The Foundation Donates 106.000 HRK
Friday, Mar 10 2017


A signatory ceremony of the grant funds collected on the 4th Donors Auction held on December 1st, 2016 in a record amount of over 100.000 HRK was held at the University of Rijeka Faculty of Medicine Hall on March 8, 2017.

This, already a traditional auction, organized by the University of Rijeka Foundation and the company Metis, confirmed its success once again, as can be evidenced by the record number of offered pictures and art photographs and the new record of collected funds amounting to 106,920.00 HRK.

With this edition of the auction, funds were raised for humanitarian and scientific purposes and a total of four institutions – the Rehabilitation Centre Rijeka, the Daily Rehabilitation Center ''Slava Raškaj'', the Center for Biomodelling and Innovation in Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine and the University of Rijeka Foundation (Students for the knowledge society Fund).

The contract signing ceremony was attended by: the Director of the Foundation, Assistant Professor Iva Rinčić, Ph.D., the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, professor Tomislav Rukavina, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Sven Maričić, Ph.D., on behalf of the Center for Biomodelling and Innovation in Medicine, the Director of the Rehabilitation Centre Rijeka, professor Gordana Saršon, the Director of the Daily Rehabilitation Center ''Slava Raškaj'', professor Ankica Sušić, and the CEO of the company Metis, engineer Jerry Pajić.

With his final word and handing over the certificate of donation, the Director of the company Metis, Jerry Pajić, pointed out that the auction of paintings is a positive example of the contribution to the changes in the society and a secure implementation of the 5th Donor auction of paintings in December this year.