KIT Innovation Management
The KIT Innovation Management Service Unit is responsible for identifying potential innovations in cooperation with science, for protecting them, for initiating their commercial exploitation, and for supporting the latter. It is the central contact partner for all areas of modern technology transfer and facilitates the industry’s and investors’ access to latest research results.
Services extend from the protection of intellectual properties by commercial property rights to technology marketing, to the search for cooperation partners and the initiation of projects, to the negotiation of license contracts, to the initiation, assessment, and support of spinoffs and participations.
The KIT Founders Forge
The KIT Founders Forge gives students and KIT employees the opportunity to specifically focus on the subjects of foundation and entrepreneurship. Based on the activities started in the past years, the KIT Founders Forge offers a variety of services to support entrepreneurship. Among them are newly designed qualification and training courses, improved counseling offers, and a separate KIT platform for funding new startup projects. Support services are aimed at preparing young founders for a career as an entrepreneur. Support is granted to both student startups and high-tech spinoffs established by scientists. Read more.
First-hand Insights into Science: The KIT Business Club
Good cooperation is based on mutual trust and the knowledge of having selected the right partner. The employees managing the KIT Business Club know the member enterprises, analyze with them joint areas of work and interest, and find the right contact partner at KIT for any concern. At our technology and network meetings, you will meet selected top scientists of KIT and will have the opportunity to discuss latest developments in a relaxed atmosphere. Read more.
The Innovation Highlights of the Year: NEULAND
Come with us on a travel through the world of innovations at KIT. NEULAND presents the most promising new technologies, exciting innovation projects, and products that have made their way to the market. More information.
Finding Technical Solutions: RESEARCH TO BUSINESS
Our research-based technologies, products, and processes offer innovative solutions for big industry and small and medium-sized enterprises in all areas. Use our close-to-market and economically interesting technologies at the interface of science and industry! Read more.