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Finding cooperation partners

External cooperation partners can make a major contribution to the success of projects, especially when they involve innovative concepts. We help you find the right cooperation partners for your project - regardless of whether you are looking for companies or research institutes in Austria or abroad.

Our support and mediation includes

  • Establishing contact with potential sales partners and providing comprehensive support for entering the market in Upper Austria
  • Finding potential cooperation partners in industry clusters, science and research
  • Providing international cooperation partners for your projects
  • Reliable process support for acquisition projects in Upper Austria
  • Getting site-specific operations support

Cluster cooperation partner

From our clusters you have a choice of more than 1900 partner businesses from nine different industry sectors available for innovative cooperation projects. Our competence network consists of manufacturing companies, retail companies, leading service providers, training and research institutes as well as other qualified institutions. You may search our partner databases to look for specific competencies and matching cooperation partners.


Partner databases and cooperation projects

You can use our partner databases to look for specific competencies and matching cooperation partners. An overview of cooperation projects already implemented is provided under "Cooperation projects". A wide range of funding opportunities are available to you for cooperation projects.

International cooperation partners

We search for and find international cooperation partners and buyers interested in your innovations and technologies. We are a meeting place for European project partners with Horizon 2020, Eurostars and EUREKA projects. We use the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), which with more than 600 partner organisations in 60 countries and more than 3000 experts, is the largest service network in the world.


Our services include:

  • Surveying the advantages and application possibilities for your technology and providing introductions to users
  • Establishing your technology requirements and making available suitable solution providers
  • Identifying your R&D priorities and mediating European funding projects
  • Initiating personal contacts with potential cooperation partners

Access to more than 8000 international cooperation opportunities:

In our Marketplace you will find firm offers of cooperation within your industry and technology sector.

>> Technology marketplace Enterprise Europe Network


Experts from research institutes

As part of our neutral technology consultation initiative "TIM – Technology and Innovation Management" take the opportunity to work with experts in university and non-university research centres as well as technical colleges. This is an easy way to find suitable R&D partners to help you implement innovations while making the most efficient use of the available resources.


More information on TIM 

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Markus Mair

Project Manager

Mediation of international cooperation and business partners in the field of technology and research, Enterprise Europe Network www.biz-up.at/een

Mobile: +43 664 848 1250
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Roland Nöbauer

Project Manager

Advice on R&D cooperations, regional and national funding programmes for technology

Mobile: +43 664 848 1244