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.