Research results


The University offers various research results as licenses/ to purchase for commercial use. Below is a selection of our current patents. Should you be interested in these patents or other research results, please contact us via the address provided on the right.


  • Membrane pump

    to create near-laminar flow, incl. process for the operation of such a membrane pump (in German)

    Membrane pump

  • Measuring cell

    for Raman spectroscopy at solid-liquid interfaces and application thereof (in German)

    Measuring cell

  • Positioning of nanowires

    Positioning of nanowires in microsystems, microelectronic process for the production of a substrate that is structured with nanowires (in German)

    Positioning of nanowires


The University develops software solutions for a variety of applications. Below are some examples. If you are interested in these or other applications, please contact the respective work group directly.


  • AREA Augmented Reality Engine

    is a software package that can be tailored to individual needs and is used to create augmented reality applications for mobile devices.

    AREA Augmented Reality Engine

  • Track your Tinnitus

    is a smartphone app to capture individual variations of tinnitus perception.

    Track your Tinnitus


    is a planning system for hierarchical planning problems.


  • ELK Reasoner

    is a tool for the utilisation of ontological relations (relations of existence). It is based on the ontology language OWL Open Source.

    ELK Reasoner

  • FusionKit

    is a software package based on multiple Kinect time-of-flight cameras for markerless tracking of movements as well as marker-based object tracking.


  • Fast Nano-Positioning System

    is a software programme for the realisation of Nano-Positioning System (NPS) that allows the localisation of flexible domains in macromolecules. It does so by combining probabilistic data analyses and single molecule measurements with x-ray crystallography data.

    Fast Nano-Positioning System

  • Inviwo

    is a software of the Visual Computing group

    Inviwo C++ System for the easy creation of interactive prototypes

    VisCom Framework for the effective utilisation of projection walls

    Reaction-Diffusion Visualization

    Panorama Generator converts panorama pictures into a version that can be put on the surface of a cube.


More research results

In addition to patents and software solutions, the University offers a broad spectrum of work results. These can be purchased for direct application or further developed for your particular purposes. If interested, please contact the respective work groups directly.

More research results

  • inScent

    is an extension of the human-machine interface with the aspect of olfaction, incl. realisation via vaporiser.


  • CircularSelection

    is a user interface and operating concept for small screens (watch).


  • proCollab

    is lifecycle-based task management support for knowledge-intensive processes.



    integrates mobile devices into process management in the example of patient care.


  • pdminsight

    is a system for predictive maintenance.


  • QuetionSys

    is a system for the generation, execution and analysis of psychological questionnaires, enabling process-driven mobile data collection.


  • Energy based step-finder algorithm

    is an effective two-step algorithm which detects steps in a high-bandwidth signal by minimising an energy-based model (Energy Based Step-Finder, EBS).

    Energy based step-finder algorithm


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