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Steinbeis Europa Zentrum

Enabling Innovators to Grow
Advices to companies, research institutions, universities, politics and public administration on questions related to European research programmes, innovation management, market entry and international technology cooperations

Steinbeis Europa Zentrum stands for over 30 years of experience in innovation consulting and research funding in Europe and beyond. With more than 70 EU projects and around 600 partnerships every year, Steinbeis Europa Zentrum is well networked and helps its clients to enter international markets.

Companies, start-ups, universities, research institutions and cluster initiatives receive support for financing, applications for EU funding, innovation management, market access as well as strategic partnerships and regional and social transformation.

Together with economic development agencies, representatives of state ministries and the EU, Steinbeis Europa Zentrum designs and organizes international congresses and information events, bringing together innovation players from the entire value chain.

In close cooperation with the Commissioner for Europe of the Minister of Economic Affairs, Labor and Tourism of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Steinbeis Europa Zentrum is a driver for innovation policy and links it to practice. The focus is on promoting regional and social innovation, sustainability and digitalization, with the aim of successfully positioning European regions and companies in the market.

Since 2008, Steinbeis Europa Zentrum has been a partner in the Enterprise Europe Network of the European Commission with around 600 partners in over 60 countries. The network supports companies in innovation, market development and research cooperation and promotes transnational technology transfer.



  • Sharpening innovation management
  • Advice on EU research and innovation funding
  • Project application, partner search & project implementation
  • Access to new international markets
  • Support for regional and social transformation
  • Shaping innovation policy
  • Event management and further education



Dr. Petra Püchner, European Commissioner of the Minister of Economics, Labor and Tourism of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Head of Steinbeis EU for You and Steinbeis IDEA Europe.
Dr. Jonathan Loeffler, Managing Director Steinbeis 2i GmbH
Leuschnerstr. 43, 70176, Stuttgart, Germany
Steinhäuserstr. 12, 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany
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Category Services
Working areas Consultancy, Services
Year of foundation