The Verein zur Förderung des Technologie-Transfers an der Hochschule Bremerhaven e.V. (TTZ) is a an independent non-profit organization providing market oriented R&D services to the business community, associations, ministries, district authorities and international organizations. Under the umbrella of ttz Bremerhaven, an international team of hundred experts is working in the areas of food, environment and health.
TTZ has a long success track record of over 20 years in working with traditional handicraft branches, such as gastronomy or the local fish industry in Bremerhaven, handicraft bakeries, equipment manufacturers etc. TTZ’s experience in the above topics has been built predominantly on a number of national and European projects where TTZ also acted frequently as project coordinator or coordination support. Since the year 2000, TTZ participated in 107 European projects of which 37 as coordinator. TTZ’S facilities offer 1.000 m2 laboratories and 1.000 m2 of food processing pilot plant, state-of-the-art wet-chemical and analytical laboratories, as well as an own sensory laboratory for suitable for sensory evaluation with expert panels and consumer testing for various product categories according to DIN/ISO standards.