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Research2Market - Prosperous Innovations via professional Technology Transfer

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Project Duration: continuous
Project Manager: Benjamin Küther

German research institutes and high-tech companies have founded Research2Market in order to improve the marketing and commercial use of technologies developed at German universities and other research facilities.

The Research2Market partners bring together over 200 employees and can activate over 1,000 external experts from different industry sectors – this guarantees answers according to your questions as well as practical support for your requirements regarding the technology transfer. Research2Market has particular expertise in natural and engineering sciences as well as medical technology.

The consortium is coordinated by neoplas GmbH in Greifswald, a spin-off of the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Research and Technology. neoplas GmbH actively pursues the scientific requirements of research along with the economic demands of the market in order to combine knowledge from research marketing, prototyping, and product development for commercial success.
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FIZ Karlsruhe – The Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure is a non-profit organisation which provides published scientific and patent information worldwide and offers respective services in support of national and international knowledge transfer and innovation promotion.
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Florenus AG with headquarters in Berlin and locations in Munich, Lübeck, and Peking not only markets technologies on behalf of its customers (such as adphos GmbH, Secutech GmbH, ODB-Tec GmbH etc.), but also offers integrated innovations management (Florenus is consultant to Deutsche Telekom AG), technology trading and scouting, and comprehensive services for developing existing technologies into market-ready business models.
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GWT-TUD GmbH in Dresden is one of the largest commercially organised technology transfer service providers which works closely with German universities. The company evaluates patents for universities and research institutes as well as for scientists, and supports the professional realisation of concrete projects with the industry.
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ttz Bremerhaven is a provider of research services and operates in the field of application-oriented research and development. Under the umbrella of ttz Bremerhaven, an international team of experts is working in the areas of food, environment and health.
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WACKSTUM GmbH in Munich provides assistance in founding companies or spinoffs based on ideas from the academic and research sector. It offers support and advice in start-up financing as well as the sustainable development of business ideas before, during, and after the founding phase. The WACKSTUM competence team maintains a unique network of experts throughout Germany, consisting of experienced mentors, coaches, and "business angels", and assists and supports processes such as team building and team performance, technology matching of founders with industrial companies, and financial brokering.
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Further information on Research2Market:

Flyer about Research2Market

Flyer: Successful innovation through professional technology transfer

Flyer: Management, Knowledge and Services for R&D and Technologies

Press release about Research2Market
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