Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW

"Foresight Fraunhofer - Future Topics for Applied Research" Study

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is taking a look into the future as part of its "70 Years of Fraunhofer" anniversary campaign. For this study, future trends for applied research were derived as strategic knowledge for potential technologies and social challenges. The Foresight Method was also further developed.

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"Data Mining and Value Creation" focuses on the value of data for businesses

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Our Mission

At Fraunhofer IMW, our team draws from more than ten years of experience in socioeconomic research at our Leipzig offices. Fraunhofer economists develop scientifically sound solutions to challenges presented by globalization, ensuring the lasting success of our clients and partners from business and industry, research, and civil society.  

Our mission is to develop powerful and effective strategies, processes, and tools, in order to:

  • Facilitate knowledge and technology transfer between organizations
  • Convert knowledge into innovative products and services
  • Develop the right environment for innovation and knowledge transfer

Founded as the Center for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ in 2006, the institute consolidated its expertise and range of services in internationalization and the knowledge economy under a new name in 2015, becoming the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW.

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SPARCS project officially launches

The SPARCS project, a smart city initiative that brings together 31 partners, officially kicked off on October 1st, 2019. The project will provide systematic support for urban transformation and community engagement in two Lighthouse Cities - Espoo (Finland) and Leipzig (Germany). Fraunhofer IMW supports the participating cities in the development of a guide with tools and procedures to foster social empowerment of citizens and relevant stakeholders.

Lecture in the context of the Studium universale of the University of Leipzig / 30.10.2019 / 30.10.2019

The future of value creation in Saxony

Why do data change our value creation?

What possibilities do data, algorithms and artificial intelligence offer for value creation in Saxony?

Prof. Heiko Gebauer and Theresa Wenzel, Digital Project Unit "Data Mining and Value Creation", discuss this topic in this lecture.

 

Interview with Dr. Juliane Welz, Annamaria Riemer, and Inga Döbel

Spotlights of Tomorrow: The project "Foresight Fraunhofer" identifies future trends for 2030

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