Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship & International Transfer (ZIFET)

The Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship & International Transfer (ZIFET) is a central academic institution at the University of Koblenz-Landau. It is located and active on both the Koblenz and Landau campuses and coordinates all entrepreneurial projects and activities in research and teaching. In addition, ZIFET is a central point of contact for all aspects of national and international knowledge and technology transfer.

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Scientific entrepreneurship refers to all value added activities related to the support of university spin-offs. This functional view distinguishes between scientific entrepreneurship and the institutional perspective of academic entrepreneurship. The value added aspects of scientific entrepreneurship start with scientific evidence and extend from the market-oriented idea generation and the team building process to the development of business models and the facilitation of financing. The development and implementation of methods and instruments, as well as institutional structures that support the promotion of university spin-offs, are also part of scientific entrepreneurship.
The scientific transfer of knowledge and technology presently being utilized constitutes an interactive, mutually dependent, and gradual process between a provider and a recipient – in other words, a recapturing system. The roles between provider and recipient can change and generally cover the systems of science and economics, as well as politics and society. With an international perspective, the field of consideration extends to the transfer between nations. For example, lectures and publications, licenses, patents, joint projects, further education, or spin-offs, are classical methods and instruments of transfer. Research evaluation is strongly connected with transfer. Classically, the evaluation of individual research achievements comes to the foreground, as well as the evaluation of research and innovation policy programs and the evaluation of the performance of complete research institutions.
Nov 12, 2018

Landau - Offenes Frühstück (für Gründer und Gründungsinteressierte) – Netzwerken mit Gleichgesinnten

Am 12.11.2018 lädt das Team der Gründungskultur Start-ups und Gründungsinteressierte der Universität in Landau zu einem Frühstück ins Innovationslabor ein.
Landau, Bürgerstr. 23, Innovationslabor (BS225)
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Nov 15, 2018

Alternative Finanzierungsformen - Venture Capital-Gesellschaften & Business Angels

Die Finanzierung einer Gründung ist eine der großen Hürden, die ein Start-up nehmen muss. Am 15. November laden das Gründungsbüro der Universität Koblenz-Landau und das TechnologieZentrum Koblenz zu einer Veranstaltung zu alternativen Finanzierungsformen ein.
TechnologieZentrum Koblenz (TZK), Universitätsstraße 3, 56070 Koblenz
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Nov 16, 2018

Koblenz – AndersGründen: Social Entrepreneurship Workshop

Sie möchten die Welt verändern und/oder ein eigenes Start-up gründen? Es fehlen aber noch Wissen, Methoden und die passende Idee? Am 16. und 17.11.2018 bietet der Workshop „AndersGründen: Social Entrepreneurship“ am Campus Landau die Möglichkeit, gemeinsam mit Gleichgesinnten, Ideen zu entwickeln. Mit dem interaktiven und praxisnahen Workshop „ZGI:kompakt“ soll dabei die Welt des Social Entrepreneurship greifbar gemacht werden.
Koblenz, ED School
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Oct 19, 2018

Entrepreneurship Education a Round-the-World – Double Master Degree in Koblenz

Since 2017 a team led by the Vice President Prof. Dr. Harald von Korflesch has successfully established a curriculum for a double master degree in Information Management with a major in entrepreneurship, technology and innovation management (ETI-M) at the University in Koblenz and has signed agreements with six partner universities worldwide - so far.

Oct 19, 2018

Vietnamese Delegation visits ZIFET

A delegation of Vietnamese project partners visited the Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship & International Transfer (ZIFET) on the 2nd of July 2018 in Koblenz to discuss further possibilities of cooperation.

Dec 21, 2016

EXIST IV Project: Björn Höber successfully defends his doctoral work

On the 23rd of November 2016 Björn Höber successfully defended his doctoral thesis dealing with “Firm internal Innovation Contests: Work Environment Perceptions and Employees’ Participation” at the University of Koblenz-Landau.

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