We make medium-sized businesses innovative and international.
ZENIT GmbH, founded in 1984, is a public-private partnership with around 60 employees and the agency for innovation and European affairs of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia.
We pave the way and help you gain a foothold in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), one of Europes leading regions. As a competent partner in a number of European support networks, helping local organisations enter markets abroad and assisting their foreign counterparts in NRW is our business. We are your best port of call for all transnational activities. ZENIT is owned by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, a consortium of banks and an association comprising some 190 enterprises. On behalf of EU, national and regional bodies, we provide services for the benefit of companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as universities and research institutions. Our clients come from NRW, throughout Germany and abroad.
Netzwerk ZENIT e. V., an association of over 200 enterprises, many of them hidden champions, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, in particular the Ministry of Economic Affairs and a consortium of public and private banks in North Rhine-Westphalia.
ZENIT GmbH is a member of the Enterprise Europe Network, which helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the worlds largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions.
The Network is active in more than 60 countries worldwide. It brings together 3,000 experts from more than 600 member organisations – all renowned for their excellence in business support.
Member organisations include technology poles, innovation support organisations, universities and research institutes, regional development organisations and chambers of commerce and industry.