Discover, understand and implement: Findings from research are the foundation of our modern world. We ensure that our knowledge is applied in industry and society.
Transfer and Innovation
New technologies, sustainable solutions, innovative medicines: our knowledge benefits society. Helmholtz researchers cooperate with industry, advise decision-makers, found companies and license inventions. We also make our unique research facilities available to external experts. In this way, we ensure a constant flow of ideas and solutions for practical applications.
Spin-offs have been founded at Helmholtz in 2005-2022. 100% of these companies continue to exist 36 months after their foundation.
Schoolchildren and 2,100 teachers were active in our school labs in 2022, in which experiments awaken the curiosity of children and young adults, who can test out their abilities as researchers.
Entrepreneurship education formats with a total of 2,887 participants from all centers strengthen entrepreneurial thinking and action in the Helmholtz Association.
Cooperation agreements with commercial enterprises ensure the rapid transfer of research results into application and illustrate Helmholtz's role as a strategic partner for businesses.
Innovation Labs for close cooperation between science and businesses. Their goal is to bring cutting edge technologies into application both qucikly and efficiently.
patent families and a total of over 13,000 property rights are included in the patent portfolio of the Helmholtz Centers.