KIT Gründerschmiede

For scientific employees

You’re employed at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and with your business idea you want to start your own business or get insights into the startup scene? Then you’ve come to the right place!



Current offers for scientific employees at KIT

Consultation for scientists

The founder consultants of the Innovation and Relations Management support spin-offs with a technological background from the research institutes.

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From Invention to Innovation

The free seminar is adressed to scientists and provides basics and practical examples of patents, licensing and founding.

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Our Schools provide practice-oriented and multidisciplinary knowledge for graduate students, researchers and scientists about founding from science.

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Spaces for high-tech startups

Founders find a home on campus in the two KIT high-tech incubators. Here, furnished office and laboratory rooms are available for selected projects.

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Reasons to found

Are you thinking about whether founding is an option for your professional future? We have put together a few good arguments for founding!

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Stages of starting up

Between the idea and the business startup, you go through several stations. We provide support and information on the way.

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Founder of the Month: GoSilico GmbH

In the interview we asked the founders of GoSilico about the idea, the startup time and the prospects for the future.

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