation in Slovenian public media published in 2008.

• Samo Kranjec, »Ustanovite slovenski klub inovacijsko odličnih« (Found a Slovenian club for innovation excellence), published on 28 February 2008, in Finance newspaper
COMMENDATION for journalistic contribution on the topic of innovation in Slovenian public media published in 2008.
• Jadran Lenarčič, IJS, for his contribution »Vsi bi delali enako kot doslej, pričakovali pa drugačen rezultat« (Everyone wants to continue working like so far and expects different results), published in September 2008, in Prepletanje magazine
• Jana Petkovšek, Dnevnik, for her contribution »11 milijonov ljudi v socialni ekonomiji« (11 million people in a social economy), published Dnevnik newspaper
• Polona Pibernik, Mediade, for her contribution »Man with a Golden Drum«, published in autumn 2008 in SBR
• Bojana Humar, Manager, for her contribution »Mlade, prodorne, nagajive« (Young, bright, naughty), published in January 2008, in Manager magazine
• Bojana Humar, Manager, for her contribution »Slovenci na Web 3.0« (Slovenians in Web 3.0), published in June 2008, in Manager magazine
• Edita Krajnović, Mediade, for her contribution »Čas je za novo, evropsko, managersko teorijo« (It is time for a new, European management theory), published in Prepletanje magazine
• Franjo Bobinac, Gorenje, for his contribution »Celotna uprava se je odpravila na podiplomski študij« (The entire Management Board enlisted for postgraduate studies), published in September 2008, in Delo newspaper
• Jaka Lucu, Polet, for his contribution »Zakopati tam, kjer nihče noče« (Dig where nobody wants to), published in September 2008, in Polet magazine,
• Nataša Koražija, Finance, for her contribution »Multinacionalka iz Postojne« (A multinational from Postojna), published in April 2008, in Manager magazine

The recipient of the first prize at the InJo awards 2009 received sponsorship from Vibacom to travel to the Innovation Journalism Conference organised by Stanford University in California in May 2009. He also received the InJo statue, an original work by the young
sculptor Lara Reichmann.

2nd CATEGORY - Internal media
AWARD for the best journalistic contribution on the topic of innovation in internal media of Slovenian organisations published in 2008
• Maruša Bertoncelj for her contribution »Čas za inovacijsko komuniciranje. Pridružite se ambasadorjem idej.« (It's innovation communication time. Join the ambassadors of ideas.), published in Škrjanček, Telekom's internal newsletter
SPECIAL COMMENDATION for the best journalistic contribution on the topic of innovation in internal media of Slovenian organisations published in 2008
• Gregor Franič for his contribution »Frencis ali ročna na gumb« (Frencis or button-ativated handbrake), published in ŠkrATech, Atech Group's internal newsletter
• David Sosič and Martin Sosič for their contribution »Merilni mikroskop HAWK QC300« (The HAWK QC300 measuring microscope), published in ŠkrATech, Atech Group's internal newsletter
• Maruša Bertoncelj for her contribution »Čas za inovacijsko komuniciranje. Pridružite se ambasadorjem idej.« (It's innovation communication time. Join the ambassadors of ideas.), published in Škrjanček, Telekom's internal newsletter
• Vesna Petkovšek for her contributions »Ustvarjanje nove generacije« (Creating a new generation) and »Od ideje do rešitve« (From idea to solution), published in Pika na G, Gorenje's internal newsletter

3rd CATEGORY – Students' contributions about innovation
AWARD for the best student contribution on the topic of innovation
• Žiga Vavpotič for his contribution »Unicefova inovativnost rešuje življenja« (Unicef’s innovativeness saves lives), published on www.zigavavpotic.com
SPECIAL COMMENDATION for the best student contribution on the topic of innovation
• Katja Lipovšek for her contribution »Mama&kariera z roko v roki« (Mother&career hand in hand)
• Sabina Belak for her contribution »Samo svoboden je lahko kreativen« (Only the free can be creative)
• Kaja Rangus for her contribution »Inovativni malčki« (Innovative toddlers)
• Žiga Vavpotič for his contribution »Unicefova inovativnost rešuje življenja« (Unicef’s innovativeness saves lives)
• Gregor Zajko for his contribution »Domačija Kren« (The Kren farm)
• Stanka Kos for her contribution »Modna oblikovalka z občutkom lepote« (Fashion designer with an eye for beauty)
• Mojca Bolka for her contribution »Šolanje na principu pozitivne
motivacije - Julka Korenčan« (Education according to the principle of positive motivation – Julka Korenčan)
• Mišela Perko for her contribution »In-Jo članek o Janezu Avguštinu Puharju« (An In-Jo article about Janez Avguštin Puhar)
• Sabina Lokar for her contribution »Genialne ideje iz inkubatorja« (Genius ideas from the Incubator).

The student award was presented within the ‘Student contest for best contribution on innovation’ project, managed and organised by the Ljubljana University Incubator (LUI). The recipient of the first prize received sponsorship from LUI to travel to the Innovation Journalism Conference organised by Stanford University in California in May 2009. He also received a painting by the artist Dominik Maj Lombergar.

4th CATEGORY - Secondary school students’ contributions about innovation
Special commendation for a high-quality secondary school
student contribution on innovation

• Lea Gašparič, Gimnazija Litija, for her contribution »Inovativnost« (Innovation)
Commendation for a high-quality secondary school student
contribution on innovation

• Lea Gašparič, Gimnazija Litija, for her contribution »Inovativnost« (Innovativeness)
• Klaudija Župevc, Brežice Secondary School of Economy and Commerce, for her contribution »Inovacije« (Innovations)

5th CATEGORY - Primary school contribution on innovation
Special commendation for a high-quality primary school
contribution on innovation

• Ines Colarič, Mateja Šutar, Tina Banič, Podbočje Primary Scholl, for their contribution »Med idejo in inovacijo se skriva invencija« (Between idea and innovation lies invention)
Commendation for a high-quality primary school contribution on innovation
• Lea Gašparič, Litija Primary School, for her contribution »Inovativnost« (Innovativeness)
• Anže Gospeti, Benjamin Fele, Litija Primary School, for their contribution »Sanjaj. Ustvarjaj. Služi!« (Dream. Create. Earn!)
• Petra Beja, Litija Primary School, for her contribution »Z jekleno voljo v življenje« (Entering life with iron will)
• Manca Voje, Lavra Zupančič, Litija Primary School, for their contribution »Usmerjanje inovativnosti« (Guiding innovation)
• Ines Colarič, Podbočje Primary School, for her contribution »Kovinska galanterija Colarič« (Colarič Metal Works)
• Marko Kuntarič, Podbočje Primary School, for his contribution »Akrapovič exhaust systems«
• Ines Colarič, Mateja Šutar, Tina Banič, Podbočje Primary Scholl, for their contribution »Med idejo in inovacijo se skriva invencija« (Between idea and innovation lies invention)
• Manuela Altenbaher, Koprivnica Primary School, for her contribution »Water – an endangered source of life«
• Domen Vaupotič, Tone Čufar Primary School, Maribor , for his contribution »Innovative containers for separate collection of waste in the city of Maribor«
• Vesna Lešnik, Danila Kumar Primary School, for her contribution »Inovativnost na splošno« (Innovation in general)
• Toni Klemen, Danila Kumar Primary School, for his contribution »Inovacije-izumi-ljudje« (Innovations-Inventions-People)
• Nina Maslo - Plečnik, Danila Kumar Primary School, for her contribution »Zapor-hotel« (Prison-Hotel)
• Urša Vidmar, Senovo Danila Kumar Primary School, for her contribution »Inovacija« (Innovation)
• Zala Smole, Trebnje Primary School, for her contribution »Inovativnost« (Innovativeness)
• Katarina Končina, Krmelj Primary School, for her contribution »Inovativnost in ustvarjalnost na OŠ Krmelj« (Innovation and creativity at Krmelj Primary School)

6th CATEGORY – special commendation (choice of the InJo Award coordinators)
Special commendation for a systematic approach to raising innovation awareness in Slovenian media in 2008
• Polet magazine (Primož Kališnik, Editor-in-Chief)

7th CATEGORY – InCo Award
SPECIAL COMMENDATION for innovative communication strategies in 2008, awarded by the project coordinators – IPRK, Mediade and Vibacom.
• Telekom Slovenije
• Gorenje, d.d.
• Zavarovalnica Maribor
• Informa ECHO
• BTC
• Atech