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Using Forschungszentrum Jülich’s patents

Patents held by Forschungszentrum Jülich can be used through licensing agreements. Innovation Management offers advice and support on an individual basis for potential licence holders and interested companies.

Contact: Dr. Ute Schelhaas (UE), tel.: +49 2461 61-9007; email:

Technology services

Forschungszentrum Jülich is regularly on the lookout for technology partners, for example those who offer highly specialized technical solutions for research.

Contact: Dr. Andrea Mahr (UE), tel.: +49 2461 61-9282;

Industry collaborations

Jülich’s External Funding Management division is the bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and industry. Employees liaise with scientific institutes and industrial companies interested in cooperating with Forschungszentrum Jülich. They help companies to identify suitable cooperation partners at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Contact: Immo Wetcke, (D) tel: +49 2461 61-3535, e-mail:

Contract Work

The scientific institutes at Forschungszentrum Jülich as well as the variety of specialized divisions and workshops equipped with unique technology offer companies a range of different, highly specialized high-tech scientific and technical services and contract work.

External Funding Management can provide you with more detailed information and help you identify a direct contact at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Contact: Immo Wetcke, (D) tel: +49 2461 61-3535, e-mail:

Calls for Forschungszentrum Jülich procurements (in German)

Forschungszentrum Jülich seeks competent partners to implement infrastructure-related projects. The calls are issued in accordance with tendering and contract regulations (VOB, VOF, and VOL) for public-sector authorities.

Current calls and further information (in German)