Helping new businesses to start, grow and succeed is one priority for TGZ. TGZ regularly offer start-up courses and workshops with fundamental information on self-employment. In three buildings, TGZ Bautzen offers flexible accommodation of a high standard and other services to its tenants. With the establishment of co-operations between SMEs, the support of technology transfer and the collaboration with the public sector TGZ Bautzen contributes actively to the regional economic development in the Upper Lusatia. TGZ also contributes to the regional economic development of the Eastern part or Saxony by forming networks and local SME clusters. One example of a successful regional network of companies is the cooperation network TEAM 22 (www.team22.de).