Associated Partners

Associated Partners are regional and local authorities, businesses, and citizens who participate and contribute to both the Ulysseus long-term mission and to our regional development and to shape the future of the European Higher Education. They are involved in the co-creation and design thinking processes, in the plans and structures and in the programs of activities of Ulysseus.

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Bionorica research GmbH in Innsbruck (Austria) is a subsidiary of Bionorica SE (, a leading German manufacturer of herbal medicines worldwide. The business is committed to discovering and utilizing active plant ingredients for the development of rational phytopharmaceuticals. Our research is focused on analytical investigation of natural products and complex herbal mixtures.

The goal of the CNIC is to create sustainable knowledge-based industry in the Eastern Slovakia region covering i) progressive material and biomedical technologies, ii) green and clean technologies and iii) quantum and information technologies, together with a strongly related development of social fields including the silver economy and healthy lifestyle.

Eurac Research is a private research center based in Bolzano (South Tyrol) with researchers from a wide variety of scientific fields. Our research addresses the greatest challenges facing us in the future: people need health, energy, well-functioning political and social systems and an intact environment, seeking the answers in the interaction between many different disciplines

The Helmholtz Institute Münster (HI MS) with the denomination “Ion Conduction in Energy Storage” (IEK-12) was founded in 2014 by Forschungszentrum Jülich, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster) and Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH Aachen). It is affiliated with the Institute for Energy and Climate Research (IEK) of Forschungszentrum Jülich. The international and interdisciplinary team of HI MS researches new battery technologies based on innovative electrolytes

Laimburg Research Centre is the leading research institute for agriculture and food processing in South Tyrol. Our goal is to support South Tyrolean agricultural businesses, family farms and food processing companies with scientifically sound experimental and research activities and so to help secure the quality of agricultural products and boost the competitiveness of commercial enterprises.

On our experimental fields, in our laboratories, and in our offices, more than 200 employees work on approximately 350 projects and activities per year, pertaining to all areas of the South Tyrolean agricultural sector, from fruit growing, viticulture, and mountain agriculture to food processing and product innovation. We thus cover the entire food production chain, from cultivation all the way up to the finished product, and can develop quickly implementable solutions for immediate and future challenges.

RAISE is the HUB in charge of the coordination and management of the Ecosystem Robotics and AI for Socio-Economic Empowermen, a research, innovation, technology transfer, training and public engagement programme funded by the Ministry of University and Research within the Next GenerationEU programme. RAISE coordinates a network of 25 partners (research institutions and enterprises) that develop research and development activities in the field of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with the aim of contributing to the development of innovative technologies for the socio-economic development of the territory and for the attraction of new investments and young researchers.

SBaA is an independent advocacy group composed of legal entities and operating as an industry cluster. It is an executive platform for the cooperation among the public and private sectors, innovators, the academic community and financial institutions. Its aim is to participate in the battery value chain in Europe. The Alliance was established in 2019 and has received with the bronze European Cluster Management Excellence Label, which is awarded by the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis. It is a member of the European Battery Alliance.