Knowledge and Technology Transfer Division

For your innovative strength, competitiveness and sustainable value creation, we improve knowledge and technology transfer between science, industry and society.

  • We evaluate transfer objects with regard to technology, market and financing options.
  • We merge the supply and demand for knowledge, technologies and capital in a tailor-made manner.
  • We optimize your cooperation with public research and development partners.
  • We increase your future competence in strategic decisions.
  • We offer scientifically based services supplemented by effective digital tools.

Innovation Acceptance Unit


Head of Unit: Urban Kaiser

Innovation Acceptance

Range of services

  • We understand the use context of your current and future customers.
  • We design user-centered innovation processes across organizations and countries.
  • We identify the use requirements of your customers and translate them into solutions.

Innovation Financing Unit


Head of Unit: Dr. Robin Bürger

Innovation Financing

Range of services

  • Knowledge transfer on (successful) crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
  • Implementation of crowdsourcing campaigns on own platform
  • Research and implementation of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing models in existing organizational structures

Futures and Innovation Unit


Head of Unit: Dr. Juliane Welz

Futures and Innovation

Range of services

  • Evaluation of socio-economic spheres of influence on the use of new technologies and social innovations
  • Future foresight for organizations and networks
  • inter-/transdisciplinary vision development
  • Knowledge and cooperation management, project communication