Business Models: Engineering and Innovation

Research-based support for the design, improvement, and supervision of the implementation of new business models represents our central offer to our clients in economy and industry. Fraunhofer IMW has developed tools to assist businesses in identifying an advantageous market position. This toolbox enables companies to systematically develop, analyze, and continually improve their business models. These tools meet scientific standards and have been tested in the field. The added value for clients is to achieve higher profitability in the long term.

The Unit’s range of services can be found here.

Current projects

Rethinking construction: market study for carbon concrete composite

Energy Supply Business Model



Energy Globe World Award

The "C³ - Carbon Concrete Composite" project, with participation from Fraunhofer IMW, wins the environmental “Energy Globe World” award.

Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center eStandards / 23.8.2018

Focus Group “Digital Transformation of Business Models“ with companies and influencers from Lusatia

Conference on Education in the Field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Standardization in Europe

Selected projects in the annual reports of the Fraunhofer IMW

In its annual reports, the Leipzig Fraunhofer Center presents the wide scope of its socio-economic services spectrum. The expert teams contributions provide a compact overview of the institute's projects, product, subject and research focuses.