Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (TIME)


Based on the research topic ‘Bringing Technologies to Markets’ – which was a component of the University’s  ‘Excellence Initiative’ program – this Research Area combines aspects of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation management, innovation markets, consumer behavior, technology transfer and commercialization. This particular Research Area is center-stage in RWTH Aachen University’s vision of becoming an integrated university of technology, and it offers a plethora of opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Relevant fields of activities would be, for example, effective and efficient management of innovation processes, customer-centric management of products and services, development of innovative business models, management of customer relations and start-ups, user acceptance and dissemination of new technologies in the market, or the developing of efficient processes in the knowledge transfer from universities and research facilities to the industry.

The website of the TIME Research Area