Further networks

As well as its connections to scientists and SMEs from the Bavarian Research Associations, the Enterprise Europe Network, the Canadian provinces Québec and Alberta, as well as Israel, BayFOR also maintains relationships in many other networks. We would be delighted to put you in touch with suitable contacts.

Research Network

Bavarian Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS):

Bavarian Universities (German only)
University of Bavaria e.V. (German only)

Association of the Bavarian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS)

EU Officers at Bavarian Universities (German only)

National non-university research institutes:

Helmholtz Association
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science
Fraunhofer Society
Leibniz Association
Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
German Research Foundation
SECOTOX - International Society of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety


International non-university research institutes:

Dr. Ehrenstorfer GmbH
Mediterranean Scientific Association of Environmental Protection (MESAEP)
New York Academy of Sciences

American Chemical Society

Transfer Centres:

Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH 

KUMAS - Kompetenzzentrum Umwelt (German only)

Transferstellen bayerischer Hochschulen (TBH) (German only)
Technologie-Transfer-Netz-Bayern (German only)
Technology Transfer Water (TTW)
BayDAT –Online: Das Transfer-Portal der bayerischen Hochschulen und Universitäten (German only)


Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Bavarian State Ministry for Science and the Arts

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Berchtesgadener Land mbH (German only)
Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

Industry Network

Enterprise Europe Network Bavaria

Industry associations:

Industrie- und Handelskammer für München und Oberbayern (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer Aschaffenburg (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer zu Coburg (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer für Niederbayern in Passau (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer Nürnberg für Mittelfranken (IHK)

Industrie- und Handelskammer für Oberfranken Bayreuth (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer Regensburg für Oberpfalz/Kelheim (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer Schwaben (IHK) (German only)

Industrie- und Handelskammer Würzburg-Schweinfurt (IHK) (German only)

Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern (HWK) (German only)
Bavarian Industry Association
Association of German Engineers
VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies

Umwelttechnologisches Gründerzentrum (UTG) (German only)


German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy

Brussels Network

Cluster Network

Bayern Innovativ (German only)
Cluster Initiative Bavaria

Cluster Mobility

Bavarian Aerospace Cluster
Cluster Automotive (German only)
Rail Technology Cluster
Cluster Logistik (German only)

Cluster Material Development

Carbon Composites e.V. (CCeV)

Chemistry Cluster Bavaria (CCB)
Cluster Nanotechnology
Cluster Neue Werkstoffe (German only)

Cluster Humans & Environment

Bavarian Biotechnology Cluster

Cluster Energietechnik (German only)
Cluster Ernährung

Bavarian Forestry and Wood Cluster
Cluster Medizintechnik (German only)
Cluster Environmental Technology

Cluster Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Cluster Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Bavaria
Cluster Mechatronik & Automation e.V.
Strategic Partnership for Sensor Technologies

Cluster Cluster Services and Media

Cluster Finanzdienstleistungen (German only)

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