Research report 2020 - Max Planck Innovation

Max Planck Innovation - the technology transfer organization of the Max Planck Society

Markus Berninger
Max-Planck-Innovation, München
Max Planck Innovation evaluates an average of 125 inventions each year, around half of which lead to a patent application. Since 1979 around 4,580 inventions have been accompanied and around 2,770 exploitation agreements have been concluded. Since the beginning of the 1990s, 159 spin-offs have emerged from the Max Planck Society, the vast majority of which have been actively supported by Max Planck Innovation. Since then, around 6,500 jobs have been created in these spin-offs. Since 1979 a total turnover including the sale of company shares of around 509 million euros has been achieved.

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