The GÖDE Group comprises direct marketing, solar technology, services and research.
The company group includes Bayerisches Münzkontor, American Mint, Europäisches Goldkontor, HMK-Group with further international companies in the direct marketing sector, ANTARIS SOLAR, Taurus GmbH & Co. KG as well as the TEC Institute for Technical Innovations and the GÖDE Foundation.
The GÖDE Groups is headquartered in Waldaschaff/Bavaria near Aschaffenburg, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, and employs approximately 400 employees. Further locations of the internationally active company group are e.g. in Austria, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic, Poland, the U.K. and the U.S.
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding agency for industrial research and development in Austria. As a “one-stop shop” offering a diversified and targeted programme portfolio, the FFG gives Austrian businesses and research facilities quick and uncomplicated access to research funding.
The Eurostars Programme is a European Joint Programme dedicated to the R&D performing SMEs, and co-funded by the European Communities and 33 EUREKA member countries.
Eurostars aims to stimulate these SMEs to lead international collaborative research and innovation projects by easing access to support and funding. It is fine-tuned to focus on the needs of SMEs, and specifically targets the development of new products, processes and services and the access to transnational and international markets.