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Commercializing cutting-edge research

Commercializing cutting-edge research


As the largest research organization for application research in Europe, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft stands for excellence in research. With a number of internal programs, Fraunhofer fosters the establishment of Fraunhofer spin-offs. Financing a technology company often remains the greatest challenge of the start-up phase and is an essential success factor for technology transfer.

With Fraunhofer Venture, investors gain access to promising technology projects at a very early stage, but also to versatile investment options in extraordinary technology spin-offs of a high maturity, with the possible option of co-financing by Fraunhofer. Fraunhofer Venture is the central point of contact for the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft investment portfolio.

Below you will find an overview of interesting topics for investors:

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Success stories

Here are some examples of particularly successful Fraunhofer spin-offs.

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Munich Investment Forum

The Munich Investment Forum brings together founders and investors. Investors have the opportunity to get to know innovative spin-offs of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and of Munich universities looking for financing.


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Cooperation with Fraunhofer

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