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RWTH Aachen offers targeted information, assistance, and advising for new researchers. Photo: Thilo Vogel

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Exploratory Research Space - ERS

The Exploratory Research Space at RWTH Aachen University (ERS) has been initiated under the Excellence Initiative and now forms a core element of the University's institutional strategy. ERS promotes and funds interdisciplinary research projects and provides a platform for scientists who join forces to develop highly innovative, challenging research ideas involving a higher risk than conventional ventures and who seek to realize their ideas in so-called seed fund or boost fund projects.

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Research Funding

The Division of Research Funding assists you with all questions on how to acquire external funding.

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Inventions, Patents, and Business Start-Ups

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RWTH offers advisory services on the innovation process to all researchers at the University, with special emphasis on the protection of intellectual property.

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Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs

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RWTH Aachen offers early career researchers a comprehensive selection of qualification measures for career and management development. Photo: Thilo Vogel


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Networking and interdisciplinary exchange are highly valued at RWTH Aachen. The University offers its scientists diverse possibilities to meet each other, share their work with each other, and network. Photo: Thilo Vogel