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Could Croatian smart benches soon be in the UK? Could Croatian smart benches soon be in the UK?

Great Britain and Ireland to get Croatian smart benches

Written by  Oct 13, 2017

The Croatian company Include has announced its entry to the markets of Great Britain and Ireland with their Steora smart bench.

One of the leading European manufacturers of innovative solutions for ‘’smart cities’’ headed by a young innovator and an ‘’IT genius’’ Ivan Mrvos from Solin near Split, presented the Steora smart bench to the public at the Croatian Embassy in London on the 11th of October 2017. Many respected guests who are relevant to the field of renewable energy resources, technology and environment, as diplomatic representatives from other countries attended the presentation.

This is the first presentation of many that will be held within the pilot project ‘’Smart bench on a tour’’. The Steora smart bench will be touring Croatian embassies throughout Europe where it will be exhibited for a week.

couple sitting on smart bench


The main aim of the Include company is to increase its presence in 30 countries by the end of this year. The company currently employs 40 people and is the largest Croatian manufacturer of smart benches.

The Steora smart bench is a green invention ideal for cities, parks, airports, marinas, business and shopping centres. It includes batteries, which are powered by solar panels; they provide internet access and the possibility to charge mobile phones and laptops by USB charger. Steora also gathers data about air quality, humidity, city noise, displays advertising, and provides light at night.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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