BICCnet – the Bavarian Cluster for Information & Communications Technology – furthers the inter-networking of ICT enterprises, as well as the networking with research institutions and the Bavarian Digitalization Center promotes the reciprocal transfer of knowledge. Here focus is placed on innovative technologies and topics, such as blockchain, data analytics, and AI.
In addition the cluster supports ICT enterprises with their positioning in an increasingly global context. Thus the cluster should provide assistance – also for small and medium-sized business in particular – in taking advantages of growth opportunities. Here BICCnet concentrates on the topic of smart systems for smart cities within the framework of the Smart City Tech Partnership (SmartCityTech.eu).
Centers of gravity for the operative cluster work are:
Extension and cultivation of a contact network for ICT companies in Bavaria to innovative technologies and topics.
Networking with partner clusters in Europe and worldwide
Initiation of research and development cooperations between industry and science
Stimulating the collaboration with user industries via the ZD.B topic platforms, Bavarian clusters, and IT networks, as well as chambers of industry and commerce and industry associations
Initiation of events and workshops devoted to ICT technology topics