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Centre for Entrepreneurship

Transfer School

How to translate your research results into application – to the benefit of society, ecology and economy

Researchers from TU Berlin and BUA partners are invited to join our compact lecture format, specifically tailored for busy researchers looking for an introduction to knowledge and technology transfer and driven by the desire to generate an impact for people, planet & profit.

Our Transfer School consists of an introductory course, which delivers a comprehensive overview of topics and services related to knowledge and technology transfer at TU Berlin. To further expand on specific topics within the scope of technology transfer, the School then offers interactive Deep Dive Workshops to expand on the topics discussed in the introductory course. 

You are welcome to register for any of these events, depending on your interests and needs. It is not necessary to complete the introductory course to participate in the Deep Dive Workshops. 

Introductory Course

When?          Thursday, 9th June 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 AM
Where?         Hybrid (Zoom & Co-Working Space EINS, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin)
Language?   English


  • Introduction to knowledge and technology transfer
  • Impact-driven innovation
  • Technology readiness – when is your research ready to be applied?
  • Intellectual property and patents
  • Collaborations between research and industry
  • Launching a startup

Deep Dive Workshops

Chances and Challenges for Technology Startups: 14. June 2022

Chances and challenges for technology startups are illuminated based on examples from our startup ecosystem as well as your questions. The interactive session offers room for networking and discussion and is joined by a guest founder who presents his/her own startup journey.
We outline the startup support services provided by TU Berlin and Science&Startups and talk about starting up as a career pathway for scientists.

When: 14th June 2022; 13:00 - 16:00 hrs
Where: AM012, Centre for Entrepreneurship, Hardenbergstr. 38, 10623 Berlin
Moderator: Dr. Susanne Perner (CfE, TU Berlin)

Successfull cooperation between academia and industry: 16. June 2022

This Deep Dive will be offered in German.

A practical, interactive online workshop specially designed for the scientific community, based on the evaluation of over 160 acquisition seminars conducted at scientific institutions, consisting of theory input and short exercises. After the workshop, you will be able to spark interest in your advanced technology with new industrial partners and initiate the first steps towards new industrial projects.

When: 16th June 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 hrs
Where: online (Zoom)
Moderator: Hans-Lothar Busch (mehr-industrieprojekte.de)

This Deep Dive will be held in German.

Patenting your research results at TU Berlin: 21. June 2022

We introduce you to the different types of intellectual property, discuss their specific benefits and requirements and outline the internal processes of patenting & licencing at TU Berlin.
We will also show you how to use patent databases as search tools for your scientific research.
We are looking forward to an interactive session which also offers the chance to discuss individual cases.

When: 21st June 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 hrs
Where: AM012, Centre for Entrepreneurship, Hardenbergstr 38, 10623 Berlin
Moderator: Jeanne Trommer (ZfgE, TU Berlin)

CANCELLED. From Research to Innovation: 29. June 2022

In this interactive workshop, we use a combination of theoretical input and interactive group work to guide you through processes and steps for exploring the transfer and innovation potential of scientific research.
We will introduce you to a range of entrepreneurship tools and methods, which you can later apply to your own research.

When: 29th June 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 hrs
Where: AM012, Centre for Entrepreneurship, Hardenbergstr. 38, 10623 Berlin
Moderator: Dr. Caroline Reid (CfE, TU Berlin)

CfE's Transfer School is supported by the BMBF-funded project Transferwissenschaft.
Speakers kindly join us from TU Berlin's Center for Intellectual Property (ZfgE).