Research report 2019 - Max Planck Innovation

Max Planck Innovation – The technology transfer organization of the Max Planck Society

Berninger, Markus
Max-Planck-Innovation, München
Every year, Max Planck Innovation evaluates an average of 120 inventions, with roughly half of these leading to a patent application. Since 1979, approximately 4,450 inventions have been supported and around 2,680 exploitation contracts have been concluded. Since the early 90s, 156 newly founded companies (spin-offs) have emerged from the Max Planck Society. Max Planck Innovation advised the vast majority of them. Over 6,000 jobs have been created in these spin-offs since then. Since 1979, MI has achieved a total turnover from license revenues and divestments of close to 490 million euros.

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