Our Network



A comprehensive ecosystem of partners is grouped around the Technology Academy. Our cooperation with leading technology partners forms the basis for successful industrial knowledge transfer in production technology. Industrial clusters, associations and industrial policy initiatives also use the Technology Academy to promote the exchange between suppliers and users of production technology. Our media and service partners contribute proactively and creatively to the successful transfer of knowledge. Talk to us if you want to create synergies in and with our international network and develop new business models!


Technology partner


Associations, research institutions, initiatives

Media and service partner

Specialized publishers, media

Technology partner: Production technology for the future

Since the Technology Academy was founded, leading production technology companies have been our technology partners. They are involved through a permanent presence at our locations and use our events and media formats to communicate their solutions internationally. In this way, we create a common platform for exchange with the user communities.

Autodesk is a global leader in design and manufacturing technologies. With expertise in architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing and entertainment, Autodesk helps customers solve today’s most pressing challenges.

Cloudflight offers a customized, future-oriented digital transformation of your processes, products and business models – tailored to your needs so that your company can tap into new potential and differentiate itself from the competition.

Since 1992, Contelos has been supporting companies with software solutions from renowned manufacturers, individual software developments, IT services and certified (online) CAD training courses. Experience and know-how in the areas of CAD/CAM, PLM/PDM & BIM support companies in the introduction of completely new working methods or solutions.

Dassault Systèmes enables companies and people to develop sustainable innovations for today and tomorrow through virtual environments.

Götting KG has stood for innovation since 1965. Starting with the construction and sale of amateur radio equipment, Götting has gradually conquered other markets. Since 1980, Götting has been producing devices and systems for automation, traffic and RF measurement technology as well as for general radio technology.

HARTING is a leading international supplier of industrial connection technology. In addition, HARTING also manufactures checkout zones for retail, electromagnetic actuators for automotive and industrial series applications, charging technology and cables for electric vehicles as well as hardware and software for automation technology, robotics and transportation, among others.

“Plastics for longer life” – this is the motto under which igus GmbH operates globally as a leading manufacturer in the field of energy chain systems and tribopolymer bearing technology. Behind this is the company’s own claim to achieve technical improvements for customers, reduce maintenance work and cut costs.

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, metal & plastic, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare.

With pioneering connection and automation technology, Phoenix Contact designs solutions for the world of tomorrow together with customers and partners. Wherever they are needed – e.g. in transportation infrastructure, electromobility, for clean water, renewable energies and intelligent supply networks or energy-efficient mechanical and plant engineering.

NORD is a global industry leader in drive technology – for mechanical and electronic solutions. The product range includes geared motors, motors, industrial gear units, frequency inverters and motor starters/frequency inverters for decentralized drive control.

Rittal is a German system provider for enclosures, power distribution, climate control, IT infrastructure and software & service. System solutions from Rittal are used in areas such as mechanical and plant engineering, the food and beverage industry and the IT and telecommunications sector.

Stäubli offers a complete range of industrial robots, SCARA and 6-axis robots, collaborative and mobile robot systems and software products that meet the highest demands of global markets. “Stäubli robots combine speed, performance and safety.”

Yaskawa is a company of people pursuing their passion – motivated by the vision of a smarter future with advanced technologies that save valuable time and energy. And for us, every day offers new opportunities for progress.

The 3DEXPERIENCE provides a real-time view of business activities and the ecosystem, connecting people, ideas and data in a single collaborative environment. Innovations can be developed in a completely new way.

Universal Robots is a leading manufacturer of collaborative lightweight robots. The cobots from UR enable safe working with people and are suitable for every industry.

As an owner-managed group of companies, the IBG / Goeke Technology Group is committed to “made in Germany” and at home anywhere in the world. IBG develops customer-specific production systems, individual system solutions and automation systems in close cooperation with innovative science.

The PROTIQ Marketplace is a platform that allows users to upload, configure and directly order 3D models. PROTIQ manufactures the desired objects with high precision and ships them worldwide. Based on this experience, PROTIQ provides advice and support: from the generation of 3D data to the finished prototype, model or component.

Networks: impulse for industrial innovation

System solutions require cooperation between different suppliers in the production technology value chain. Knowledge partners such as universities and research institutes support the companies. Clusters, associations, regional economic development agencies and industrial policy initiatives also provide impetus for innovation and industrial transformation. The Technology Academy passes on these impulses – worldwide.

Networking at the highest level! Founded in 1887 as the “Fabrikanten-Verein”, the long-established Industrie-Club Hannover e.V. today offers the board members and executives of member companies a forum for a free and open exchange of opinions and experiences.

Founded more than 150 years ago, TÜV Nord stands for safety and trust worldwide. As a knowledge company, TÜV Nord has its sights firmly set on the digital future. Whether engineers, IT security experts or specialists for the mobility of the future: TÜV Nord works in more than 70 countries to ensure that its customers are even more successful in the networked world.

With its current membership of around 23,000 companies, Turkish Machinery represents all exporting Turkish mechanical engineering companies and thus covers the areas of machine manufacturers, the supplier industry, contract manufacturing and other suppliers for intermediate and end customers.

The Unternehmerverbände Niedersachsen e.V. (UVN) is the umbrella organization for 100 employers’ and business associations in Lower Saxony, the state association of the Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände e.V. (BDA) and the state representation of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. (BDI) and the Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V. (ZVEI).

Managers and experts from mechanical engineering, industrial automation, system suppliers, engineering partners in the industry and applied research will find the right forum for professional exchange at eye level in our network.

Knowledge partner: Sustainable expertise for your company


The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, based in Germany, is the world’s leading organization for application-oriented research. With its focus on future-oriented key technologies and the utilization of results in business and industry, it plays a central role in the innovation process.
New Automotation
New Automation e.V. sees itself as an interface between educational institutions seeking competent support with regard to practice-oriented technical education and German, internationally active industrial electronics companies that want to promote in-depth user knowledge among young people.


With Master’s programmes since 1994, currently over 800 students, more than 4,800 successful graduates and over 350 partner companies, SIBE is your competent partner for Management & Business Leadership and thus for innovation, growth and globalization.

VW has built a state-of-the-art qualification center for VW service trainers worldwide in Wolfsburg-Kästorf. With a total area of around 8,000 square meters, the center has various state-of-the-art facilities for the technical and non-technical training of service trainers. IT areas complete the training program.

Media and service partners

Together with leading specialist publishers, the Technology Academy develops nationally and internationally significant industry conferences. Together with our media partners, we provide know-how for the industrial transformation. We use innovative communication formats to reach the community of industrial users of production technology. We are supported in this by consulting companies and a creative network of agencies and service providers.

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company, provides companies and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations.

Sensitive film and media production from Hanover.

Partner für professionelle Videotechnik.

Market research and interactive events for the further development of companies and products.

Architect for all business and brand projects.