Welcome to the website of the Department for Research Administration and Technology Transfer (FFT)

As a central service facility of Bielefeld Unversity, we offer a broad range of services to support and to facilitate third-party funded projects as well as on knowledge and technology transfer.

Our services include
  • Information and advice on funding posibilities and calls for project proposals, FFT-Newsletter
  • Provision of access to the funding information brokerage system ELFI for all university members
  • Assistance in applications
  • Support in realising and completing projects
  • Support and funding of young researchers
  • Advice on knowledge and technology transfer
  • Advice and training for company start-ups
  • Advice and support on inventions, patents and intellectual property rights

Contact staff

Beate Florian
Phone: +49(0)521 - 106-3952
Marion Kranzmann
Phone: +49(0)521 - 106-4143
Further contact persons

Guides and Forms

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Young Researchers


For graduate students and postdoctoral researchers: The Service Center for Young Researchers
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National Funding for Research
The team advises on the application process and implemention of national projects
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European Funding for Research
The EU team advises on the application process and implemention of EU projects
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Knowledge and Technology Transfer
From research to practice: Knowledge and technology transfer and the Centre for Company Start-ups