Networks and Partners

For 30 years we have been building a network of organisations and associates that complement and enhance our expertise and activities.

We are active members in the following networks:

Enterprise Europe Network

Steinbeis 2i GmbH is a partner in the Enterprise Europe Network. The network brings together more than 600 partners in more than 60 countries.
Together with Handwerk International Baden-Württemberg as coordinator and 7 further partners – namely the Chambers of Commerce Hochrhein-Bodensee, Region Stuttgart, Reutlingen, Rhein-Neckar, Südlicher Oberrhein and Ulm as well as Baden-Württemberg International and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg – we form the Baden-Württemberg Consortium. For more information, please visit:

Steinbeis Network

We are part of the Steinbeis network, in which more than 1,000 Steinbeis transfer enterprises located worldwide contribute their specialist knowledge in all technology and management sectors. Most Steinbeis enterprises are located at research centres, universities, universities of applied science or professional academies. More information is available at:

ClusterAgentur Baden-Württemberg

We contribute our experience and expertise in the areas of innovation, coaching and development of strategic partnerships to the ClusterAgentur, which is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg. More information about the ClusterAgentur can be found at:

Handwerk International Baden-Württemberg


We are an InnoEnergy formal and associate partner:

e-Mobil BW

We are a member of e-mobil BW GmbH, the innovation agency for Electric Mobility in Baden-Württemberg

Deutscher Verband für Technologietransfer und Innovation e.V. (DTI)

We are a member in DTI, the German Association for Technology Transfer and Innovation e.V. brings together the leading agencies in Innovation and Technology Consulting in Germany. The independent association has a role as multiplier, stakeholder, competence catalyst and quality manager for innovation funding for medium sized industry players in Germany and contributes to sustaining Germany as a location for innovation.


ARTEMIS Industry Association is a membership organisation with more than 170 members and associates from all over Europe. Steinbeis 2i GmbH is a member of ARTEMIS.


European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) is an industry-driven association promoting the development of new and innovative production technologies. Steinbeis 2i GmbH is a member of EFFRA.


Other networks with which we cooperate:

Baden-Württemberg International

Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg e. V. (AFBW)

Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart

Automotive Engineering Network Südwest (AEN)

Baden-Württemberg Connected (bwcon)

BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH und BioRegionen in Baden-Württemberg

Campus Technologies Oberrhein

Cluster GreenCity Freiburg

CyberForum Karlsruhe

European Cluster Alliance
We are a member of the European Cluster Alliance

Future Urban Security

HSG Institut für Mikro- und Informationstechnik

INNONET Kunststoff

KLOK Kooperationszentrum Logistik e. V.

Kompetenznetzwerk Mechatronik BW e.V.

Leichtbau - Landesagentur Baden-Württemberg

Landesverband der baden-württembergischen Industrie (LVI)

Logistiknetzwerk Baden-Württemberg e. V.

Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg

microTEC Südwest e.V
We are a member of microTEC Südwest.

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg's "initiative for start-ups and business transfer - ifex"

Ministry of Science Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg

NanoMat Netzwerk

OptecNet Deutschland e.V.

Photonics BW e. V.

Plattform Umwelttechnik e.V.

Smart Grids Plattform Baden-Württemberg

Südwesttextil e.V.

TCI - The Global Practitioners Network for Competitiveness, Clusters and Innovation
We are members of the TCI Network, the leading global network of organisations and practitioners with extensive expertise in developing clusters and cluster competitiveness by sharing new trends and best practices.

Trinationale Metropolregion Oberrhein - Research Pillar

We are a member of the environmental technology and resource efficiency innovation agency in Baden-Württemberg.

Economic Development Agency Rems-Murr-Kreis

Economic Development Agency Main-Tauber GmbH

Economic Development Agency Heilbronn and the Heilbronn-Franken region

Economic Development Agency Stuttgart Region (WRS)

Economic Development Agency Hohenlohe GmbH