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Dr. Jens Fahrenberg
Head of Innovation Department
Dr. Jens Fahrenberg

Tel.: +49 721 608-25580

Fax: +43 721 608-24814

jens fahrenbergFvd6∂kit edu

Office Innovation Department
Veronika Helfenbein

Tel.: +49 721 608-25581

Fax: +49 721 608-24814

veronika helfenbein@kit edu

Newsletter Technology Transfer and Innovation
Technologiemagazin R2B

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KIT Innovation Department

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 property rights 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 shareholdings.


NEULAND - Innovation Hightlights of 2014


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

Finding Technical Solutions: RESEARCH TO BUSINESS

R2B Newsletter 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.

The Innovation Highlights of the Year: NEULAND 2013

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



WaTT – Wissensaufbau und Technologietransfer Neue Kurse „From Invention to Innovation“ für alle wissenschaftliche Beschäftigte und Führungskräfte des KIT.
Gewinner 2013
KIT-Venture Fest 2015

Lernen Sie Gründer des KIT kennen und kommen Sie mit Investoren und Unterstützern der Gründerszene in Kontakt.


Book on the Successful Exploitation of Intellectual Property

Geistiges Eigentum erfolgreich verwertenJens Fahrenberg and Ludwig Witter of the Innovation Management Service Unit provide an insight into modern IP-oriented innovation management, with KIT being used as an example. The book “Geistiges Eigentum erfolgreich verwerten – Technologietransfer und Innovation aus der Wissenschaft” (Successful exploitation of intellectual property – technology transfer and innovations from science) deals with the fundamentals and latest developments in the area of IP management. The authors give an overview of the exploitation of intellectual properties and technology transfer at KIT. The book may be obtained from LOG_X.