International Network

The Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH (LLC) including its K2 competence center is an active member in international economic and scientific networks. An extract of these networks can be found here:


The Automotive Cluster (AC) of the Business Upper Austria agency is a cross-industry network for the automotive sector. We initiate, promote and coordinate successful cooperation between companies. As a hub connecting member companies, research institutes and decision-makers we are also committed to raising the international profile of Upper Austria as a centre of the automotive industry. On the following pages, we tell you about our services, projects and key initiatives.
ECSEL-Austria is an industry-driven national research, development and innovation platform representing the technology areas of micro- and nanoelectronics, embedded systems and systems integration.

The European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) is an industry-driven association promoting the development of new and innovative production technologies.

Leitbetriebe Austria is an independent economic network that spans across all industries. It distinguishes and connects exemplary companies within the Austrian economy. Sustainable corporate success, innovation and social accountability are the primary focus during the certification process.
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.
The Alliance Partner Network is a global network of more than 600 companies that produce complete solutions and high-quality products based on Graphical System Design. From the creation of a single product through entire systems and their integration to consulting and training – Alliance Partners have the optimal combination of technical equipment and know-how to solve even the most difficult engineering challenges.
The Mechatronics Cluster (MC) is a supra-branch network for the support of innovative strengths and international competitiveness of companies in the mechanical engineering and plant building sector.
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
Fluid Power Net International (FPNI) is a world wide community for networking in the area of fluid power and fluid techniques.
The Adaptronik Competence Network offers its members targeted information and a platform for trustworthy dialogue and intensive exchange of experience as well as the initiation and implementation of joint projects.
The innovation network Zukunftsallianz Maschinenbau aims to strengthen the small and medium-sized enterprises of mechanical engineering and industrial automation technology in the global competition. The focus is on product and service innovation as well as the potential for increasing efficiency in all core business processes.
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.


Mechatronics Alliance