Allianz Bayern Innovativ: Bavaria’s Cluster Campaign
A basis for global competence: Bavaria’s clusters
An Opportunity for Companies: Bavarian Cluster Competence
The activities of the Bavarian cluster initiative take up these capabilities and promote the formation of networks among participating companies as well as between companies and research establishments: as a basis for developing new products and production processes as well as for positioning companies in growth markets. For each Bavarian cluster, platforms are created that bring together companies, research establishments and universities, permit intensive cooperation and hence release innovative potential.
Controlled Synergy: Cluster Management
The main tasks of the cooperation platforms are to establish and maintain a contact network of companies, research establishments, associations, investors, support institutions, consultants and other players in the cluster in question. In order to ensure that the cooperation platforms can function successfully, the cluster spokesmen and the cluster management specifically build structures for contact and communication between industry and science as the motors driving the cluster process and encourage innovative projects.
The relevant cluster management is the contact partner throughout Bavaria for the existing cluster networks. It assists with the organization of events, promotes the creation of thematic profiles and development of potential and highlights new fields of application and projects, the implementation of which is then left to the discretion and responsibility of the cluster companies.
With Bavaria at the Spearhead: Innovation Policy Combined With Corporate Zeal
Since the 1960s, the Bavarian State Government has consistently developed its research infrastructure. With 112 universities, 17 Universities of Applied Sciences, 12 Max Planck Institutes, nine institutes of the Fraunhofer Society and the three major research establishments, Bavaria now has an excellent research landscape to offer. Over the last decade, the State Government has substantially improved the innovative strength of major sectors and forward-looking fields of technology with its "Offensive Zukunft Bayern" programme designed to make Bavaria fit for the future and its High-Tech Initiative. In conjunction with a comprehensive range of support instruments for research and development projects, Bavaria is now one of the most attractive and efficient technology locations in Europe:
The cluster campaign consistently pursues Bavarian innovation policy, thus enabling the State Government to boost the competitiveness of industry in Bavaria. This will secure and create jobs in all parts of the State. Further information can be obtained under www.cluster-bayern.de/invest_in_bavaria/
The contact partner for general queries about Bavaria's cluster campaign is the Cluster Policy Department in the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology (www.stmwivt.bayern.de).
"KEY TECHNOLOGIES" COMPANY DATABASE
With its new company database "Key Technologies in Bavaria", Bayern International provides free comprehensive information about Bavarian companies, institutions from the fields of research, technology transfer and network management, but also about specialized agencies and associations. It operates in two languages and is available as an up-to-the-minute online company database. With the help of "Key Technologies in Bavaria" companies can find potential business partners and cooperations can be formed in Germany and abroad.
The following key technologies are covered by the current version of the database:
If your company is based in Bavaria and fits one of our Key Technologies, make use of the opportunity and present and register your enterprise in our database free of charge!
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