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Examples and successes

We deliver innovative solutions for practical applications. To this end, our researchers cooperate with industry, found companies or license inventions. We make our unique research facilities available to external experts.

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We bring our knowledge to society: Helmholtz researchers cooperate with industry, found companies and license inventions. We also make our unique research facilities available to external experts.

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Spin-offs

Our employees use their excellent expertise to found new companies. If necessary, these spin-offs use our research facilities to further specialize their product. Our centers are sometimes involved in the start-ups.

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Cooperation

We cooperate with industry in a variety of ways. The degree of cooperation can be individually agreed upon: Interested companies can either use our infrastructures or agree on construction contracts with us. We often implement joint research projects. For particularly intensive projects, we enter into strategic partnerships: In a long-term alliance, we conduct joint research on specific topics.

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Licenses

We conclude license agreements or apply for patents to pave the way for innovative technologies in practice. Numerous ideas, developments and inventions have already found their way into application in this way.

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