Contest for Startup Cooperations

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Call for Startups "Smart Mobility & Logistics"

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TechBridge | Fraunhofer-Startup-Cooperations

The Fraunhofer Venture project "TechBridge" has the mission to match startup founders and Fraunhofer researchers to initiate or develop common tech projects. These projects are supported by coaching formats and project budgets which can be won by selected tandems (researcher-startup tandems). 

Benefits for startups: We enable the access to Fraunhofer-technologies, expertise and infrastructure for a faster development or upgrade of your technologies and a leverage of your business model.

Benefits for Fraunhofer researchers and Fraunhofer institutes: We introduce you to innovative business models from the startup ecosystem to get to know agile commercialization partners for your technologies.

Our Services

You are a founder or work in a start-up and are looking for a technology partner to e.g. further develop your product? You want to cooperate with Fraunhofer? Then you found your perfect programme.

What we can offer you:

 

1. Match with your perfect Fraunhofer-Expert:

Fill out our application form (available in German only), so that we can get to know you. If your offer suits and interests us, we will match you with a fitting Fraunhofer-researcher. Find your perfect match now.

 

2. Contest for startup cooperations - TandemCamp

You found a Fraunhofer-Researcher, with whom you would like to work together in a project? Then apply for our TandemCamp, pitch your project idea and win professional coaching sessions as well as a cooperation budget of 10.000€ for your first steps and a following financing round of up to 60.000€. Find out more about TandemCamp.

 

Any more questions? Feel free to contact Claire Siegert.

You are working in a Fraunhofer-Insitute and looking for an interesting use case for your technology? You are interested in startups as sales partners? Then you came to the right place. We will find you the perfect startup.

What we can offer you:

 

1. Startup-initiatives – Develop and foster you startup oriented activites.

We can support existing startup oriented initiatives at Fraunhofer and develop startup initiatives with motivated Fraunhofer-Institutes, which have a particular interest in cooperation projects with startups. Examples for this are  Match-Making Events, Startup-Scouting-Initiatives und Hackathons.

 

2. TandemCamp – Steer towards startup cooperations professionally.

You have found a startup, with which you would like to work in a project? Then feel free to apply to our TandemCamp, pitch your project idea and win professional coaching sessions as well as a cooperation budget of 10.000€ for your first steps and a following financing round of up to 60.000€. Find out more about TandemCamp.

 

3. Innovation projects – Initiate you first cooperative R&D project.

After the successful initiation, TechBridge supports the further development of cooperative innovation projects. Coaching formats and project-budgets enable to work quickly, efficiently and in a structured way.

 

Any more questions? Feel free to contact Niels Dietzsch.

Current Contests and Events

 

Contest / 29.4.2018

TandemCamp IV

Contest for Startup-Cooperations

 

 

The application period for TandemCamp IV is over. Selected teams can will coaching sessions and project budgets for their cooperations' first steps. 

 

(Information only available in German)

 

Contest / 15.4.2018

Call for Startups

"Smart Mobility & Logistics"

 

 

 

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Fraunhofer IML, Fraunhofer IAO, Digital Hub Logistics, Leistungszentrum Logistik & IT

 

(Information only available in German)

 

 

 

Contest / 28.1.2018

Call for Startups

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

 

 

Fraunhofer IAIS, Fraunhofer AISEC, Fraunhofer IIS

 

 

(Information only available in German)

 

Current News

 

25.4.2018

Cooperation between Fraunhofer IPA and startup eMovements GmbH leads to integration of Fraunhofer-Technology for development of electric rollator

 

«TandemCamp» - that may sound like a new sports program to get fit for spring. This however is not what «TandemCamp» stands for, only the agility in the workflow and teamwork might be comparable to a sports programme. «TandemCamp» is a contest a start-up and Fraunhofer-Ínstitute cooperation. It's an initiative from the Fraunhofer-Venture format «TechBridge» , which is a project supported and financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and which aims to unite start-ups and Fraunhofer-Institutes.

 

10.4.2018

Two award-winning startup-cooperations at the Fraunhofer DemoDay

 

An interesting TandemCamp-Pitchsessions about innovative technologiy-development shaped the Fraunhofer-DemoDay on April 10th. Two out of five winners from the third TandemCamp were able to gain further financial funding within the TechBridge project. Monitorfish, in collaboration with the Fraunhofer IGD-R from Rostock, was awarded 60.000€ , whilst CovertScience, in cooperation with the Fraunhofer IZM from Berlin, received 40.000€.