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Transfer and Innovation

Helmholtz: Solutions for the challenges of our time

Transfer in Numbers


Spin-offs have been founded at Helmholtz from 2005 to 2023. 100% of these companies continue to exist 36 months after their foundation.


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.


Entrepreneurship education formats with a total of 4,102 participants from all centers strengthen entrepreneurial thinking and action in the Helmholtz Association.


Information services, bring science-based know-how into practical application outside the scientific community and in a dialogical format.


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.


Dr. Julian Alexandrakis

Manager Transfer und Innovation

Andre Schafft

Transfer and Innovation Junior Manager

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