Business, culture and society

LMU is one of Europe's most research-intensive universities, and translates the results into practice. Collaborations with trusted partners bridge the gap between exploratory science and marketable products, to the benefit of all.

At a glance

From basic research to successful application – LMU specifically promotes the research transfer to boost innovation and progress. (as of 31 December 2023)


(since 2010)

Patent applications

(since 2010)

(Industrial) collaborations

(since 2017)

Knowledge transfer

Our aim is to ensure that our know-how and research data benefit society as a whole by stimulating technological progress and cultural innovation.

From start-up to global player

Each year our researchers and students transform experimental data into real applications, founding spin-offs and patenting discoveries – in cooperation with partners in industry and business.

Inventions, patents and exploitation rights

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Knowledge Transfer Fund

Benefit from our seed funding for the innovative utilization of your research.

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Promoting young talents

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