The clusters help their members increase their innovation skills and so be one step ahead of the competition.

You want to make new contacts and find partners, increase your knowledge and learn from the best, develop innovations and secure your market advantage, enter new markets and be seen? Standortagentur Tirol's cluster services provide you with the appropriate instruments to do all this.

Standortagentur Tirol's cluster services focus on networking between businesses and science to enable as much knowledge and technology transfer between the two as possible. The clusters aim to generate innovation with new products and services, strengthen the cluster members' business and R&D competence and to extend the knowledge and value chains in Tyrol to national cross-industry economic areas.

Cluster Life Sciences from Standortagentur Tirol offers special services to support Tyrolean companies in the implementation of the MDR:

  • Basic check for medical products

    What: Approval consultations in the early phases of product development. (Is your product a medical product? How should it be classified? Which regulations must be observed? How can these be implemented optimally?). The MedTec Check is a special offer and follows the guidelines of MDR 2017/745 respectively MDD guidelines 90/385/EWG and 93/42/EWG.
    Who: Cluster Life Sciences Tirol in cooperation with the PMG European Testing Centre for Medical Devices at the Graz University of Technology and eHealth+Care Consulting, Hall i.T., among others.
    How: In order for us to give you the best advice, we ask that you provide us with a brief description of your (planned) product including a definition of the intended use (incl. Medical applications), and name a contact person within your company.
    When: On-going according to your needs.
    Cost: For cluster members of Standortagentur Tirol:
    Package 1 ‘Classification report’ EUR 540,-
    Package 2 ‘Classification report & regulations research’ EUR 770,-
    Package 3 ‘Classification report & regulations research & individual consulting’ EUR 990,-
    Cost for non-cluster members + 35 % (all costs are excl. 20 % VAT).
  • On-site quality improvement group

    What: Information workshop on the new features and changes in the MDR, on-site at cluster member’s company premises.
    Who: Cluster Life Sciences Tirol in cooperation with selected MDR experts.
    When: Two or three times per year. Find information on the next on-site quality improvement groups here.
    Cost: Free for cluster members of Standortagentur Tirol. EUR 70,- (excl. 20 % VAT) for non-cluster members.
  • Special support

    What: Support in the targeted search of an appropriate notified body as well as companies that can help you solve specific challenges surrounding the MDR.
    Who: Cluster Life Sciences Tirol.
    When: On-going according to your needs.
    Cost: Free for all Tyrolean companies.
  • Consultations with medtech experts

    What: Exclusive one-hour consultation with industry experts where you can ask your questions regarding development and approval, quality management, sales and marketing, clinical studies, refining your business plan, subsidies (Land Tirol, Federal Government, EU), and patent law.
    Who: Cluster Life Sciences Tirol in cooperation with select experts.
    When: Once or twice a year. Ask for more information on the next medtech consultation sessions here.
    Cost: Free for cluster members of Standortagentur Tirol. EUR 100,- (excl. 20 % VAT) for non-cluster members.

Download the Clusters Life Sciences Tirol brochure on the MDR and special services here.

Download the dossier from the Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ÖGBMT), supported by 23 organisations, here (only in german language available).

For this purpose, you as a cluster member can simply choose cluster services you need according to the modular principle.

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