Eine Gruppe von 5 Steinbeis-Unternehmen verbindet Ost und West.

Für Erfolg. In ganz Europa.

Die Steinbeis-Kompetenzgruppe OST-WEST besteht aus 5 Zentren, von denen eines der Non-Profit-Gesellschaft angehört. Die Gruppe wird von Jürgen Raizner koordiniert, der die Steinbeis-Zentren gegründet und ihre Kräfte gebündelt hat, um Synergien für die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Ost und West zu schaffen.


Steinbeis Danube Center (SDC) in Vienna is top level service provider for doing business in all Europe. Vienna must be seen as the city where Central and Eastern European countries are well connected with decision makers from international business. SDC Austria has taken over all profit oriented operations from German Steinbeis Danube Center in 2016. And it is gate to do business in Austria.

SDZ Wien

Steinbeis Danube Center (SDC) in Stuttgart is a non-profit institution. Founded in 2011, SDC supports the development of macro-regional partnerships and projects, organises events to support and implement the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR). German SDC has proven experiences in designing and implementing pilot projects. Actions take place accross Priority Areas of EUSDR and also create links to other macro-regions.


STC Ost-West-Kooperationen (EAST-WEST Joint Ventures), established 1994 in Stuttgart region, is specialized on managing international projects. Typical projects of this STC strengthen competitiveness of enterprises, foster university-industry collaboration in R&D and stimulate innovation. Regional priority in doing business is given on Central and Eastern Europe. To the business sector the STC makes available a profound knowledge of the markets and future demand in this region. Among business customers are large enterprises as well as SME.

STZ Ost-West

Connecting East and West works best, when knowing the business environment in the region. After succesful project work in Romania for 10 years, STC director Jürgen Raizner founded Steinbeis Transfer Management in 2005. Based on a contract with Steinbeis in Germany, STM has the right to develop the network by founding Steinbeis Transfer Centers as legally dependent units of the STM. Details are shown on this website.


Located in Uzhhorod, Western Ukraine, Steinbeis Enterprise Ukraine is available for establishing business in direct neighbourhood to customers in Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. Distance to borders is surprisingly short. A good relationship to Uzhhorod National University is established. Memorandum of Understanding is signed. STM Ukraine is a legal entity, founded in 2017.