Consultancy and Coaching

Inventor Consulting
The inventor consulting offered by the Patent Information Center at the University of Applied Sciences Jena acts as the first contact point regarding questions of intellectual property law. Local patent attorneys consult inventors (students, alumni and employees of the university) at no charge. In addition, the Patent Information Center offers research by order and access to extensive databases about patents, trademarks and industrial designs.

Entrepreneur Consultancy
The entrepreneur consultancy assists students, alumni and employees of the University of Applied Sciences Jena. The consultancy is available in every stage of new business creation.
The main objective deals with the analysis and the advancement of new business ideas to the market entry. The consultancy‘s focus is on all relevant business aspects like marketing, strategy and finance, but also on the application for specific sponsorship.
The entrepreneur consultancy acts as an interface between co-operating partners within and outside the University of Applied Sciences. In later developmental stages, entrepreneurs receive support through the worthwhile participation in fairs, recruiting-events or the provision of infrastructure.


  • General Information on self-employment and business creation
  • Support in the design and evaluation of business concepts
  • Assistance in the application for public funding programs
  • Interface status with partners, mentors and investors
  • Support in public relations matters and participation in fairs