Experience innovation. Create Markets.

We create World Class Innovators

The INC Invention Center is your first point of contact for fast and customer-oriented transformation of ideas into innovations. To this end, we offer an established network of experts and bring you together with suitable research and industry partners. Innovative in a different way: Become a World Class Innovator with us – we accompany your innovation process from the technology and innovation strategy to the prototype.

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07.10.2020 | INC Annual Meeting 2020

Everything different, everything digital. Due to the continuing restrictions imposed by the corona virus, this year’s annual meeting of the Invention Center was held…

09.09.2020 | Update 14th TIM Conference

News about the 14th TIM Conference! The most important thing first: The TIM Conference 2020 will take place! For the first time as Digital…

14.05.2020 | INC Semi-Annual Meeting & Exploration Day

This week our first INC virtual semi-annual meeting took place. After a short update on the center activities, the virtual meeting focused on the…

Content and Services


We guarantee diverse perspectives
  • Exchange with a large cross-industrial community
  • Easy access to a huge network of RWTH Aachen researchers and scientists
  • Recruiting support within RWTH Aachen community
  • Participation in annual Aachen TIM conference
  • Participation in various networking events


We develop differently
  • Acceleration as a Service
  • Methodology support on hybrid development processes
  • Agile development with direct access to RWTH Aachen Campus machine park for rapid prototyping
  • Access to our INCworX creative landscape located at the RWTH Aachen Campus


We shape knowledge transfer
  • Knowledge transfer between science and industry
  • Getting a comprehensive overview of current market, technology and management trends
  • Participation in a wide range of projects and events:
    • Cross-Industry Groups
    • Consortium Projects


We provide hands-on education
  • Comprehensive education and further training
  • Gain discounted and prioritized access to INC courses & certification programs:
    • Chief Technology Manager
    • Chief Digital Officer
    • Business Model Innovation
    • Practitioner-Days
    • Innovation Days

Extraordinary ideas arise in extraordinary places

Use the inspiring environment of our creative landscape called INCworX for the quick implementation of your ideas. Equipped with a large presentation area and small, individual modifiable workspaces INCworX is ideal for working in large and small project teams. You get the chance to create your personal idea-workshop in one of our four working areas. We quickly build functional prototypes with the aid of our local partners at the RWTH Aachen Campus. INCworX gives you the opportunity for a vivid exchange between researchers and discoverers, test candidates and target groups, like-minded people and sparring partners of varied disciplines.

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Swift and successful completion of your innovation

You would like to find yourself on a future-oriented path? You hope to develop innovations quickly, cost-effectively and successfully? The Invention Center provides space for your inspiration, creativity and expanding knowledge. You will pick up ideas from our experts from science and industry and will be able to make sound judgement as to the feasibility of your own concepts. To this end, we apply the latest methods and tools from the field of technology and innovation management.

Whether for product or business model innovation – we will work together to find a solution to meet your own, individual requirements in technology management.

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