KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER CENTRES

(Wissenstransferzentrum, WTZ)

The establishment of three regional knowledge transfer centres (WTZ Ost, WTZ Süd, WTZ West), as well as a specialist knowledge transfer centre in the life sciences field (www.wings4innovation.at), represent the contribution of Austrian universities to intensifying the knowledge transfer from science to business and society. Financed by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) under its knowledge transfer centres and IPR exploitation funding programme, these centres are an association of universities and affiliated partners that began their project-related work on 1 August 2014. … [read more]

WISSENSTRANSFER

ZENTRUM OST

The Knowledge Transfer Centre East (WTZ Ost) is a platform and hub not only intended to facilitate the optimal integration of research findings, new discoveries, technologies, inventions and expertise within universities, but also to make these available to business, society and politics. The transfer of knowledge and technology … [read more]

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ZENTRUM SÜD

The Knowledge Transfer Centre South (WTZ Süd) regards itself as a broker of expertise and knowledge between university-based research, science, business and society. New, innovative, creative and multi-disciplinary approaches are relied upon to bundle, optimise and expand the skills and expertise of the cooperation partners from the various specialist … [read more]

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ZENTRUM WEST

The Knowledge Transfer Centre West (WTZ West) has defined its objectives as being to employ joint action and steps in order to sustainably intensify and professionalise knowledge transfer to tap latent commercial opportunities, to intensify and expand its cooperation with business and society as a whole, to pursue … [read more]

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The knowledge transfer centres have been established with
funding from the BMWFW and Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH.

 Bundestministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft      aws - austria wirtschafts service