Transfer of Knowledge and Technology

Freie Universität Berlin cooperates with a large number of partners for the development of research, teaching, and commercialization activities.
Freie Universität Berlin cooperates with a large number of partners for the development of research, teaching, and commercialization activities.
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Science and research provide impetus for the development of society. They help to create and accumulate wealth and prosperity. Daily at Freie Universität Berlin new ideas arise that can make our lives better in the future. The university promotes the culture of innovation on campus, so that knowledge and technology from research reach the application stage faster.

Freie Universität supports students, researchers, and alumni in three areas:

Profund Innovation is the central service facility at Freie Universität Berlin for the transfer of knowledge and technology. Its team supports students, researchers, and alumni of Freie Universität with the exploitation of research results and the implementation of innovations. Its services include inventor consulting and intellectual property management, entrepreneurship education, start-up support, assistance for company founders with financing, and the acquisition of third-party funds from market-based funding programs.