Research Cooperations and Innovation Potentials


As a hub between academia and industry, it is our central task to facilitate access to the University of Göttingen, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and public institutions. We support scientists and scholars by acquiring partners from the practical field for funding applications. In this way, we support the development of innovative products and services.

Are you looking for partners for your project? We provide know-how and contacts!

Whether it is an application-oriented thesis or a research project funded externally, we will search for suitable partners for you and support you in establishing contact and preparing applications. This offer applies both to our students and researchers as well as to external experts seeking contact with experts from the University of Göttingen.
Innovationsscouting

We investigate and document research results that can be used in an interdisciplinary or commercial way, and we establish contact between suitable cooperation partners from academia, industry and society. In doing so, we are in intensive exchange with regional technology consultants and companies. In this way, we facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology to the region and promote innovative projects.

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Start-up support

Do you have a promising business idea? If you work, study or do a doctorate at the University of Göttingen and are considering setting up your own full-time or part-time business, take advantage of the start-up support offer! We accompany you on your way to self-employment, e.g. in the form of confidential one-on-one discussions, further training courses and workshops for prospective founders. We also support you if you want to protect an innovative product or process.


Forschungsprofile Niedersachsen

The portal Forschungsprofile Niedersachsen (Research Profiles of Lower Saxony) offers you structured initial information on research and development at universities and non-university research facilities in Lower Saxony. Search the country's diverse research landscape for information on research areas and cooperation opportunities.

SME-Network: Review and Outlook

The SME network existed from December 2008 to October 2014 under the aegis of the Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG). Successful measures of the SME-network are continued and further developed at various levels of the University.
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