Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Maastricht University

The Knowledge Transfer Office

The Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) gives shape and meaning to UM’s third task: Its mission is to promote, foster and facilitate the transfer of academic knowledge from Maastricht University to society with the goal of maximizing both societal as well as economic value. KTO supports researchers in the complex process of valorisation. KTO is an institute of Maastricht University that supports and coordinates fundraising, knowledge cooperation and knowledge transfer by university faculties and manages the knowledge commercialization processes.


Specialists working at KTO provide tailor-made services to researchers and students active in fundraising and the valorisation of their knowledge. Find more information on the Knowledge Transfer Office.