Cluster Structure

Green Tech Cluster Styria GmbH
 

Cluster-Structure

The Green Tech Cluster Styria GmbH is a Public Private Partnership and is owned by the Steirische Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH (SFG), Land Steiermark, Abteilung 14 – Referat Abfallwirtschaft u. Nachhaltigkeit, Stadt Graz, Abteilung für Wirtschafts- und Tourismusentwicklung, Binder+Co AG, e² engineering GmbH, SFL technologies GmbH and KWB Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH. Some 180 organizations are partners in the Green Tech Cluster. The current cluster partner companies can be found here.

It is financed by contributions of the cluster partners, project revenues and fundings of the proprietors and the European Union.

Shareholders’ Committee

The Shareholders’ Committee comprises representatives of the proprietors and the funding bodies and passes resolutions regarding the strategy, operational implementation and budget.


Name Company
HR DI Dr. Wilhelm Himmel (Vorsitzender) Land Steiermark, Abteilung 14 Referat Abfallwirtschaft und Nachhaltigkeit
Dr. Angelika Unger Land Steiermark, Büro Landesrat Seitinger
Mag. Andrea Keimel Stadt Graz
DI Dr. Werner Prutsch Stadt Graz
Mag. Manfred Kink Steirische Wirtschaftsförderungs GmbH
Dr. Diego Freydl Binder+Co AG
Ing. Bernhard Hammer e² group umweltengineering GmbH
DI Dr. Mario Müller SFL technologies GmbH
Stephan Jantscher KWB – Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH

Strategy Team

The strategy team consists of around 20 representatives from research, business and management and forms the basis for annual planning and cluster activities. This consists of the people in the Shareholders’ Committee (see above) and the following companies and research institutions:: DI Werner Hölblinger (Andritz AG), Dr. Edgar Ahn (BDI Bioenergy International AG), DI Dr. Walter Haslinger (Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH), VD DI Olaf Kieser (Energie Steiermark AG), Univ. Doz. Dr. Johann Fank (Joanneum Research GmbH), Mag. Joachim Hirtenfellner (Komptech GmbH), Dr. Roland Pomberger (Montanuniversität Leoben), Mag. Martin Payer (PCCL Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH), Dr. Christian Holter (S.O.L.I.D. GmbH), KR Hans Roth (Saubermacher Dienstleistung AG), Univ.-Prof. DI Karl Rose (Strategy Lab GmbH), Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. techn. Horst Bischof (TU Graz).