Paul-Josef Patt and Jan Blochwitz-Nimoth visit the Fraunhofer Institute in MünstereCAPITAL NEWS
Both speakers showed the participants ways for spin-offs from research institutions and encouraged them to turn innovative ideas into start-ups. Paul-Josef Patt focused on the requirements for innovative spin-offs from the perspective of an investor. For example, not only a team with complementary competencies or a promising go-to-market strategy are urgently needed for a successful start-up. The transfer of patents from research institutes also makes a significant contribution to a successful start-up. Jan Blochwitz-Nimoth underpinned this by reporting on his practical experience with spin-offs, e.g. Novaled AG from TU Dresden and Arioso Systems from FhG-IPMS Dresden, and gave the researchers tips for their own start-up projects.
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