11. August 2017

Partners and Project Members


The Business Management Research Center for questions of the SME sector (BF / M) at the University of Bayreuth is a non-profit association which was founded in 1979 and has set itself the goal of science and industry to interlock with each other by economic research results in business be transferred and can be held empirical studies. The main focus is clearly on small and medium enterprises.




STEPP is the professional association of producers, designers and technicians of the arts and event sector. The association represents stage technicians, scenographers, producers and architects throughout the entire cultural spectrum.



United Kingdom

Gecko offer a range of clear and cutting-edge solutions to inspire, motivate and grow business, and deliver sustainable and innovative change in the education & skills, creative, cultural, heritage, digital and media sectors.




Established in 1968, the ‚Atelier Studio Centro Veneto‘ is an Italian organisation that offers specialized services in Consulting, Research and Education institutions, entrepreneurs and professionals. Since 1983 they’ve worked on the theme of Intergenerational Transfer and have since developed a wide range of tools to better address the process.




The SV-wtu event technology company is an Austrian organisation, which provides premium-class event services. The company consists of a team of four, specialising in setting up events such as galas, balls, concerts, theatres and company parties.




The VPLT is a technical orientated industrial association. Its members are developers, manufacturers, distributors, installers, services and production-companies of the media and event-technology-industry.



OSAT stands for Overleg Scholing Arbeidsmarkt Theatertechniek. It was founded in 2000 and coordinates the consultation between the field of work and the stage education.


  • Julia Hoffmann

    Project Manager
  • Dagmar Kiener

    Project Coordinator
    c/o BF/M-Bayreuth
  • Chris van Goethem

    Project Partner Belgium
  • Chris Osborne

    Project Partner UK
    GECKO Programmes
  • Paolo Zaramella

    Project Partner Italy
  • Simon Skerlan

    Project Partner Austria
  • Maike Schachlitz

    Project Partner Germany
  • Randell Greenlee

    Project Partner Germany
  • Sacha Ritter

    Project Partner Germany