About Fraunhofer Venture
Fraunhofer Venture acts as a partner of founders, start-up companies, Fraunhofer institutes and investors. By offering access to Fraunhofer technologies, infrastructure and know-how with more than 5,200 patent classes, it provides young companies with the opportunity of a faster and better establishment of their products on the markets.
The portfolio offered by Fraunhofer Venture includes comprehensive support and consulting services, from the idea to corporate foundation, covering the areas of technology, financing, foundation and participation management.
To account for the growing foundation spirit in the Fraunhofer institutes, the Fraunhofer Venture was established in 1999 with the objective of sustainably supporting scientists on their way to founding their own technology companies.
The service portfolio of Fraunhofer Venture comprises the complete support and consulting of founders. The main tasks include the optimization of the business plan, the selection of the legal corporate form and the drafting of contracts as well as the search for financing, cooperation and industrial partners.
The team understands itself as contact partner for anyone seeking, supporting and marketing innovative technologies. Fraunhofer Venture consists of experts from the fields of business administration and contract drafting. This ideally supplements the technological competence of the served scientists.