Members

DTC name and country DTC Germany
DTC web site https://www.steinbeis-europa.de/dtc_en
Role in the network Network coordinator
Hosting organization Steinbeis 2i GmbH (S2i)
Description of the hosting organization Steinbeis 2i GmbH (S2i) was founded in 2016 as a 100 % spin-off of Steinbeis-Europa-Zendrum (SEZ). SEZ of the Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH, is a non-profit organization and belongs to the Steinbeis Foundation for Economic Promotion. The spin-off Steinbeis 2i GmbH has taken over all 80 staff members and competences from SEZ, so that over 25 years’ experience of SEZ and senior expertise of its staff in building innovation capacities in SME and supporting cross-border research and technology transfer is fully guaranteed and now executed by Steinbeis 2i. Since 2008, SEZ and later S2i has been a member of the regional European Enterprise Network (EEN) consortia and is closely intertwined with the network of more than 1.200 Technology Transfer Centers of the Steinbeis Foundation for Economic Promotion mainly in Baden-Württemberg, but also in other regions in Germany and Europe. The Technology Transfer Centers are mostly attached to research organizations in order to guarantee close connection between R&D and industry. The core activities of S2i are assistance for organizations to participate in European R&D projects and to manage and support international research and innovation projects, to stimulate and support innovation processes in both small and large companies, to coordinate foresight activities as well as exploitation of research results, and to promote transnational technology transfer as well as the stimulation and support of the innovation process in industrial companies and provision of professional training.
Hosting organization web site https://www.steinbeis-europa.de/en/
DTC Manager Name: Robert Gohla

Institution: SEZ

Role at institution:Team Manager/ Senior Project Manager

DTC Manager Name: Daniela Chiran

Institution: SEZ

Role at institution: Senior Project Manager

DTC Manager Name: Miljana Cosic

Institution: SEZ

Role at institution: Project Manager

DTC Address Steinhäuserstr. 12
76135 Karlsruhe
Phone/Fax +49 721 935191 32
E-mail chiran@steinbeis-europa.de

DTC name and country DTC Cluj-Napoca, Romania
DTC web site clujnapoca.dtcnetwork.eu (under construction)
Role in the network Network gate for Romania (western)

Knowledge hub

Hosting organization Hosting organization: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

Description of the hosting organization DTC Cluj-Napoca is hosted by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. From an organizational point of view, the Center presents itself as an open network of offices developed in universities and research organizations in north-western Romania operating independently, under specific regulations of the host institution, but with a certain coordination of the Centre and the DTC Network and applying the good practices gained in common and from the Steinbeis model.

Offices of DTC Cluj-Napoca are present in the following institutions: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca, University “Lucian Blaga” of Sibiu.

Hosting organization web site www.utcluj.ro
DTC Manager Name: Sorin Popescu

Institution: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Role at institution: Professor

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DTC Address Bd. Muncii 103-105, Room M109, 400641 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Phone/Fax +40-264-202780 (phone)

+40-264-415710 (fax)

E-mail posorin@gmail.com
DTC Offices
DTC Office 1 – Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Name: Mihai Dragomir
Role at institution: Associate professor
Email: mihai.dragomir@muri.utcluj.ro
Phone: + 40-264-202796
Address: Bd. Muncii nr. 103-105, Room M410, 400641 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
DTC Office 2 – University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca
Name: Călin Vac
Role at institution: Associate professor
Email: calin.vac@usamvcluj.ro
Phone: +40-264-542524
Address: Str. Mănăştur nr. 3-5, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
DTC Office 3 – Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca
Name: New person to be nominated
Role at institution: N/A
Email: N/A
Phone: +4-0264-405300, int. 5114
Address: Str. Universității, nr. 7-9, 400091 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
DTC Office 4 – University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca
Name: Ioana Neagoe
Role at institution: Professor
Email: ioana.neagoe@umfcluj.ro
Phone: + 40-374-834140
Address: Str. Louis Pasteur nr. 4, et. 3, 400349 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
DTC Office 3 – University “Lucian Blaga” of Sibiu
Name: Claudiu Kifor
Role at institution: Professor
Email: claudiu.kifor@ulbsibiu.ro
Phone: + 40-269-217278
Address: Bd. Victoriei nr.10, 550024 Sibiu, Romania
 

DTC name and country DTC Nitra, Slovakia
DTC web site http://www.agrobiotech.sk/en/transfer-centre/
Role in the network Network partner, Network gate for Slovakia
Hosting organization Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Description of the hosting organization Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra has attained the position of one of Slovakia’s leading universities in the period since it was founded in 1952. The University is consistently rated in the top group for the high quality of its teaching and research in the Slovak Republic. The University cultivates close and productive links with its local and regional community and will continue to expand its work at an international level in both teaching and scientific research. We have a strong tradition of working in collaboration with business and industry and playing an active role in economic regeneration. The university provides education in the field of agriculture and related research areas such as: Agro biology, Food resources, sustainable agriculture, Agricultural production, biotechnology, food technology, Engineering of agricultural machinery and equipment, Computerization and automation of agricultural equipment, Operation of energy facilities on agricultural production, Gardening and landscape design, Economics and Management, International trade in agricultural commodities, Marketing, Development of rural tourism, Project management for rural development, Lifelong learning, etc.
Hosting organization web site https://www.uniag.sk/en/
DTC Manager Name: Danka Moravčíková

Institution: Slovak University of Agriculture

Role at institution: Director of the SUA Office for Project and Transfer Activities

DTC Address Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
Phone/Fax +421 37 6414692, +421 37 6414949, +421 918815573
E-mail danka.moravcikova@uniag.sk
DTC Offices
DTC Office 1 – Bioeconomy Cluster
Name: Katarína Blicklingová
Role at institution: Director
Email: info@bioeconomy.sk
Phone: +421 904 997 577
Address: Piaristická 2, 94901 Nitra, Slovakia

DTC name and country DTC Novi Sad, Serbia
DTC web site
Role in the network Network partner, Network Entry Point for Serbia
Hosting organization University of Novi Sad
Description of the hosting organization The University of Novi Sad, with more than 50,000 students and 5,000 employees, is one of the largest educational and research centers in Central Europe. It belongs to the group of comprehensive universities, which are characterized by providing nearly all fields of higher education.

Offers around 400 accredited study programs at the level of Bachelor, Master, Specialist and Doctoral studies.

The University of Novi Sad has a well-developed research infrastructure and great potential for innovation. The Central Library and the Faculty and Institute libraries offer a rich array of publications that cover all relevant scientific areas and enable access to large electronic databases. Resulting from a special agreement on cooperation, researchers, professors and students have access to the Matica Srpska Library, the oldest Serbian scientific and cultural institution, founded in 1826, which offers more than three million publications. The University encompasses around 250 laboratories. Of special significance to the strengthening of innovativeness is the Technology Park of the University of Novi Sad. With the support of the Faculty of Technical Sciences, around 140 start-up and spin-off companies have been founded, mainly in the IT sector. Some of these companies implement projects for large international corporations and have contributed to Novi Sad becoming recognized internationally as a “Software Valley”.

Hosting organization web site http://www.uns.ac.rs 
DTC Manager

 

Name: Prof. Dr. Stevan Stankovski

Institution: University of Novi Sad

Role at institution: Vice Rector for Science and Research

DTC Manager Deputy Name: Prof. Dr. Milan Martinov

Institution: Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad

Role at institution: Head of Chair for Biosystems Engineering

DTC Address Dr Zorana Đinđića 1, 21102 Novi Sad, Serbia
Trg Dositeja Obradovica 6, 21102 Novi Sad, Serbia
Phone/Fax +381 063 507262
+381 631039200
E-mail stevan@uns.ac.rs
milanmartinov@uns.ac.rs

DTC name and country DTC Slavonija, Baranja and Srijem, Croatia
DTC web site http://www.ra-vsz.hr/dtc/
Role in the network Entry point for the area of Slavonija, Baranja and Srijem, Eastern Croatia; Network partner
Hosting organization Vukovar-Srijem County Development Agency (Regional Development Agency)
Description of the hosting organization Public institution established by the regional authority dealing with preparation and implementation of development projects for regional and local authorities, serving as enterprise supporting institution, preparing Development Plans all other strategic development documents for the County
Hosting organization web site www.ra-vsz.hr
DTC Manager  Name: Vedrana Džoić

Institution: Vukovar-Srijem County Development Agency

Role at institution: Head of Department for International Cooperation and EU Affairs

DTC Address A. Aksamovic 31, 32100 Vinkovci, Croatia
Phone/Fax +385 32 300 580 / + 385 32 339 997
E-mail vdzoic@ra-vsz.hr
uprava@ra-vsz.hr
 DTC Offices

DTC Office 1 – Hosting Institution: Eko-sustav Ltd.
Name: Mihajlo Nagy
Role at institution: Head of Department for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources
Email: mihajlo.nagy@eko-sustav.hr
Phone: +385 32 550 678, +385 98 909 82 07
Address: Županijska 9, 32000 Vukovar, Croatia

DTC Office 2 – Hosting Institution: CEKOM – Competence Center for research and Development Ltd.
Name: Ivan Ambroš
Role at institution: Director
Email: ambros@cekom.hr
Phone: +385 32 540 685, +385 99 639 6449
Address: Ohridska 17, 32100 Vinkovci, Croatia

DTC name and country DTC – Pannon, Hungary
DTC web site
Role in the network Network partner, Network gate for Hungary
Hosting organization Pannon Business Network Association
Description of the hosting organization Pannon Business Network Association was founded in 2006, with the participation of the regional Clusters and Industrial Parks. As a leading public economic development organization in the West Pannon region we are supporting the Hungarian national and regional goals like the creation of new jobs and improvement of competitiveness with complex and integrated programs.PBN maintains close cooperation with regional and international economic, industrial institutions. Basic purpose of it is to strengthen the internationalization activities of local small and medium-sized business sector.Activities are strongly enabled by European Union funds, having realized over 60 international projects (Lead Partner in 4 projects) with more than 300 European partners. The thematic activities of PBN Association are:- SME support (benchmarking, auditing, innovation voucher, business meetings);- industry-specific actions (cluster strategic management for the Professional Metal Industry and Vocational Cluster);- planning services (Territorial Operative Program, further EU-programming). Currently, as a contracted strategic partner of Vas County, PBN has been participated in the planning of structural funds for 2014-2020 of the region.PBN is also active in preparing country reports, case studies, feasibility studies of public money investments of Hungary, market researches focusing on SME competitiveness.In the recent 4 years focus was shifted towards digitalization. PBN is responsible nationally for the co-ordination and implementation of the High-Growth-Company development of the manufacturing sector, reaching 300 SMEs in mechatronics, wood and food sectors. PBN has been founded AmLab – Advanced Manufacturing Digital Innovation Hub which organization is dedicated to be a training and research facility supplier of the manufacturing SMEs.Its objective is to translate the digitalization vocabulary into tangible added value performance on the shop floor. Key areas of competency are polymer printing, sensor technology and collaborative robotics. This latter has two thematic orientation – collaborative robots in the field of operator work and integration of sensor technology with robotics.PBN employs 23 professionals working at 3 regional offices. Within our work we value our independence, integrity and partnerships. Our staff and experts are dedicated professionals from academia and consultancy, who share best practices both within our company and with our partners internationally.
Hosting organization web site www.pbn.hu
DTC Manager  Name: Balázs Barta PhD

Institution: Pannon Business Network Association

Role at institution: managing director

DTC Address 9027 – Győr, Gesztenyefa u 4.
Phone/Fax +3694505003
E-mail barta@pbn.hu

DTC name and country DTC Bucharest, Romania
DTC web site https://upb.ro/en/dtc (under construction)
Role in the network Network gate for South-Muntenia and Bucharest-Ilfov Development Regions from Romania
Hosting organization University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
Description of the hosting organization University POLITEHNICA from Bucharest – UPB is the largest and most prestigious technical university from Romania, classified, in the top 12 universities, as “University for advanced research and education” by the Ministry of Education Research Youth and Sports. Its mission is to offer educational services, to research and innovate at the highest professional standards, oriented towards the knowledge society, for a sustainable development of the social and economic environment in which UPB is integrated.UPB took a strategically decision for an entrepreneurial orientation, its mission being seen as an intersection of education  – by professional formation, by scientific research formation – by producing knowledge and innovation as main objectives of the knowledge society and economy. UPB undertakes the concepts of entrepreneurial and innovative university both in what regards human capital formation and scientific research.UPB is member of Enterprise Europe Network, consortium PROSME (http://een-romania.ro/en/prosme/).
Hosting organization web site https://upb.ro/en/
DTC Manager  Name: Prof. Alexandru MARIN

Institution: University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

Role at institution: Director of Technology Transfer Office

DTC Address 313, SPLAIUL INDEPENDENTEI, Rectorat Building – room R408, Bucharest, RO-060042
Phone/Fax 004-021.4029.584
E-mail alexandru.marin@upb.ro

DTC name and country DTC Maribor, Slovenia
DTC web site  –
Role in the network Entry point; Network partner
Hosting organization University of Maribor
Description of the hosting organization University of Maribor is one of the main higher education institutions in Slovenia. It has 17 faculties and is home to cca. 15000 students. The university is involved in numerous international research and innovation projects, including initiatives that are part of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.
Hosting organization web site http://www.um.si
DTC Manager Name: Peter Alešnik

Institution: University of Maribor

Role at institution: Head of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office

Contact person for collaboration: Maja Sušec, Senior Project Officer, maja.susec2@um.si

DTC Address Slomškov trg 15, 2000 Maribor
Phone/Fax +386 2 23 55 375
E-mail peter.alesnik@um.si
DTC Offices
DTC Office 1 – DIH UM (Digital Innovation Hub)
Name: Muhamed Turkanović
Role at institution: Head of DIH UM
Email: muhamed.turkanovic@um.si
Phone: +386 (2) 22 07 351
Address: Koroška cesta 46, 2000 Maribor, Slovenija
 

DTC name and country DTC Zagreb, Croatia
DTC web site
Role in the network Network partner
Hosting organization Croatian Chamber of Economy
Description of the hosting organization CCE is an independent professional and business organisation for all legal entities engaging in business within the Republic of Croatia and it has the largest database of information within and covering the Croatian economy. CCE represents all the business entities established at the territory of the Republic of Croatia. Today it has more than 140.000 active members, out of which almost 99% being SMEs. Over the years, CCE has established strong network with relevant public stakeholders in Croatia, partners in neighbouring countries and the EU. CCE actively supports its members’ interests before the government and EU institutions aiming to create stable business environment and better investment climate. Over the past 10 years, CCE has been a partner in more than 160 EU funded projects.Croatian Chamber of Economy consists of, apart from Headquarters in Zagreb, twenty-one county chambers. Being aware of the importance of stronger ties between the science and the industry, the CCE has established a Centre for Industrial Development as a nucleus of institutionalized cooperation to ensure the implementation of the relevant national strategies, especially S3, industrial and Innovation strategy.Continuously the CCE monitors and analyses the economic trends and assesses needs and potential opportunities for the business in the strategic sectors, providing a link between the science, research and industry. Through the work of Division for technological development and IT, CCE tends to create an attractive R&D environment.
Hosting organiz. web site www.hgk.hr
DTC Manager Name: Mateo Ivanac

Institution: Croatian Chamber of Economy

Role at institution: Head of Innovation System Department

DTC Address Rooseveltov trg 2, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Phone/Fax +385 1 207 8001/+385 1 207 8003
E-mail mivanac@hgk.hr
Contact persons
Name: Tina Pahić
Role at institution: Senior Advisor
Email: tpahic@hgk.hr
Phone: +385 1 207 8033
Address: Nova cesta 7, Zagreb 10000
Name: Sandra Oštrić Prlina
Role at institution: Senior Advisor
Email: sostric@hgk.hr
Phone: +385 1 207 8040
Address: Nova cesta 7, Zagreb 10000
Name: Željka Rajković
Role at institution: Senior Advisor
Email: zrajkovic@hgk.hr
Phone: +385 1 207 8010
Address: Nova cesta 7, Zagreb 10000

DTC name and country DTC Ruse, Bulgaria
DTC web site https://www.uni-ruse.bg/centers/TSTT (under construction)
Role in the network Network gate for Bulgaria
Hosting organization University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”
Description of the hosting organization The University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev” is an autonomous state higher school. The DTC is incorporated in the Research and Development activities of the University and is part of its Research & Development Sector (R&DS). Its main objective is to organize and support administratively and financially the research, development and implementation activities of the University. The rights for establishing business contacts with state and private organizations and companies on behalf of the University have been delegated to the R&D Sector.
Hosting organization web site http://www.uni-ruse.bg/en
DTC Manager  Name: Tzvetelin Gueorguiev

Institution: University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”

Role at institution: Manager of the Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Centre, Principal Assistant at the Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

DTC Address Bulgaria, 7017 Ruse, 8 Studentska Str., Building 1, room 1.316
Phone/Fax +359-889-631080 / +35982 845 708
E-mail tzgeorgiev@uni-ruse.bg

DTC name and country DTC Craiova, Romania
DTC web site http://www.ipacv.ro/index.php?cPath=services&nav_id=incubator
Role in the network Entry point, network partner, network gate for Southern Romania
Hosting organization IPA CIFATT Craiova, Romania
Description of the hosting organization IPA CIFATT, born in 1980, is an industrial integration systems, engineering company, software developer in automation and IT field. IPA CIFATT is an ISO 9001 certified company.

1995 – Incubation, Entrepreneurs Formation and Technology Transfer Center – Authorized (no.1) by Romanian Ministry of Education and Research;
1999 – Regional Consulting Center for financing by partnership in European projects; IPA Craiova created a network of Stakeholders (SME, NGO, Universities, R&D Units, Local Administration) and large contacts in EU.
2000 – R&D Excellence Center;
2004 – IRC Innovation Relay Center for Romania;
2006 – President of ARoTT Romanian Association for Technology Transfer and Innovation;
2006 – Coordination of Regional Poll of Competitiveness trough innovation, technology transfer;
2007 – Ro 4 Europe, partner Enterprise Europe Network;
2008 – Vice-President of the Romanian Committee for Innovation; INNOVATION Programme – Expert;
2008 – Member of the General Assembly of the European Technology Platform in Industrial Safety;
2009 – Member of FP7 / SME Programme Committe Research in benefit of SMEs;
2009 – Region of Knowledge – Technical support for NCP;
2010 – Member of INNOVA – The Knowledge Intensive Services (KIS-IP), Expert Validation Platform (EVP);
2012 – Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dolj County – Vice-President, from 2014 President;
2014 – Member of the DTC – Danube Transfer Centers Network;
2015 – Member and coordinator of the Dorothy Cluster on Urban Logistics, member of the Dorothy Network.

Consultancy Center for SMEs;

Promotes patents and innovatives ideas by projects of applied research – technologic transfer – manufacturing.

Hosting organization web site http://www.ipacv.ro
DTC Manager  Name: Gabriel Vladut

Institution: IPA CIFATT

Craiova, Romania

Role at institution: Industrial engineering company, research activity; Business and Technology Center

DTC Address Stefan cel Mare Street no 12, Craiova, 200130, Dolj County, Romania
Phone/Fax +40251-412290; +40251-418882,
E-mail office@ipacv.ro

DTC name and country DTC CUAS, Austria
DTC web site https://www.fh-kaernten.at/studium/wirtschaft-management
Role in the network Network Partner
Hosting organization FH Kärnten gemeinnützige Privatstiftung / Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS), Austria
Description of the hosting organization CUAS has carried out more than 140 local, regional, national and European research projects with approximately 150 partners from public, private and civil sector, including several applied projects on smart city, innovation management and regional development. CUAS maintains a strong network (e.g. joint conferences, work shops, projects, awards, know-how transfer) of actors with policy addressing capacity at the local (Stadt Villach, Stadt Klagenfurt, Lakeside Labs GmbH) and regional (Regional Government, Regional/Leader Management, Federation of Regional Industries, Start Up Hub Carinthia) level and is regularly consulted for advice and support in the regional development and innovation domain.
Hosting organization web site https://www.fh-kaernten.at
DTC Manager  Name: FH-Prof. Dr. Dietmar Brodeli

Institution: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

Role at institution: Head of the study area Business & Management, Programme management of Business Management

DTC Address Villacher Straße 1, 9800 Spittal/Drau, Austria
Phone/Fax +43 (0)5 90500-2400
E-mail d.brodel@fh-kaernten.at

DTC name and country DTC Iași, Romania
DTC web site www.dtc.tuiasi.ro (under construction)
Role in the network Network partner, Network entry point for North-East Region Romania
Hosting organization Technical University Gheorghe Asachi from Iași
Description of the hosting organization Technical University Gheorghe Asachi from Iasi is among the oldest and well-known institutions from the country, having an important tradition in engineering, scientific and cultural education, with a distinguishable presence on the international level. The University is highly receptive to the embracement of the European system values, both in education in research, being fully aware of the importance of its both national and international responsibilities. The university has resources of intelligence and creativity, as well as the necessary competence for accomplishing the complex mission to generate, preserve, disseminate and apply the accumulated scientific knowledge.In 2018, TUIASI has accredited the Technological Transfer Centre POLYTECH focused on stimulating and supporting the innovation processes by coordinating foresight activities as well as the exploitation of research results with specific benefits for the regional / national small and medium size enterprises. Relevant forms of contribution to transfer research embedded knowledge towards community members include: research projects of specialized groups, educational projects of multidisciplinary groups, consultancy projects of individuals, preliminary studies for urban developments, implementation of new technologies within the regional community, participation by individuals to the growth of the international dimension of the regional community.
Hosting organization web site www.tuiasi.ro
DTC Manager  Name: Dr.-Ing. Nicolae Lucanu

Institution: Technical University Gheorghe Asachi from Iași

Role at institution: Associated Professor, DTC Coordinator

DTC Address Bd. Dimitrie Mangeron, nr. 67, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Phone/Fax +40232212322 / +40232211667
E-mail cercetare@tuiasi.ro, nlucanu@etti.tuiasi.ro