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IT Cluster of Business Upper Austria GmbH

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Oberösterreich
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Lettner
Michael
Cluster Manager
+436648481229
Michael.Lettner@biz-up.at
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Technology fields: 
Computer Software
Data Protection, Storage, Cryptography, Security
S3 EU priority areas: 
ICT trust, cyber security & network security
Computer programming, consultancy & related activities
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
175
Number of SME members: 
130
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
12
Number of larger company members: 
8
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
12
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

We are Austria’s biggest IT cooperation network and are regarded both nationally and internationally as the central contact point for questions relating to digitalisation. The IT Cluster is a platform for the regional IT and software industry. We address issues with relevance to the future, and stimulate and accompany cooperative activities across the entire IT spectrum. We support you so you will be successful in your field. To this end, we put you in touch with other companies and enable intensive knowledge exchange.  Our team works closely with partners from business and politics. Contact us, we are happy to help!

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Austria
Germany
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
H2020