Technology transfer through spin-offs

To advance the transfer of its scientific research findings and meet the growing start-up spirit in the Fraunhofer institutes, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft initiated its Fraunhofer Venture division in 1999.

The aim of Fraunhofer Venture is to make innovations usable through spin-offs and lead them to economic value creation.

As of today, we supported the successful start-up of more than 200 companies from life science/medical science, energy and environment, information and communication, manufacturing and processing, microelectronics, transport and logistics, materials, and photonics.

Developing Ideas with Fraunhofer Venture

Fraunhofer Venture supports researchers when developing ideas and bringing them to the market. Especially for this, Fraunhofer Venture developed an integrated development process, which is based on spin-off procedures. Researchers can profit from several Fraunhofer Venture programmes such as Business IdeationFDays®, FFE and FFM in order to foster their first business model and get coached along the way.

 

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11.10.2018

»FMD-Space« - The Hightech Incubator for Innovators and Startups

The future will be electric and digital - and the German electrical industry, with a turnover of 192 billion euros, is one of the leaders in Europe. To keep it that way, the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics (consisting of 11 Fraunhofer Institutes) and the Leibniz Institutes FBH and IHP have joined forces and founded the »Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland« (FMD). The network offers diverse participation opportunities for start-ups and companies.
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14.9.2018

'Managers of the startup scene' meeting by IHK München - Sep 14

On Friday, 14.9. the "managers of the startup scene" meeting will take place for the 5th consecutive year. A network of actors who offer services for start-ups in and around Munich. Because the more complex the ecosystem, the more important the exchange between the actors. This exciting networking event is organized by the Startup Unit of the IHK Munich. The event is hosted by Fraunhofer Venture - we are pleased to welcome all partners to our Fraunhofer headquarters in Munich.
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13.9.2018

Female Founders @ Fraunhofer: Monika Lelonek, Founder of Smart Membranes

For far too long, company founding was a typical male domain. According to the Female Founders Monitor 2018 of the Bundesverband Deutsche Startups though, female founders are catching up quickly and statistically at least as successful as their male counterparts. In our Female Founders series, we present Fraunhofer entrepreneurship pioneers, who will show how female scientists can become successful business leaders.
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10.9.2018

Female Health Hackathon: Shaping Female Health's Medical Future

The medicine of the future combines medical expertise with high-tech, software and new services. The Female Health Hackathon 2018 will therefore unite doctors and developers, designers and nurses, scientists and entrepreneurs as well as many other experts in an innovative format.
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