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The Humboldt-Innovation GmbH (HI) is the company of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. As a wholly-owned subsidiary and the knowledge and technology transfer office of the university, HI acts as a liaison between university and industry – between science and business.

Research Services
On behalf of the university, Humboldt-Innovation realises contract research projects and scientific services between HU scientists and private companies or the public sector: competent, flexible, as well as within short time frames.

Venture Service
Humboldt-Innovation is the first-stop shop and service-centre for Spin-Offs from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and its associates. The company acts as a partner during start-up and all following phases.

Humboldt-Innovation organises presentations and workshops, conducts studies and counsels clients on the topic of knowledge and technology transfer. Additionally, HI supports HU scientists with developing and implementing utilisation plans.

Humboldt-Innovation offers tailor-made services at the interface between science and business in the area of knowledge and technology transfer.

Humboldt-Innovation operates all merchandising activities for the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Berlin Museum of Natural History. The company actively markets the university's archive materials and other resources.


News ( in German )

Die HEALTH-i Initiative kooperiert mit der HU Berlin
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Neues Forschungslabor iLab feierlich eröffnet
Das neue informationswissenschaftliche Forschungslabor modernisiert Forschung ...
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Events ( in German )

Berliner Gründl - Edition Adlershof
Am 7. Juni 2016 zieht das Berliner Gründl nach Adlershof! Das monatliche Gründer-Networkevent der HU startet ab 17:30 Uhr im IRIS Adlershof (Raum 021), Zum Großen Windkanal 6.
IP Day Lebenswissenschaften 2016
Das Servicezentrum Forschung, die Humboldt-Innovation und das IRI für Lebenswissenschaften laden gemeinsam zum IP Day ein. 
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Interview with chancellor Merkel

Volker Hofmann, managing director of Humboldt-Innovation, interviewing chancellor Merkel.