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Welcome to a world where heritage meets innovation, where the past and future intertwine to create something truly remarkable. This is the vision of the ID20 Institute, a pioneering organisation nestled in the heart of Idrija, Slovenia. With its rich history as a former global mercury mining powerhouse and its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Idrija provides the perfect backdrop for the groundbreaking work of the ID20 Institute.

Our Inspiration

The drive to push the boundaries of heritage innovation led a group of dynamic young entrepreneurs and enthusiasts to establish the ID20 Institute. Their mission? To fuse the rich tapestry of Idrija's heritage with cutting-edge technology, fostering groundbreaking advancements in business, service, and creativity sectors.

Why Collaborate with ID20?

Professionalism at Its Core

  • At ID20, we pride ourselves on our team's professionalism. Comprising young, highly skilled experts in architecture, business development, design, and heritage innovation, we are equipped to turn visionary ideas into reality.

Personalised Project Management

  • Understanding that each project is unique, we adopt a personalized, result-driven approach to project management. This ensures not only the highest quality outcomes but also solutions tailored to meet specific needs and objectives.

The Power of Collaboration

  • We believe in the strength of collaboration. By forging inclusive networks of professionals and entrepreneurs, we embrace a collective approach to problem-solving, ensuring the best possible results for all involved.

Unwavering Commitment

  • When it comes to ambitious ideas, we're all in. Our dedication to the success of our partners' projects is unwavering. We're not just supporters; we're committed partners in the journey towards innovation.

The Backbone: Idrija 2020 Association

The roots of ID20 lie in the Idrija 2020 Association, which brings together over 40 young activists and supporters. Since its inception in 2012, the association has been a catalyst for youth development, focusing on areas like local strategic development, entrepreneurship, and heritage revitalisation. Its ultimate goal is to transform Idrija into a youth-friendly municipality.

With the founding of the ID20 Institute, the association extends its reach, dedicating resources to research, promote, and support the next level of cultural heritage innovation.

Join Us in Shaping the Future

The ID20 Institute stands at the forefront of blending heritage with innovation, charting a new course for Idrija and beyond. Whether you're a professional, entrepreneur, or enthusiast in the realms of heritage, business, or creative sectors, we invite you to join us in this exciting journey. Together, we can take heritage innovation to new height.

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