Department of Legal Affairs and Technology Transfer

The Department of Legal Affairs and Technology Transfer performs a service function to the institutes of the HZG as well as to its administrative and scientific directors.

It consists of:

  • the group Legal Affairs
  • the group Technology Transfer Support
  • the group Organisational Development

Head of the Department: Nicole Kleimeier

The group Legal Affairs

The group Legal Affairs combines legal support within the context of the Department of Legal Affairs and Technology Transfer

  • third-party funded projects e.g. co-operation agreements within joint projects
  • technology transfer activities e.g. licence contracts, material transfer agreements
  • other research related contracts e.g. non-disclosure agreements
  • all other legal matters except for employment law apart from labour law matters

Head of the group Legal Affairs

Christine Neumann

Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 / 87 - 1639

E-mail contact

For non-specific questions, please contact

The Group Technology Transfer Support

The Group Technology Transfer Support is responsible for

  • offers advice and support to the scientists in matters concerning patenting procedures
  • offers support in utilisation of technologies

Acting head of the group

Nicole Kleimeier

Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 / 87 - 1678

E-mail contact

Consultant for IP-rights and licensing

Christina Geisler

Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 / 87 - 1713

E-mail contact

Business Development Manager

Friedrich von Rantzau

Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 / 87 - 1663

E-mail contact

Organisational Development

This group supports the - interdisciplinary - organisational development within the administration.

Head of the group Organisational Development

André Hilliger

Phone: +49 (0) 41 52 / 87 - 1792

E-mail contact