Experience innovation.
Create Markets.


Experience innovation.
Create Markets.

We create World Class Innovators

The INC Invention Center on the RWTH Aachen Campus 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.

We are looking forward to meet you!

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12.10.2018 | INC Invention Center establishes new innovation hub in Hong Kong

On October 11, 2018, the INC Invention Center opened its new office in Hong Kong.

26.09.2018 | Meet Prof. Frank Piller from RWTH Aachen at the 12th TIM Conference

Agile innovation is the buzzword and regarded in practice as the game changer. Professor Frank Piller and his team critically face this trend.

26.09.2018 | Meet Robert Hardt from next47 – Speaker at the 12th TIM Conference

Find out how next47 is creating a momentum of innovation and get further insights into the topic "New Corporate Venturing" at the 12th TIM…

Content and Services

  • 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 in October
  • Access to INCworX co-working arena located on RWTH Aachen Campus
  • Methodology support on hybrid development processes
  • Agile development with direct access to RWTH Aachen Campus machine park for rapid prototyping
  • Weekly on-site Knowledge Talks
  • Trend Exploration Days
  • Cross-Industry Groups
  • Consortium Projects
  • Business Model Innovation Workshops
  • Start-Up Identification and Cooperation Projects
  • Gain discounted and prioritized access to INC courses & certification programs:
    • Chief Technology Manager
    • Chief Digital Officer
    • Business Model Innovation
    • Practitioners 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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