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



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Career Service & Alumni

Career advice

Career fair

Company meets Campus

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Technology Transfer

Technology screening

Patents and licenses

Technology marketing

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Foundations & Participations

Start-up consultancy



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Industry Relations

Strategic partners

Sponsoring & Advertising

KIT Business Club

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Fundraising & Foundations



KIT Foundation

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Entry Point Industry

The central contact point for research and innovation issues for companies



Hannover Messe 2022 - KIT will be there, too! Secure your e-ticket now.
We welcome you to the Hannover Messe

The Hannover Messe will start soon! KIT will be present with 2 stands this year and we will present technology offers and cooperation opportunities with KIT. With our free personalized e-ticket, visitors get free access for all days of the fair.

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Innovation Day 2022


Save the date and joi the stream! The NEULAND Innovation Day will take place on July 6, 2022. Get to know innovative ideas, technologies and start-up projects from students, scientific employees and professors.

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KIT prevails in patent dispute


In December 2021, the European Patent Office ruled in favor of KIT in a patent dispute after almost two years of opposition proceedings: The oppositions against an invention of KIT in the field of biotechnology were rejected, thus confirming the validity of the European patent.

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Femtec Career Building Programme


To all STEM students at KIT: You can apply for the Femtec Network Career Building Program until May 15. This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded women and develop your personal strengths!

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