The German-based EIT Manufacturing innovation hub
Driving manufacturing in Central Europe
The Germany-based branch of EIT Manufacturing is called EIT Manufacturing Central gGmbH, also known as Co-Location Center Central or CLC Central for short.
We cover Central Europen countries with our services: Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine. We host and implement various education, innovation and business creation activities of EIT Manufacturing, also supporting entrepreneurial activities locally and on a pan-European level. Our offices are located at Hilpertstraße 31, home to many start-ups, scaleups and co-working spaces, including HUB31, the Technology and Start-up Centre of Darmstadt.
City of science in the heart of Germany
Darmstadt, Germany, is in the southern part of the Frankfurt Metropolitan Region. A major centre of high-tech companies, scientific institutions and universities, Darmstadt is often referred to as the “city of science”. It’s also renowned for its Artists’ Colony, which refers to a group of Art Nouveau artists as well as the magnificent Art Nouveau buildings in which these artists lived and worked around the year 1900. This part of Darmstadt, the “Mathildenhöhe”, was recently classified as a UNESCO world heritage site.