The service unit Innovation and Relations Management (IRM) is the central partner for industry, alumni, and sponsors at KIT and, in addition, supports KIT students and employees. The services include career service, technology transfer of research results to industry, start-up consulting, support of KIT alumni, private sponsors, foundations, and awards for students and sponsoring.

On the following pages we would like to introduce you to our range of services and our team.

KIT IRM Media-Center KIT

FAQs, support, templates, newsletters and social media feeds of the innovation and relationship management



KIT Career Service und Alumni KIT
Career Service & Alumni

Career advice

Career fair

Company meets Campus

KIT Technologietransfer KIT
Technology Transfer

Technology screening

Patents and licenses

Technology marketing

KIT Gründungen und Beteiligungen KIT
Foundations & Participations

Start-up consultancy



KIT Industry Relations KIT
Industry Relations

Strategic partners

Sponsoring & Advertising

KIT Business Club

KIT Stiftung KIT
Fundraising & Foundations



KIT Foundation

KIT Entry Point Wirtschaft KIT
Entry Point Economy

The central contact point for research and innovation issues for companies



These are the winners of Founder Pitch 2021

Six start-ups have mastered the technical and mental challenge at the first digital founder pitch in front of more than 500 digital spectators. catavis secures 1st place as well as the audience award. Third place goes to femfeel, MARA Solutions makes it to 2nd place. Here is the blog post about the pitch.

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Innovationstag 2021KIT
Review Innovation Day 2021

Almost 1,200 visitors attended this year's Digital Innovation Day - a complete success! A diverse program was offered in digital lectures and exciting livestreams, complemented by a virtual 3D environment with a networking lounge as well as exhibition areas.

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NEULAND Innovationstag 2021KIT
NEULAND – Innovation prizes awarded to KIT prize winners

On June 30, 2021, the winners of this year's NEULAND innovation competition were honored at KIT's NEULAND Innovation Day. Three projects were awarded in the categories Ideas Award and Transfer Award respectively.

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PortalKIT Career Service
Career Service Portal

The Career Service Portal offers students, companies, alumni and employees of KIT easy and quick access to the services and offers of the KIT Career Service. Have a look!

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Open positions
Teams and responsibilities
Jens FahrenbergKIT
Dr.-Ing. Jens Fahrenberg
Head of IRM

+49 721 608-25580jens fahrenbergBkd6∂kit edu