INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Geofoto

Description
Organisation: 
Geofoto
Acronym: 
Geofoto
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Geofoto is an international company which delivers total geographic information solutions in domain of aerial survey, digital photogrammetry, cadastral survey, production of topographic and cadastral databases, design and creation of geoinformation systems and solutions, as well as digital cartography. Geofoto has leading role in creation of the National Geospatial Standards of Republic of Croatia (CROTIS).
Formal Mandate: 
National Government
Mandate: 
Private consortium (company).
Activities: 
The main activities include: photogrammetry and mapping, technical specifications development, developing and reselling of GIS and data processing software, organizing workshops, participating in national working groups as a consultant, creation of GIS for various clients ranging from private and public companies to local and national government such as: State Geodetic Administration of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Defense, Croatian Mine Action Centre, Croatian Hydrographic Institute, Ministry of Urban Planning and Environmental Protection, City of Zagreb, City of Rijeka, Croatian Roads, PlinaCRO, INA, etc.
Membership: 
Geofoto Zagreb, Geofoto Osijek, Geofoto International, Geofoto Latinoamerica, Geofoto London, Geofoto Dubai, Geofoto Scandinavia, Geofoto Belgrade
Comments: 
• Zvonko Biljecki (CEO of Geofoto) is a member of Croatian NSDI council (since May 2007) • Geofoto is the member of EUROGI (European umbrella organization for geographic information) • Geofoto participated on INSPIRE Conference 2008 that is being held from 23 till 25 June, 2008, in Maribor (Slovenia) • CROTIS
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    Europe, Middle East, Latin America
    Societal Sector
    Private sector
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Development of Conceptual Models and Data Specifications for State Geodetic Administration, Ministry of Defence, Quality control etc. Work in Croatian Standards Institute
    Primary Business
    Surveying, Mapping, Photogrammetry