Research report 2021 - Max Planck Innovation
Max Planck Innovation - the technology transfer organization of the Max Planck Society
SummaryMax Planck Innovation evaluates an average of 130 inventions per year, about half of which lead to a patent application. Since 1979, more than 4,700 inventions have been accompanied and around 2,850 exploitation agreements concluded. Since the early 1990s, 170 spin-off companies have emerged from the Max Planck Society (MPG), the vast majority of which have been actively supported by Max Planck Innovation. Around 8,200 jobs have been created in these spin-offs since then. Since 1979, a total turnover from licenses and the sale of participations of more than 530 million euros has been achieved.