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Technology Center Dortmund


The TechnologieZentrumDortmund (TZDO) has become a leader in innovative ideas and a source of modern technologies since its opening in 1985. The close proximity to the university, polytechnic and renowned research institutes is a major factor for its success and promotes the technology transfer between economy and science. More than 280 companies inside the centre and the surrounding. TechnologieParkDortmund profit from this practical relationship between research, development, the industry and service sector. Being one of the leading technology centers of Germany the TZDO functions as focal point for future oriented technologies and businesses from ICT and biomedicine/ bio-IT, micro, and nano technologies to production and process automation. Centre and Park represent an important location factor for the regional economic structure. 180 technology companies and their 2.500 employees work in 10 building complexes of the TZDO and its competence centers that have an overall floor area of    more / less

This incubator is part of: TechnologieParkDortmund

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Name and Mailing address
Name: TechnologieZentrumDortmund Web-site: TechnologieZentrumDortmund
Street: Emil-Figge-Str. 76 - 80 Send mail:
City: 44227, Dortmund Phone/Fax: +49(231)9742100 / +49(231)9742395
Country: Germany Networks:
Communication & Contact
  Guido Baranowski
Managing Director

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  Martina Blank
Vice Chairperson

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  Simone Herrmann
International affairs, events, communication, ...

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The Technology Incubator is member of:
Association of German Business Incubation and Innovation CentersScience Park and Innovation Center Experts
Technology Incubator Services

Office & Other Services
Special rates with service providers

Business Support
General business advisory
Finance Advice
Referrals to Business Professionals
Help to enter international Markets
Legal advice

Office rooms for rent
Conference hall
Internet Access (high speed) / ICT services
Laboratory space (shared)
Workshop / production space for rent

Incubation Program
Pre-incubation program
Incubation program (on-site)
Mentoring / coaching

Facilitation of contacts with long-term investing business partners
Seed Capital

Networks & Synergy
General networking events
Network with other Program Clients

Technology Transfer
Support with Intellectual Property Rights
Help with technology commercialization
Patent Advice

Financial management training
Training on selected business topics
The goals of the Technology Incubator: Specific Target Groups:
Develop profitable companies
Commercialize research
Create jobs
Raise awareness of entrepreneurship
Raise awareness of innovation
Support university-based entrepreneurship (spin-offs)
Develop sense of competitiveness
No specific target group focus
Type of IncubatorType of OrganizationFinancial Model
Technology Business Incubator

ICT Information and Communication Technologies
Renewable Energy
PPP Public-Private-Partnership
Technology Incubator Data              Year incubator opened: 1985Year (statistic): 2016
Rental SpaceClient FirmsOn-site clients that at the same time are tenants of your incubator / parkOff-site clients that use your services without being tenants of your incubator or park
total sq.m. available in incubatorTotal number of clients servedTotal number of cleints served since beginning of incubator operation. Only clients that have been advised regarding business start-up (not, for example, counting participnats of trainings, seminars, etc).
sq.m used for incubator services/administrationNumber of client firmsNumber of client firms at this time in on-site or off-site incubation program repsectively.
sq.m. rented by client firmsNumber of employees in client firms
Incubator Staff
number of staff working in management / services
We do not keep track of the companies graduated
We do not use a graduation model for our incubator
Business areas of client companies
- Automation, Process Technologies
- Biotechnology (bio informatics, bio medicine, bio cosmetics, bionic)
- Business services (accounting, bookkeeping, financial, legal, marketing, advertisement, training)
- Business Services, technical (consulting, engineering, manufacturing, testing services, training)
- Chemistry (analysis, technologies, services)
- Environmental Technologies / Clean technologies
- Energy Renewable (bio fuel, solar technologies, energy saving technologies)
- ICT Information and Communication Technologies
- Internet related technologies (e-commerce, e-marketing, e-learning, content provision & management, publishing, website development, VOIP)
- Logistics, transportation
- Materials (new)
- Molecular biology, gene technology, cell therapy, immunology
- Nanotechnology
- Optical Technologies, Opto-electronics, Laser
- Pharmaceuticals (drugs)
- Sensors
- Services (manufacturing, engineering, consulting)
- Software development (CAD/CAM , IT Business Solutions)
- Telecommunications
Last Updated
August 31, 2017