Zenit GmbH – Center for Innovation and Technology in Northrhine Westphalia is a consulting company founded in 1984. We support mainly small and medium-sized enterprises, but also start-ups and large companies as a public-private partnership in innovation and internationalization on behalf of the EU, the federal government and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ZENIT's shareholders are the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the banks in NRW and the network ZENIT e.V. with 220 companies. ZENIT is the node for the Enterprise Europe Network in NRW. We network and promote the cooperation and growth of companies across national borders. We support companies with advisory services in innovation and funding and internationalisation services like strategy development or partnering. Sustainability and Circular Economy is an important challenge for SME where ZENIT is offering several services like e.g. Technology Transfer, a Sustainability Audit or advisory services.