UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam is a subsidiary of the University of Potsdam. Founded in 1998, the non-profit organization is dedicated to facilitating the effective transfer of top-quality research results and teaching to the market. UP Transfer GmbH thus helps to bridge the gap between the realms of academia and practice in business and administration.
The range of services offered by UP Transfer GmbH rests on three pillars:
1. Executive Education
Professional development training for specialists and executives
The executive education programs consist of practice-oriented courses of study and part-time advanced training for executives across the private and public sectors (Public Policy & Management, Business Administration). Also included are various projects in the field of demographic change and projects to ensure the supply of specialists and executives in the future.
In the field of research and development, experts develop solutions for a variety of applications, ranging from applied chemistry and physics to life sciences and geosciences to information and communication technologies.
UP Transfer GmbH delivers a broad spectrum of support services to the University of Potsdam, which includes conference services, patent commercialization, technology consulting services, and the sale of merchandising products in the UNIshop. UP Transfer GmbH also provides services to the "Industry and Business" partner network. Along with individuals, businesses and public administration, the partners and clients of UP Transfer GmbH include organizations and research institutions throughout Germany and overseas.