Knowledge and technology transfer is an important task of a scientific institution. At KIT, the service unit Innovation and Relation Management (IRM) is responsible for the economic aspects.
On the one hand, the offers are directed at companies from industry. Here, the primary focus is on access to current research results and support in the transfer process from identification and mediation to conclusion of contracts.
On the other hand, the offers are directed at KIT employees. At IRM, they find the internal service provider for consulting and process support from the initial idea and its protection under patent law to commercialization by addressing potential industrial partners and their own project and financing options.