the Innovation Platform of the TU Darmstadt / HIGHEST

For researchers

Intellectual property – protection and exploitation

The TU Darmstadt and HIGHEST offer an excellent environment and diverse support for the protection and exploitation of intellectual property. We advise on patenting and exploitation strategies and accompany you in the process of invention and patent application. We provide support in exploitation activities, arrange company contacts and help in the search for funding or project partners – confidentially and independently.

to Sciene and research Institutes

For companies

Achieving even more together

Companies of all sizes and industries benefit from the cooperation with the TU Darmstadt. We can adapt research work exactly to the requirements of our cooperation partners. To this end, we discuss and define the problem together, then we develop a solution approach and propose the further procedure – with defined sub-steps and clear framework conditions.

to Companies

Consulting to success

For Company founders, we are your companions

With our networking platform, HIGHEST the Innovation and Start-up Center of TU Darmstadt, we offer to all those interested in founding a company within this region a wide range of services for setting up a company. We are your companions, starting from the idea to the scientific knowledge leading finally to your own start-up. Coaching, networking events, contacts to relevant players in business, science and politics are as much a part of our services as the search for investors and our knowledge regarding funding programs.


The Ecosystem

HIGHWAY, the Innovation Platform of the TU Darmstadt is part of the Innoloft Ecosystem, a "network of networks". Thus, HIGHWAY is connected to all other LoftOS platforms of the Ecosystem in different countries and industries.

The advantage: Innovation exchange among all platforms of business­opportunities, offers and requests. The ecosystem multiplies the reach and thus the added value for all users*. International collaboration and cross-industry innovation are easily possible.

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