As Heidelberg University's transfer agency, hei_INNOVATION stands for the transfer of knowledge and technology from university research results to society and is the central point of contact for supporting and implementing transfer activities at Heidelberg University. The Transfer Agency's services in the area of knowledge and technology transfer can be used by all members of the university. It is thus a platform for the further development of future-oriented ideas.
The Transfer Agency
hei_INNOVATION is a Rectorate's Department of the of the Vice-rectorfor for Innovation and Transfer and was established in 2019 as part of Heidelberg University's Excellence Strategy.
Services and Support
The hei_INNOVATION team supports all members of the university in their transfer projects, is available at all times to answer questions and provides individual advice on the topic of innovation and transfer.
Open office hours and consultation
hei_INNOVATION offers regular open consultation hours and advice sessions in Heidelberg and Mannheim. It is recommended to make an appointment in advance, but it is also possible to come to the consultation hours spontaneously.
The hei_INNOVATION newsletter informs monthly about activities and offers of the Transfer Agency, transfer-relevant developments, news and events from the university, as well as initiatives of its partners.