BayPAT, a service provider offering services in the area of technology transfer, IP management and commercialization, today announced that it has signed an agreement with E.ON Energy Projects GmbH regarding a technology improving the efficiency and flexibility of combined cycle power plants with cogeneration, developed at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and patent application filed by BayPAT.

Combined cycle power plants comprise the principles of gas turbines and steam power plants. In combination with cogeneration highest efficencies are reached. The TUM technology is based on optimizing the steam extraction of cogeneration plants equipped with gas turbines, enabling to achieve higher overall efficiencies and increasing the flexibility of the power plant. As a result, a larger proportion of the fuel energy can be utilized as final energy in the form of process steam or heating energy. The TUM technology thus makes a decisive contribution to increase both efficiency and  flexibility, as well as to considerably save natural gas consumption, costs and CO2 emissions.

With a selected team of experts and a customized marketing strategy, BayPAT identified in E.ON Energy Projects the perfect partner for the development and implementation of the technology in the market. The transfer agreement with E.ON Energy Projects implements BayPAT’s vision for filling industries sustainable innovation pipeline.

“We are very happy that BayPAT could make a valuable contribution to help achieve reductions in CO2 emissions by providing access to a novel technology in the field of power engineering.” said Dr. Robert Phelps, BayPAT’s Chief Executive Officer.

"By acquiring this innovative technology from the Technical University of Munich, we can significantly increase the value contribution and sustainability of our energy solutions and our customers benefit from this! The increased flexibility of our CHP plants opens up new opportunities in constantly changing energy markets. This sets us apart from our competitors. We think it’s great that BayPAT has given us access to this innovation," says Manfred Wirsing, Managing Director of E.ON Energy Projects GmbH.

About E.ON Energy Projects GmbH

E.ON Energy Projects GmbH (EEP,…) is the company within E.ON responsible for distributed energy solutions for industrial customers in the power segment from 5 MW to 200 MW. Together with its customers, EEP develops tailor-made concepts, builds and finances the energy supply systems and operates and optimizes these – continuously and in close cooperation with their customers – over their entire service life. The energy solutions of EEP are agnostic from technologies, manufacturers or fuels and the customer is always in the focus of the solution. Since its inception in 2000, EEP has implemented or has played a central role in implementing cogeneration projects (primarily based on gas and steam turbine power plants) with an electrical output of more than 1 000 MWel in several European countries for renowned industrial customers. EEP is shaping the future of energy through ground breaking innovations in the field of data intelligence, digital and automated solutions.

Über die Bayerische Patentallianz GmbH

Bayerische Patentallianz GmbH (BayPAT) was founded in 2007 by the Universität Bayern e.V. and the Hochschule Bayern – the Bavarian Universities of Applied Sciences – e.V. as the central patent and marketing agency to foster technology transfer of Bavarian Universities, University Hospitals and Universities of Applied Sciences and is responsible for 33 research institutes. Under the umbrella of the Bavarian Research and Innovation Agency (BayFIA), BayPAT ( is a full-service technology management provider offering services in the areas of technology transfer, IP management and IP commercialisation. Key clients are the Bavarian Universities, University Hospitals and Universities of Applied Sciences and its over 25,000 associated scientists, as well as non-university research institutes, industry and independent inventors worldwide. Main focus in assessing and exploiting IP are the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, medical engineering, physics, automotive industry, energy and environment engineering, information and communication technology as well as mechanical engineering.

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

Bayerische Patentallianz GmbH
Prinzregentenstr. 52
80538 München
Telefon: +49 (89) 5480177-0
Telefax: +49 (89) 5480177-99

Dr. Robert Phelps
Telefon: +49 (89) 5480177-10
Markus Nitschke
Communication and Political Affairs
Telefon: +49 (201) 184-4256
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