Business Advisory Service
Topic of the practice
Support to Companies
Good Practice Information
Competence Centres offer consultations on innovation projects, partner search...The network managers consult their members in identifying business opportunities. SThis individual service improves the innovativeness of the member companies and strengthens the cooperation between regional actors and helps to better exploit the region's potential.
The service is the basic offer for all members. It helps companies to experience new technologies and business fields. The network managers are able to link their member companies to new partners that they know from their large network contacts. For enterprises this service offers access to external know-how but also the chance to get to know new business partners and new customers.
Evidence of success
Competence centers increased their number of participants from around 100 in the beginning to more than 500 members today. These members come from enterprises, research and education facilities. More than 30 concrete innovation projects have been set up and run under the direct involvement and management by Competence Center Mechatronics. At least 3 times more projects have just been enabled.
Contact details to obtain further information on the practice
Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation
Annex completed on: 09-05-2012