International Network

The Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH and its Comet K2 Competence Center is an active member of economic and scientific international networks. An excerpt of these networks can be found here:

The Automotive Cluster (AC) of Business Upper Austria is a cross-industry network of the automotive sector. Wir initiieren, fördern und koordinieren die erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit von Unternehmen. As an interface between partner companies, research institutions and decision-makers, we also work to improve the international visibility of Austria as an automotive location.

ESBS-Austria (Electronics and Software Based Systems) – formerly ECSEL-Austria – acts as a technology platform to drive forward projects of Austrian industrial companies for the development of microelectronics, creates synergies and serves as a multiplier. ESBS-Austria is thus an enabler of the European Chips Act.

Die European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) ist ein branchenorientierter Verband, der die Entwicklung neuer und innovativer Produktionstechnologien fördert.

Fluid Power Net International (FPNI) is a worldwide community for networking in the field of fluid power and fluid technology.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

The Adaptronics Competence Network offers its members targeted information and a platform for trusting dialog and intensive exchange of experience as well as for initiating and implementing joint projects.

The Mechatronics Cluster (MC) is a network supporting innovative strengths and international competitiveness of companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector.

The PFI – Platform for Innovation Management is the leading organization for innovation management in Austria with currently 174 members from industry, SMEs, research and science.

Silicon-Alps is an Austrian technology and innovation cluster in the area of Electronic Based Systems.

The innovation network Zukunftsallianz Maschinenbau has set itself the goal of strengthening small and medium-sized companies in mechanical engineering and industrial automation technology in particular in global competition. The focus is on product and service innovations as well as the potential for increasing efficiency in all core operational processes.

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. Johann Hoffelner, MSc

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)



+43 732 2468 6004

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