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How EFSI benefits SMEs in Europe - PBZ case study: Dental Center Ces (Croatia), healthcare

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Only a couple years after completing his studies in dental medicine at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka, young dentist Josip Čes decided to set up his own business. The idea proved to be a success and “soon after I started, my wife joined me, then my brother, and so on. The company became a true family business,” he explains.

Dental Center Čes is located in central Osijek, Croatia, and provides services in the field of cosmetic and restorative dental medicine, implantology and oral surgery and dentistry. With a strong focus on the customer, the company is constantly investing in new technologies and all personnel is undergoing regular training courses in Croatia and abroad to keep improving technical expertise.

In order to ensure that the company is equipped with the best technological solutions, namely for the production of the most demanding prosthetic and cosmetic constructions, significant investment is required. To that end, Dental Center Čes sought a loan from PBZ, backed by EIF under the EU’s Investment Plan for Europe. This financing was used to purchase equipment, such as a 3D printer that can produce various orthodontic appliances.

With business growing, the team soon expanded to 20 persons, and the future is looking bright. “Every year we are expanding and buying new equipment” Josip says, “Ultimately, our aim is to take your ideas and wishes and – with the help of our expertise and technology – turn them into a bright smile!”

Company: Dental Center Čes (Croatia)

Type of business:  healthcare

EIF financing:  COSME LGFEFSI

Financial intermediary: PBZ

For further information abiout EIF intermediaries in Croatia please refer to: http://www.eif.org/what_we_do/where/hr

 

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