In the field of professional development, the UIRS (Urbanisticni Institut Republike Slovenije) works on standards, norms and planning criteria. They are involved in the training of urban-planning professionals. This allows them to disseminate their research findings to the right audiences and to build a connection between domestic and foreign research in the fields of urban and regional planning.
Within the broad framework of urban, regional and spatial planning themes, UIRS focuses on: sustainable urban transport planning, integration of planning and mobility and mobility management. UIRS has worked on a number of national and European projects within the 7th Framework Programme and Intelligent Energy Europe, such as MAX, CIVITAS ELAN and CHAMP - Cycling Heroes Advancing Sustainable Mobility Practice (IEE STEER)
They are currently involved in the PTP Cycle - Personalised Travel Planning for Cycling (IEE STEER).
National Bike2Work website: http://www.vtroje.si/