Take it to HIGHEST: your idea incubator
HIGHEST is consultant, connector and enabler. The link between science, business and industry. If you are a researcher, student, or an advocate for innovation: We are at your side from the very beginning of your endeavor – all the way to your goal.
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HIGHEST – guiding innovation at TU Darmstadt
HIGHEST supports scientists and start-ups at TU Darmstadt with developing marketable products and sustainable companies from research results and projects.
- Single point of contact for researchers and students
- Organizes events and services for startups and innovators at TU Darmstadt
- Leading incubator for deep tech and green tech in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan region
- Drives innovation at TU Darmstadt
Help starts with an H – like HIGHEST
A disruptive idea, a breakthrough in your research, or simple curiosity? HIGHEST is happy to help! Step by step, face to face, and with an excellent track record. Consulting, coaching and accompanying you on your way to becoming an entrepreneur. Not got a head for business? No problem, we can also help you to exploit your research results.
What incredible potential can an idea, a research result, or an invention have? More importantly, what problems of tomorrow can they solve? The possibilities seem endless – let’s talk about it:Consulting
Whatever you need
We amplify success. New ideas, disruptive technologies and research that shake things up. HIGHEST has office spaces, labs, networking opportunities, and funding to get you on the road. So, no need to worry. You’re on a highway to help!Resources
Dare to ask
If you have a question, you can find the answer. But how do you know what questions to ask? At TU Darmstadt, we teach you how to ask the right questions and offer an abundance of fundamental knowledge – in workshops, lectures, and other educational programs.
Protect intellectual property and research results
IP and Research results are valuable. To make sure you get “what it’s worth”, HIGHEST recommends protecting your ideas as early as possible. We can assist. Just get in touch with our consulting team and IP experts – right here on campus.Patents & IP
Expert knowledge from the source.
No need to chase around if you know someone in the know. HIGHEST connects with successful experts from business, industry and research.Learn more about our experts
Our successful start-ups
Achieving even more together
Business, science, business professionals, thinkers and doers. HIGHEST offers more than a network: an ecosystem in the heart of Darmstadt.Learn more about our ecosystem
March 23, 2023
Mathe und Müsli
„peasofjoy”–Start-up-Gründung während des Studiums
March 9, 2023
Ein Boot namens Wamo
Start-up e.Ray rettet Leben mit Wassermonitoring-Plattform
February 9, 2023
Neues neu denken
Lionel Born – aus einem Gründer wird ein Unternehmer
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reLi – internationales Team recycelt E-Auto-Batterien
recycling von Lithium-Batterien – und das noch „reLiable“
January 26, 2023
Medizinisches Plastik vom Feld
Die Antwort von BIOVOX lautet: Zuckerrohr. Die Kunststoffe des Start-ups sind durch diese Pflanze zu 100 Prozent biobasiert.
February 23, 2023
Laden von Elektroautos mit Schwung
ADAPTIVE Balancing Power GmbH baut Ladestation mit Schwungmassenspeicher