New knowledge for your company

Innovative companies benefit from close networks between state-of-the-art technology and science. This is how to efficiently generate the new ideas that lead to the development of innovative products and processes. The outstanding scientific landscape and intensive exchange of business with science and users in the cluster structures of the capital region provide ideal opportunities for efficient technology transfer.

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology assists companies and scientific institutions in their search for the right cooperation partners in Berlin and accelerating the technology transfer between science and business.

The  Business Technology Package provides you with well-connected experts with proven instruments for initiating and planning product and process innovations. They can provide expert answers to your questions on knowledge and technology transfer.

Our Service

Trends and potential

Are you looking for information on trends and the potential of technology-related developments? We support you in preparing and assessing innovation projects with regard to market potential, the competitive situation, the current state of the art, protective rights and the (regulatory) conditions. Our technology service will assist you with the instruments and methods you require for feasibility analyses and decision support.

Patent service

Industrial property rights are the basis for the effective utilization of know-how and intellectual property. Our patent service provides technical information and funding opportunities for companies (SMEs) for the patent application process and information on property rights strategies. The services range from novelty searches and cost-benefit analyses to exploring options for property rights marketing and licensing.

Platforms and forums for knowledge and technology transfer

We provide Berlin companies and research facilities with information and contacts for accelerating innovation via sector-specific, interdisciplinary cooperation platforms. And in cooperation forums, experts share the latest findings on current trends and technology developments in their field.

In order to solve specific subtasks of your innovation project, we support your search for specialized cooperation partners from science and business. Supplementary services ranging from concept development to concrete project planning and exploring financing options round out our program.

Incentives for innovation

Along the entire value chain of technology-based products and services, we will inform and advise you as you make your selection among the support programs on the state (e.g. ProFIT), federal (e.g. ZIM) and EU (e.g. Horizont 2020) levels. We work in cooperation with partner organizations and will also assist you in preparing innovation projects.

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology is the authorized program partner for the following technology-oriented support activities:

  • SIGNO SME patent campaign
  • go-Inno Innovation management supervision (market-technology analyses and implementation concepts for innovation projects)
  • i2m ideas to Market Technology transfer support for scientists
  • Transfer BONUS Technology transfer support for Berlin SMEs

Your project team at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology will support your innovation and technology transfer projects and in cooperation with partner organizations, will provide you with appropriate services in Berlin from one source.


We provide access to the regional Transfer-Allianz network and an overview of the players in the various fields of knowledge and technology transfer. Our goals are to be a partner in the further development of the innovation potential of science and economy, to intensify the knowledge and technology transfer and to strengthen the competitive ability of the capital region economy. The basis for Transfer-Allianz’s work is the catalog of measures being implemented and further developed in conjunction with the Industrial City Berlin 2010-2020 master plan in the Innovations section.