Fraunhofer Venture sees itself as a contact for all who look for, support, and market innovative technologies. The team is made up of experts in business administration, innovation management, and contract development. This perfectly supplements the technological competence of the researchers.
Thomas Doppelberger is the director of Fraunhofer Venture. He studied economics (political and business economics) at Augsburg University and joined the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in 1998. Since the year 2000, he has been with Fraunhofer Venture and developed and established the spin-off and investment program of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. His particular focus is on the continuous extension of the development process for spin-off projects/ideas and the intensive support for spin-offs and the investment portfolio.