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Overview: Management of Affiliated Companies

TU Graz works closely with partners from research and industry. TU Graz also holds a share in some of these companies.

As a shareholder TU Graz is able to play an active role in the development of the affiliated companies. TU Graz considers the university subsidiaries, therefore, to be valuable tools for sustainable scientific cooperation.  

With its company portfolio, TU Graz strengthens the research, technology and innovation location – together with industrial, scientific and governmental partners.   

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Graphic of the company portfolio of TU Graz

Company Portfolio of TU Graz

At a Glance

  • At this time, TU Graz holds shares in 22 companies.
  • The portfolio companies employ over 1,400 staff members in high-quality positions.
  • In 2020, the subisidiaries brought in around € 126 million in revenues, 23% of which was brought in through joint projects together with TU Graz institutes.  

Date: 31.12.2020

Andrea Hoffmann
Andrea Hoffmann, Vice Rector for Human Resources and Finance

TU Graz promotes networking between science and industry at various levels - through projects, long-term cooperation and investments in companies or competence centres. We are joining forces to fuel the engine of innovation and increase the visibility of science in society.

Source: Lunghammer – TU Graz
Harald Kainz, Rector of TU Graz

Scientific success can be increased significantly through cooperation. Competence centres and university subsidiaries are an important way for TU Graz to form cooperation networks with industry and society.


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