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about us


Tekniker is a RTO located in Eibar (Spain) and specialised in Manufacturing. Tekniker is committed to boosting the innovative capacity of the industry and increasing its technological capabilities to improve its competitiveness in a sustainable way, through the development and application of scientific-technological knowledge. Tekniker specialises in Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Surface Engineering, Product Engineering, and ICT, which enables it to face a green and digital transition.

Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing

Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing Cluster (SA&AM), coordinated by Katowice Special Economic Zone, supports the development of the automotive industry in the Silesia Region and neighbouring regions. SA&AM gathers over 190 members from the automotive and advanced technology sectors and establishes a strong cooperation platform. SA&AM belongs to the prestigious group of Key National Clusters, has GOLD LABEL Cluster Management Excellence and is a member of national and international associations.

MESAP Innovation Cluster

MESAP is the regional innovation cluster of Piemonte (Italy) focused on Smart Products and Manufacturing with more than 240 members including Universities, RTOs, SMEs and start-ups. The cluster has a solid mechatronics background merged in recent years with the latest digital technologies and I4.0; members’ main industrial sectors are manufacturing machines and tools (including robotics), automotive, aerospace, energy, railways, and textile. It is part of a huge European network, including EFFRA, EpoSS, Silicon European Alliance and EIT- Manufacturing to mention a few.

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

AFM, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, is the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Machine Tools, accessories, parts and tools, representing 90% of machine tool and advanced manufacturing technology companies in Spain. AFM, based in San Sebastian and with an office in China (Tianjin), works to promote internationalisation and, through its INVEMA (Foundation for Machine Tool Research) technology unit, the technological innovation of its member companies.

Technische Universität Braunschweig

The Chair of Sustainable Manufacturing & Life Cycle Engineering provides a wide range of core competencies in the fields of Sustainability in Production and Life Cycle Engineering. We developed the concept of Total Life Cycle Management which serves as the framework for our research and education activities which take place in close cooperation with industry.

Danish Board of Technology

The Danish Board of Technology (DBT) is a not-for-profit corporate foundation working for the common good. Our mission is to shape society’s development by informed and forward-looking collaboration between citizens, experts, stakeholders, and decision-makers – both internationally and nationally.

In practice, DBT performs and facilitates technology assessment and foresight, public engagement, Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), and new forms of governance – both in the EU and Denmark.

Technische Universität Dortmund

Since it was founded 52 years ago, the Technical University of Dortmund has gained a special profile, with 17 faculties in natural and engineering sciences, social sciences and cultural studies. The university has around 32,400 students and 6,900 employees, including around 300 professors. The range of courses includes around 80 courses, including classic and innovative subjects, some unique offers and a wide range of teacher training for all school types. The various scientific disciplines are united by a university spirit in which interdisciplinarity and interaction, communication and cooperation are lived. As a result, technological innovation, progress in methods and knowledge are almost programmed at the TU Dortmund.


CIM4.0 is a non-profit organization supported by a public/private partnership ecosystem. Its aim is to provide strategic and operative support for enterprises towards the digital transformation of the industrial ecosystem at local, national and European levels, focusing on the concrete deployment of the innovation-driven project.


F6S is a leading global founder and startup network that helps public sector entities around the world to promote, communicate and disseminate technical and research projects. F6S stands for F-ounder-S. Our mission is to help founders and startups grow to solve the world’s pressing social, economic, environmental, sustainability and innovation problems. In addition to F6S’ work with governmental entities, we also work with corporates, investors, research institutions, programs, universities and others in the global startup ecosystem. F6S tools deliver company growth through grants, partnerships, funding, investment, pilot contracts, partnerships, jobs & talent recruitment, company services and more.