Step by step to innovation

There are many reasons to put your own research into application. For example, the goal of creating useful products for the benefit of society, the prospect of an exciting cooperation between science and industry, and last but not least the potential financial returns that benefit both KIT and you as inventors and know-how carriers. We offer KIT scientists strategic and operative support in the search for one or more partners from industry. Our common goal is to bring technologies to the market.

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The right contact persons

The Technology Transfer team handles all issues from the invention disclosure to the licensing agreement. In order to achieve a successful project with an industrial partner or to conclude profitable license agreements, it usually requires preliminary work, in which we will assist you.

Getting started

You would like to exploit your technology, but don't know how? The KIT innovation managers take their time for your technology, consult you on your possibilities, and accompany you in the search for industrial partners.

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Commercialize Technology

Technology offers and the RESEARCH TO BUSINESS platform provide the basis for the search for industrial partners. Our editors and event managers develop all necessary formats together with you.

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Finance project

You already have interested parties from industry and would like to develop your technology to market maturity? In a consultation we can clarify how the financing can be made possible.

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Symbolic image: Checklist for the exploitation meetingMohamed Hassan / pixabay
Checklist: Well prepared for technology transfer

The path from the creation of a technical solution to its research-related realization and implementation with an industrial partner is a long one with some obstacles. The exploitation meeting with KIT innovation managers can help to develop a good strategy for technology transfer. Here is an overview of the most important topics for preparing for the exploitation interview.

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Symbolic image: Acquisition meeting with a potential industry partnerMohamed Hassan / pixabay
Soft skills for the initial meeting with an industrial partner

Trade fairs and networking events are valuable points of contact for KIT researchers to address potential industrial partners for collaborations and to expand the initial contact. Our communication tips for scientific employees can help you to present yourself and your expertise in the best possible way during the meeting.

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