Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 017/2011

Knowledge Is Power

New RESEARCH TO BUSINESS Online Market of KIT Offers Exploitable Technologies and Cooperation Options to Industry
Neue Technologien mit “einem Klick“: die Onlinebörse des KIT. ( Foto: photocase.de)
New technologies “a click” away: The online market of KIT. (Photo: photocase.de)

140 scientific institutes of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are developing application-relevant technologies that may provide industrial companies with a competitive advantage when extending their product portfolio. In order to facilitate access to these technologies, KIT’s new RESEARCH TO BUSINESS technology market is now available online.

The technology market is constantly updated  and it is based on the competence portfolio of KIT. It contains technology offers covering KIT’s complete performance spectrum. “The technology market is KIT’s warehouse and is a platform for the commercialization of research results, independent of  organizational structures- and individual subjects  Our concept bridges the information gap between science and industry,” explains Dr. Jens Fahrenberg, Head of the KIT Innovation Management Service Unit.

Focus is placed on patent-based technology offers that may be licensed or may be further developed in a cooperation project.

On the technology market websites, you will find a short descriptions of technologies as well as information on property rights and contact data for further requests. Highlights of the online technology market are additionally published in the printed magazine RESEARCH TO BUSINESS.

KIT’s technology market can be found at http://techtransfer.ima.kit.edu or via the KIT homepage by clicking Technologieangebote (technology offers).


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

lg, 31.01.2011
Monika Landgraf

Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer

Phone: +49 721 608-41150
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Margarete Lehné

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Deputy Head of Press Office

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Contact for this press release:

Anke Schmitz DE Innovationsmanagement (IMA) Technologiemarketing Tel.: +49 721 608-22172 Fax: +49 721 608-24814 E-Mail:innovationJzw1∂kit edu

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