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Kompetenznetz "Informatik/IT Aachen"

REGINA e.V. - Competence Network Information Technology Aachen-

Under the banner "Cooperation is strength", REGINA has been engaged successfully for more than ten years in strengthening the region’s IT industry.
REGINA is a combination of more than 90 Aachen-based companies, educational establishments and research institutes. Although competitors in some areas, the mainly small to medium-size enterprises which make up the network have embraced the concept of forming an alliance to bring mutual benefit to all its members. Many of the general tasks they face are dealt with through collaboration within REGINA, in order to prevent unnecessary repetition or duplication of work.

Goals and tasks of the competence network: Goals and tasks of the competence network:

  • Promoting cooperation between regional companies
  • Promoting dialogue between local industry and the universities, as well as with other research establishments in the region
  • Presentation of high-power, up-and-coming companies in the region
  • Strengthening the IT sector in the regional economy in comparison with other technology regions
  • Presenting main areas of work and research by universities, research institutes and industry
  • Providing suggestions pertaining to current main areas of work and research by universities, research institutes and industry
  • Planning and implementing interdisciplinary projects
  • Facilitating the transfer of personnel from universities to regionally based enterprises
  • Organizing information events to the benefit of members
  • Promoting cooperation with partners outside of the region

No innovation without research

With research establishments such as Aachen University of Technology (RWTH), Aachen Polytechnic and the Jülich Research Center, as well as the major development laboratories of industrial companies, the Aachen region possesses a density of research and development which is almost unique in Europe. The IT sector is one of the most promising focal fields, with its interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching.

REGINA is engaged in developing strong links between research and industry. The aim is to educate highly qualified young talents for employment in regional IT enterprises, so that expertise is rooted in the Aachen region in the long term.


Kompetenznetz "Informatik/IT Aachen"

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