Numerous guests of honour attended the opening of CLC East. JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a member of this knowledge and innovation community for the manufacturing sector.
Leonore Gewessler - Federal Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology - at her opening speech. Photo: JOANNEUM RESEARCH/Harald Mayer
EIT Manufacturing sets out to make Europe the innovation leader in the global production and manufacturing industry.
Ultimately, EIT Manufacturing strives to accelerate innovations that have the potential to improve daily life worldwide, help achieve Europe's ambitious climate goals and ensure that the workforce is equipped to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
To this end, EIT Manufacturing brings together a growing network of high-level industry partners, leading higher education and research institutions from across the region, as well as innovative start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs.
JOANNEUM RESEARCH, with its strategic focus on information and production technologies, is a partner of EIT Manufacturing and therefore part of the network.
On 14 March 2022, the Co-Location Centre East (CLC East) was officially opened. EIT Manufacturing East GmbH (CLC East), one of the 5 Co-Location Centres of the EIT Manufacturing Knowledge and Innovation Community, is located in the Seestadt Technology Centre in Vienna, Austria. CLC East serves 12 countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Harald Mayer from DIGITAL and Prof Dr Michael Hofbaur from ROBOTICS were on site for the opening ceremony.