Researchers from the Helmholtz Association collaborate with industry partners, start businesses, license their inventions, and make research infrastructure available. The following numbers reflect these activities:

  • Approx. 2,000 joint projects with companies per year
  • 150 million euros in revenue from collaborations
  • Approx. 400 property rights and patents applied for per year
  • A total of 13,000 property rights
  • Approx. 1,400 license contracts, option contracts, and transfer agreements per year
  • Approx. 20 new high-tech spin-offs per year
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    • Barbara Diehl
    • Director Department Transfer and Innovation
      Helmholtz Association
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    • Christopher Kerth
    • Program Manager Transfer and Innovation
      Helmholtz Association