DTC SEZ – Germany
Description: Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (SEZ) was founded in March 1990 as the operational unit of the Commissioner for Europe of Baden-Württemberg’s Minister of Economics. SEZ’s core activity is to promote European RTD programmes and to support cross-border technology transfer. SEZ is involved in the Steinbeis transfer network with more than 850 Steinbeis Enterprises in Baden-Württemberg and beyond and in the Enterprise Europe Network with close to 600 organizations in over 50 countries. SEZ is Contact Point for SMEs in Baden-Württemberg, acting at the same time as EU-Contact Point for Universities in Baden-Württemberg. SEZ has initiated the setting up of the first DTCs as a project based initiative funded by Baden-Wurttemberg government in the framework of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.
Role in the network: Network partner and network coordination
Hosting organization: Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum
Responsible persons

Dr. rer. nat. Jonathan Loeffler
Managing Director SEZ Karlsruhe
Robert Gohla
Senior Project Manager
Daniela Chiran
Project Manager
Address: Erbprinzenstraße 4, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany
Phone :+49 721 935190

DTC Cluj-Napoca (Cluj, Craiova, Sibiu) – Romania
Description: Started in 2012, DTC Cluj-Napoca is one of the first pilot centers of the DTC Network. The Centre is hosted by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca but, organizationally, it functions as an open regional network of offices established in 6 universities and research institutions from the Northern and Western parts of Romania that share their mission and strategic coordination, but are independent entities, integrated with their host organizations. Clusters, regional governing bodies and development agencies, as well as important companies and SMEs are completing this regional eco-system having as aim to foster the transnational knowledge cooperation and technology transfer.
Role in the network: Network partner, Network gate for Romania (North and West)
Hosting organization: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

DTC Responsible

Director of DTC Cluj-Napoca
Prof. Dr. Ing. Sorin Popescu
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Address: 103-105, Muncii Blvd., Room M109, 400641 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Phone/Fax: +40 264 415710

DTC Office – Technical University of

Conf. Dr. Ing. Mihai Dragomir
Deputy Director of DTC Cluj-Napoca
Head of DTC Office TUCluj
DTC Office – Univ. Agric. Sc. and Vet. Med. of Cluj-Napoca

Dr. Ec. Călin Vac
Head of Univ. Project Manag & Techn. Transf. Centre, Head of DTC Office
DTC Office – Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca

Ing. Mihaela Neamț
Head of Univ. Research Manag. Centre
Head of DTC Office
DTC Office – Univ. of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca

Prof. Dr. Ioana Neagoe
Director Univ. R&D&I Dep.
Head of DTC Office
DTC Office at S.C. IPA CIFATT Craiova

Dr. Ing. Gabriel Vlăduț
President of IPA and Dolj Chamber of Comm.& Ind.
Head of DTC Office
DTC Office at “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu

Prof. Dr. Ing. Claudiu Kifor
Vice Rector for Research
Head of DTC Office

DTC Nitra – Slovakia

Role in the network: Network partner, Network gate for Slovakia
Hosting organization: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

DTC Responsible

Director of DTC Nitra
Dr.  Danka Moravcikova
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

Address: 2, Tr. A. Hlinku, 94976 Nitra, Slovakia
Phone: +421 37 6414692
Fax: +421 37 6511593

DTC Novi Sad – Serbia

Role in the network: Network partner, Network gate for Serbia
Hosting organization: University of Novi Sad

DTC Responsibles

Ljubomir Kljajić (
Tatjana Tošić (
Tatjana Zubić (
University of Novi Sad

Address: Dr. Zorana Đinđića 1, 21000 Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
Phone: +381 21 4852045
Fax: +381 21 450418

DTC Bucharest – Romania

Description: The Center for Technological Transfer – CTT “POLITECH”, from UPB, acting as a Danube Transfer Center from 2013, is very active, like an interface between the scientific community of UPB and the economic environment. CTT “POLITECH” is also an Enterprise Europe Network partner, for storing the link between the academic and socio-economic environment, at international level, and has a representative delegate in the “EU IPR Helpdesk Ambassadors Team”. CTT “POLITECH” follows the competitiveness growth of Romanian economy, on average and long term, the development and the efficient use of the human capital potential, especially oriented to a more efficient valorization of intellectual property assets, in the benefit of Romanian innovative SME’s. Thus, the mission of CTT “POLITECH” is to develop cooperation capacities, through technological / knowledge transfer mechanisms, in the frame of an inter-universities network, destined to increase the valorization of intellectual property assets, in close collaboration with innovative SME’s, helping them to internationalize their activities at European level and / or in a global market, in the frame of the new concept of “open innovation”.
Role in the network: Network partner, Network gate for Romania (South and East)
Hosting organization: University Politehnica of Bucharest

DTC Responsible

Director of DTC Bucharest
Prof. Dr. Ing. Alexandru Marin
University Politehnica of Bucharest

Address: 313, Splaiul Independentei, Bucharest, RO-060042, Rectorat Building, Room R-408
Phone: +40 21 4029584
Fax: +40 21 3171002

DTC Maribor – Slovenia

Role in the network: Network partner
Hosting organization: University of Maribor

DTC Responsibles

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Peter Virtič (
Jasmina Klojčnik (
University of Maribor

Address: Slomškov trg 15, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Phone: +386 76 202210
Fax: +386 76 202222

DTC “SLAVONSKI HRAST”, Vukovar – Croatia

Role in the network: Network partner
Hosting organization: Competence Centre for Slavonian Oak

DTC Responsible

Director DTC “Slavonski hrast”
M.Sc. Ivan Ambroš (
Competence Centre for Slavonian Oak

Address: 31 Antuna Akšamovića, 32100 Vinkovci, Croatia
Phone: +385 99 6396449
Fax: +385 32 339997

DTC Pannon – Hungary

Role in the network: Network partner (in preparation)
Hosting organization: Pannon Business Network Association

DTC Responsible

Director of DTC Pannon
Mr. Balázs Barta
Managing Director of PBN

Address: 4, Gesztenyefa, H-9027 Győr, Hungary
Phone: +36 94 505003
Fax: +36 94 505004

DTC Ruse – Bulgaria

Description: University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev” is an autonomous state higher school. The DTC is incorporated in the Research and Development activity of the university and is part of its Research & Development Sector (R&DS). Its main objective is to organize and support administratively and financially the research, development and implementation activities of the University. The R&D Sector has been delegated rights for establishing business contacts with state and private organizations and companies on behalf of the University.
Role in the network:
Network partner
Hosting organization: University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”

DTC Responsible

Director of DTC Ruse
Assist. Prof. Dr. Svilen Kunev
University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”

Address: Bulgaria, 7017 Ruse, 8 Studentska str., building 2, room 2B.404
Phone: +359 88 7934639
Fax: +359 08 2845708