Knowledge Transfer Centre West – Knowledge, the foundation of success

The Knowledge Transfer Centre West (WTZ West) will start its third project phase in autumn 2022. It is Western Austria’s biggest competence centre for academic knowledge and technology transfer. The WTZ West will now connect six universities and four universities of applied sciences in a professional network with the aim of generating new knowledge horizons, combining potentials and putting research at the forefront.  The Knowledge Transfer Centre West is funded by the austria wirtschaftsservice aws with the financial means of the Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Innovation.



Our contribution in times of Corona

The coronavirus crisis has continued to spread globally and we are all facing unprecedented challenges. We hope that you and your family are doing well under these difficult circumstances and that you stay healthy. The partner universities of the Knowledge Transfer Center West are also doing everything in their power to help reduce the negative effects of the COVID 19 pandemic as much as possible and to make their contribution to overcoming the crisis. All the best for you and your loved ones!  

Das Wissenstransferzentrum West verbindet Wissen mit Wirtschaft.
About us

As a competence centre for knowledge and technology transfer, we are working towards new knowledge horizons for research, society and industry … [read more]

Success Stories WTZ West.
Success Stories

From patent videos to entrepreneurship camps – in this section, you can see an overview of exciting WTZ West projects!… [read more]

Technology transfer

To gap the bridge between science and industry, the Knowledge Transfer Centre West supports joint projects of universities and companies… [read more]

Das WTZ West wird gefördert durch die aws, aus Mitteln der Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Entwicklung (Österreich-Fonds).