Innovation and Relations Management

Innovation and Relations Management


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



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New Career Service Portal is online

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

To the portal
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Start-ups in the corona crisis

The start-ups of the KIT-Gründerschmiede (founders forge) have been facing the effects of the corona crisis since March. We talked to the teams about their experiences so far.

Blog Post
Virtual award ceremony for the Deutschlandstipendium

The KIT is happy to have 312 Germany scholarship holders in the 2020/21 class. Due to the special challenges, the award ceremony took place in virtual format this year - and it was a complete success.

To the Deutschlandstipendium
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NEULAND Innovation competition

The application period for the 2021 competition round has started. Convince the jury and submit your idea by March 31, 2021. It pays to take part!

NEULAND competition
Jens FahrenbergKIT
Dr.-Ing. Jens Fahrenberg
Head of IRM

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