• TZDO

    As one of the leading technology centers in Germany the TZDO functions as a magnet and a contact center for ground-breaking technologies.

Who we are

For more than 30 years the TZDO and the surrounding science and technology campus are well known as a representative address for young technology companies and startups. Over the years 300 companies employing more than 10.000 people - mainly in cooperation with the neighbouring universities and scientific institutions - transfer their results of research and development into marketable products.

As one of the leading technology centers in Germany the TZDO is home to several high potential technologies like ICT, biomedicine, microsystems technology, logistics up to production and manufacturing technologies. The TZDO has become an important initiator, pioneer and symbol of the structural change of the region as its:  the link between universities, institutes and companies

  •     the link between universities, institutes and companies
  •     a communicator in the active communication between science and industry
  •     networker on a local, regional, national and international level

Startups, Spin-offs and technology companies in close proximity with science grow in one of Europes largest technology parks with more than 20.000 employees, more than 300 companies  at the location Dortmund. A think city, that takes its ideas into the world market: