it’s OWL innovation platform

Exchange ideas, network with experts and benefit from the applications and innovations of the it’s OWL technology network: The new innovation platform of the Leading-Edge Cluster offers companies easy access to research results from ten years of work and supports them in putting new ideas into practice. The platform is not only a social network, but also a regional knowledge base and an online marketplace for specific offers and requests.

The platform is structured like well-known social networks. As a participant, you can present your organisation, share news and events, be inspired by trending topics and projects, but also search for specific technologies, services or experts.

Register now

Register for free with your business e-mail address or your LinkedIn profile.

Create a profile

Create a meaningful profile of your organisations or link to an existing profile.

Post offers, requests or projects

Make projects and results visible and accessible on the platform. Take the opportunity to present your offers, requests, news or events.

Discover and use the platform

Stay up to date and discover exciting new content from other cluster partners. Share the platform with your company and project partners.

Our platform contains databases with information and results on a wide range of innovation and transfer projects. The advanced, tried-and-tested solutions are simple and permanently accessible. Stay up to date and take the opportunity to utilise results from the cluster more quickly for your own challenges.

The platform is a unique channel for the digital transfer of knowledge and technology between companies and research. Here you get both orientation and deeper insights into the it’s OWL ecosystem all in one place – without wasting a lot of time searching.

Get in touch with experts from the OstWestfalenLippe region and gain exciting insights into innovative applications. SMEs, research institutes, start-ups, hidden champions and transfer agents are working together to tap into the extensive potential of intelligent technical systems.


Innovations are created through cooperation – find the perfect partner for your ideas, challenges and projects. Our platform supports the matching between individual needs and advanced technology offerings. Find suitable services and promotional offers and use the opportunity to present your own events, news and offers.