Technology Transfer

To safeguard and boost innovation activities and thus maintain the competetiveness of the increasingly science-based German national economy, it is crucial to facilitate an efficient cooperation between scientific institutions and commercial enterprises.

As a site of cutting-edge research, GEOMAR has a high innovative potential. GEOMAR technology transfer addresses the tasks of identifying potential pieces of innovation, securing them and accompanying commercial application. We serve as a central point of contact for science as well as industry. Industry partners will be supported in getting access to the latest scientific results.

We offer

- advice concerning funding programmes
- assistance in finding partners and initiating projects for cooperation
- technology marketing
- support in securing intellectual property and
- support in the search for license partners


For GEOMAR staff, more information on the help the technology transfer group can offer you is available from our intranet page.