CLC East Partners & Network

Learn more about the Ecosystem of CLC East, consisting of Members, Network Partners, EIT RIS Hubs and Supporting Organisations in seven countries.


EIT Manufacturing CLC East works in close cooperation with its members from industry, research and academia.

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Czech Technical University in Prague

Industry Innovation Cluster (IIC)

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Joanneum Research

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Jožef Stefan Institute



Pannon Business Network

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

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TU Wien

voestalpine High Performance Metals GmbH

Network Partners

In addition to its members, EIT Manufacturing East works in close collaboration with its network partners. The goal of these of these cooperations is to jointly undertake actions to promote each partner’s respective goals and to mutually support each other in the achievement of their vision.

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Additive Manufacturing Austria


EuroCC Austria

Plattform Industrie 4.0

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Vienna Business Agency

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs

Eleven countries in the region of CLC East are being considered RIS eligible. The Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) of EIT Manufacturing has established so-called RIS Hubs in some of those countries to facilitate the deployment of EIT Manufacturing’ activities and mobilise, interlink and internationalise the local networks with the European EIT Manufacturing community. The RIS Hubs act as an interaction point between EIT Manufacturing and local actors, liaising with and provide expertise to the relevant national, regional and local authorities and ensuring the active involvement of local knowledge triangle actors.

So far, there are five RIS Hubs in the region of EIT Manufacturing East, namely in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.


Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics CTU

Pannon Business Network


Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

University of Zagreb – FAMENA

Supporting Organisations

Additionally, CLC East is financially supported by three Austrian federal ministries, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG as well as the Vienna Business Agency.


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