About UIIN Gateway

UIIN Gateway is the research and innovation project-support arm of the University Industry Innovation Network. As a leading network in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and interaction between science, business and society, we provide project consortia with a variety of services enhancing project dissemination, exploitation and sustainability, ultimately increasing chances of public funding.

Why working with us?

Whilst you focus on the research, we take care of getting it out there
We help you widen the impact of your project onto a European level
You will gain access to our diverse network and extensive resource base
Get in contact with us
If you have any questions or like to discuss collaboration opportunities, please get in touch with:
Dr. Thorsten Kliewe

Our Services


UIIN will communicate your research and raise interest amongst project-external parties through a range of activities, including:
  • Promotional material (website, flyer etc.)
  • Public relations (PR)
  • Social media


a wealth of experience in event organisation and execution. We can thus ensure your event is the right size, provide you with set-up and stimulate the presence of intended stakeholders. These events include:
  • Conferences / (technology) fairs
  • Workshops
  • Webinars


We commercialise/transfer the knowledge and technologies you create. Depending on your exploitation strategy, this might include:
  • Licensing
  • IP sale
  • Spin-off/joint venture creation


We support your project as an internal or external evaluator, focusing on:
  • Project progress and efficiency
  • Project results and outcomes
  • Impact and sustainability

Training and coaching

We develop the knowledge and skills of students, academics and professionals alike, for exampl in:
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Innovation
  • Marketing & communication

Partnership and network development

We develop and manage partnerships and networks enabling successful knowledge transfer and innovation, including:
  • Partner identification and evaluation
  • Partnership development
  • Network management

Market research

We conduct research to understand current and future markets for your research results. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Customer needs and preferences
  • Market size and potential
  • Competitor analysis
  • Usability and market tests


Current projects Past projects
RESTART Entrepreneurship
Type: Dissemination
Region: Europe (focus IE, NL, ES, BG)
Innovation Alliance
Type: Dissemination
Region: Europe (focus UK, ES, RO, DE)
European UBC Study
Type: Research, Dissemination | Region: Europe
For more information on our current projects, please visit our project page
University of Exeter
Type: Market research
Region: Global
Hanse Business reloaded
Type: Partnership / network development
Region: Europe and Russia
Real-time data visualisation
Type: Dissemination
Region: Global
Energy2B event
Type: Dissemination, events
Region: Europe (hosted in Germany)
OptiSoft market development project
Type: Market research, exploitation
Region: Russia and Germany



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