Atrineo AG, Karlsruhe

Identification, evaluation, development and commercialisation of knowledge and technologies

Atrineo AG, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, is an independent, owner-managed company active throughout Germany and Europe in the exploitation and marketing of knowledge and technologies.

The two founders of Atrineo AG have been active in the field of knowledge and technology transfer from public research institutions and academia for over 25 years.

Additionally, Atrineo AG also have a long standing track record supporting technology based companies and start-ups in the fields of innovation management and business venturing.

Atrineo AG
Kaiserstraße 118, D-76133 Karlsruhe

Tel: +49 721 920979-0

What we do

Atrineo AG’s core business is the identification, evaluation, further development and marketing of knowledge and technologies.

Range of services

With its servicesr Atrineo AG targets specifically leading scientific institutions, start-ups and innovative companies.

Public research

In the case of research organisations, Atrineo AG works with all four German research families (Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Leibniz-Gemeinschaft) and some selected universities.


At the same time, Atrineo AG has already supported well over 50 start-ups and innovative companies from Germany and abroad in the realisation of their innovative products and services, the implementation of their growth strategy or in the identification of the right business model for commercialisation.



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Dr. Rüdiger Werp

Rüdiger Werp has over 25 years of professional experience in the commercialisation of knowledge and technologies from public research organisations through cooperation, scientific services and consulting, licensing, IP trade sale or start-up creation.

Rüdiger is well acquainted with the goals and structure of public research institutions in Germany and other European countries. Furthermore, he has many years of experience in the definition and establishment of strategies, structures, systems and processes for the commercialisation of knowledge and technology.

Rüdiger also has extensive experience in dealing with intellectual property and is also well acquainted with public and private financial instruments to further develop new technologies into commercial products and services. Rüdiger Werp specialises in translating research results into viable business models and start-ups.


Dipl.-Ing. Nestor Rodriguez

Nestor Rodriguez has over 15 years of professional experience in the commercialisation of technology from public and privately funded research. Nestor has a proven track record in the analysis of international markets, particularly through primary data collection tailored individual research cases.

Experience in the areas of private equity and corporate strategy reinforces Nestor’s core competence in the development and implementation of sustainable business models founded on novel technologies and knowledge. Nestor Rodriguez has been instrumental in structuring, founding and financing of more than thirty start-ups at a very early growth stage.

As a knowledgeable expert in the energy sector, Nestor is well acquainted with all the key players and also has a solid understanding of the business fundamentals and how current trends shape the need for new technologies and solutions. Nestor regularly participates as an expert and member of the investment jury for German incubators, investors and accelerator projects related to new technologies and also works as an international business coach for the European Commission.


Atrineo AG is always on the lookout for talented and motivated individuals. Please contact us if you are interested in working for our company and reinforcing our team of experts.

We regularly integrate student staff in our daily work and are also able to support bachelor and master thesis if they are aligned with our company goals. Please contact us if you are looking for an exciting, diverse and challenging job or if you are looking for an internship or a master thesis in a young vibrant start-up company.