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For researchers

Standortagentur Tirol provides a wide range of services to support you as a researcher with your work and to speed up knowledge transfer to businesses.

Applied research needs coordinated cooperation between science and business. Standortagentur Tirol offers researchers at universities and R&D institutes a comprehensive cooperation service package:

Networking
Standortagentur Tirol helps universities and research institutes work together with companies on technology and innovation projects e.g. with its five clusters. Researchers benefit from the expertise of specialist partners as well as local companies and a simple technology transfer. Expand your network and meet new cooperation partners at partner meetings, industry events, workshops, information and specialist events, field trips and technical visits, qualification activities and trade fair participation.

Innovation
Standortagentur Tirol provides researchers at universities and R&D institutes with their expertise to push growth and innovation even more efficiently. Recognise potential, implement creative stimuli and carry out concrete plans. With project assistance and coordination, cooperation in the clusters, the EEN - Enterprise Europe Network - and creation of endowment chairs.

Start-up
Establish new roots and take your research results to the market with your own business. Researchers who want to found a company to launch their developments will benefit from the start-up service provided by Standortagentur Tirol and its investor networks. Furthermore. Standortagentur Tirol can support you through its involvement in transidee, the Transfer centre at the University of Innsbruck, and CAST, the Center for Academic Spin-Offs Tyrol, well as with comprehensive funding advice. The adventure X competition and the 120 Seconds of Opportunity ideas competition will provide you with start-up support for your business.

Funding
Standortagentur Tirol gives Tyrolean research institutes and companies advice and assistance with using research, technological and innovation programmes financed by the state of Tyrol, the Austrian government as well as the European Union.

Project management
From the idea to its successful implementation: Standortagentur Tirol helps you implement your project ideas. Together with you, we examine the feasibility as well as the opportunities and risks of your project, increase your project's sustainability and added value and find the right partners in business, science, F&E and the public sector.

Location marketing
Your project will gain additional visibility thanks to the national and international marketing of the business and science location of Tyrol carried out by Standortagentur Tirol. To this end our agency employs a wide spectrum of marketing tools including the cultivation of contacts to opinion leaders, direct communication with investors and investor seminars, targeted marketing activities and participation at international trade fairs together with companies from the Tyrolean clusters. Several hundred thousand people are reached in this way every year.

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