Inventions at the University of Stuttgart

The faculties of the University of Stuttgart are not only engaged in teaching and investigating. They also acquire inventions.

In 2017, the University of Stuttgart acquired a total of 82 inventions. With 27 inventions, faculty 7, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering, is the frontrunner. It is followed by faculty 4, Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering, which reached 24 inventions. Faculty 5, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, follows with the third-highest amount of 18 novelties.

Inventions become patents

Be it chemical engineering, energy, materials processing, electronic instruments, optics, metrology, or engineering: From its more than 1,000 patent filings and patents and income from licensed software and know-how, the University of Stuttgart generates annual revenues in the seven figures.