Inventions, Patents, and Business Start-UpsThilo Vogel
RWTH offers advisory services on the innovation process to all researchers at the University, with special emphasis on the protection of intellectual property. It also provides support with setting up and growing high-tech businesses and establishes contacts with partners in business and industry.
Translating Ideas into Marketable Products - with the Assistance from our PatentScouts
Our Patent Scouts assist you with bringing your invention to market or developing a suitable patent exploitation and intellectual property strategy to make the most of your ideas and research results.
The PatentScouts offer support and advice sessions with individual researchers, and also information events for University institutions such as chairs and departments.
Services for Business Start-Ups
In the context of questions concerning intellectual property, we assist reseachers with developing business plans and setting up technology-oriented businesses. In matters concerning business start-ups, we closely collaborate with the RWTH Aachen Entrepreneurship Center.