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RESEARCH & TRANSFER

 

Building bridges between science and business


 
 

Solutions for Companies

Companies from medium-size to large corporate business units benefit from interdisciplinary teams of experts at Jacobs University’s research departments: Choose the right customized option for a joint development, research cooperation or knowledge transfer.


 

BOOST INNOVATION THROUGH INTERDISCIPLINARY EXCELLENCE

Take advantage of interdisciplinary skills in a wide variety of fields of an international campus university, where scientists of different disciplines and research areas work together in highly-innovative research centers.

Explore further business opportunities: Jacobs University cooperates with more than 1.000 partners worldwide in the field of science and business to offer companies with limited resources and capacities access to world-class research and technology transfer.

Fast-track your outcomes to deliver products and services to markets efficiently and effectively. Save costs and mitigate liabilities on your technology roadmap to develop marketable innovations by outsourcing parts of your R+D projects to leading experts in the field.
Join a global network!

THREE FOCUS AREAS SHAPE RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • MATHEMATICS & LOGISTICS
     

    COMPUTER SCIENCE & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

    ROBOTICS & INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS

  • LIFE SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY
     

    PHYSICS & EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

    CHEMICAL BIOLOGIE & SCREENINGS

  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
     

    SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES
     

    PSYCHOLOGY & METHODS
     

IMPACT STORIES

SMS GROUP

USE CASE AI – DRIVING AHEAD DIGITALIZATION WITH X-Pact® MES 4.0

As part of its digitalization offensive, SMS group, world market leader in plant and mechanical engineering for the metals industry, has kicked off a research and development project on intelligent production planning, in cooperation with Jacobs University.

The project covers aspects such as dynamic reacting to specific production situations. A further objective is the development of planning modules based on artificial intelligence at X-Pact® MES 4.0, the MES System of the SMS group. This production planning system uses “Performance Enrichment Analysis”, an artificial intelligence component for early detection of abnormalities in the production.

It supports companies of different sectors to aim for an intelligent, autonomous production through machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data analytics – a highly innovative artificial intelligence method developed by SMS group in cooperation with Jacobs University.
 

YOUR OPTIONS FOR JOINT RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Select your tailored customized solutions to meet the individual challenges of your business or enterprise and take the next step towards pioneering innovations:

  • Jacobs University works closely with your R+D to develop joint projects throughout the development of new products, new processes and new technologies.
     
  • Introduce business innovations and bring forward technologies belonging to the latest science findings and research in markets through the launch of new products and services. This is presented by “Licensing Innovations” which are already developed on Jacobs University campus.
     
  • Engage your company in international programs as joint interdisciplinary initatives supportet by EU or BMBF ( Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung).

Jacobs University’s research projects are funded by the German Research Foundation and the European Research Council, as well as by globally leading organizations, aiming at organic growth through product innovations.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Devise your effective solutions in research and development, tailormade and customized on the basis of: Your individual requirements, your objectives and targets, your budgets and your timelines.
Implement cost efficiencies by outsourcing segments of R+D, resulting from infrastructural and process efficiencies. Access the latest results in research and state-of-the-art innovations. Thrive on resources and expertise in a wide array of relevant fields, promoting an interdisciplinary concept across academic disciplines and regions.
Observe your project development with the support of an allocated project manager throughout the entire project-cycle. The team at Jacobs University Business Solutions is always glad to support your projects in consulting, developing, training, and execution.
We are, of course, speaking English and German.
Invest in the future of your business, specifically in innovation, creativity and technology to achieve business growth, particularly during economically challenging times. Meanwhile, get in touch with first class graduates of Jacobs University and establish a valuable network to recruit young talents.
Jacobs University is continuously archiving top results in national and international university rankings. Research and innovation projects are funded by the German Research Foundation and the European Research Council, as well as by globally leading companies and organizations.

TOP RANKINGS

For several years Jacobs University has been ranked in some of the most important national and global university rankings. According to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, it is amongst the 300 best universities worldwide – scoring with its excellent study programs, teaching, research, and international outreach.

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CONTACT US

 

Reach the Jacobs University Business Solutions team by
phone: +49 421 - 200 44 10,
email: business [at] jacobs-university.de,

or simply use the contact form.

 
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