The MedTech-Cluster of Business Upper Austria, the Upper Austrian Business Agency is the main interface between industry, science and medicine. In total, the MTC’s network consists of approx. 230 partners, whereby the MedTech-Cluster’s aim is to bring together relevant players from the MedTech-industry in order to doing business together, i.e. becoming mutual cooperation partners in either regional, national or international projects. Since 2002, when the Cluster was founded, there has been a total number of 84 ideas, coming from MedTech stakeholders, which were turned into successful projects.
Based on the main focus on MedTech, the cluster prioritizes its activities on 3 areas of expertise: MedTech.Transfer(with the initiative MedTech.Transfer), MedTech.IT(with the initiative Digital MedTech) andMedTech.Newcomers(support of start-ups and existing companies entering the MedTech industry, stressing the crucial aspect of regulatory affairs).