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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.

Die Humboldt-Innovation bietet umfangreiche Serviceleistungen rund um Ihre Veranstaltungen an. Von der Veranstaltungsplanung, über die Teilnehmerregistrierung und Mittelverwaltung bis hin zum Rahmenprogramm.

News ( in German )

4,3 Millionen Euro für Gründungsförderung an den drei großen Berliner Universitäten
Senatsverwaltung für Wirtschaft, Energie und Betriebe und der Europäische ...
3 months, 3 awards.
For three HU-backed startups it only took the first quarter of the year to win ...
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Events ( in German )

Startup-Kurs für HU Wissenschaftler/innen SoSe18
Blockseminar für Forschende der HU zum Thema: Wie wird aus einer Idee oder konkreten Forschugsergebnissen ein attraktives Produkt?
Wagniswerkstatt | 4-tägiges Innovationstraining für Humboldtianer
Das viertägige Blockseminar zur Gestaltung von Innovationsprozessen für (Nachwuchs-)Wissenschaftler/innen und Studierende
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Interview with chancellor Merkel

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