The Innovation Office initiates and supports collaborations between science, society and industry, promotes the transfer of research, technology, knowledge and personnel from the University into the region.

Through this technology and science transfer, it translates the inventions of over 5.000 scientists who conduct research at the University of Münster and generate knowledge every day into usable innovations.

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Citizen Science Competition

The University of Münster announced a Citizen Science Competition for the first time in March 2019. Up to 10000 Euro in total are to be granted. For further informations please check Citizen Science Wettbewerb. The application deadline is 15.05.2019.

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WWU-Excellence Start-Up Center NRW

The Rector of the University of Münster, Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessels, successfully defended the proposal for a WWU-Excellence Start-Up Center NRW in front of a high ranking jury. The University of Münster is one of six – along with Aachen, Bochum, Dortmund, Köln, and Paderborn – which will receive a total of 150 Miollion Euro over the next five years to support the development of a start-up friendly “ecosystem”.