Networks and Cooperations

Complex challenges require bundled competencies. This is why Fraunhofer institutes organize and engage themselves in networks - together with other institutes as well as external institutions.

Memberships in Fraunhofer Networks

Fraunhofer IMW is a founding member of the

Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research

Fraunhofer IMW is a founding member of the

Fraunhofer Sustainability Network

Fraunhofer IMW is a partner of the

Research Alliance Cultural Heritage

A joint initiative of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Leibniz Association and the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

Fraunhofer IMW is a member of the

Fraunhofer Group "Science, Art and Design".

Fraunhofer IMW is a member of the

Fraunhofer Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Alliance

Fraunhofer IMW is a guest member of the

Fraunhofer Group for Production

Fraunhofer IMW is a partner of the

Morgenstadt Innovation Network

Further Memberships of Fraunhofer IMW

Institute Director Joins Workgroup of Platform Industrie 4.0 as Expert for Innovation Research

Within the framework of the platform headed by Federal Minister of Economics and Technology Peter Altmaier and Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek, Prof. Posselt and the "Digital Business Models" working group are focusing on the value creation contribution of Industry 4.0.

Partner of the Leibniz ScienceCampus »Eastern Europe – Global Area« (EEGA)

Fraunhofer IMW is a founding member and partner of the Leibniz ScienceCampus »Eastern Europe – Global Area« (EEGA). In the science region Leipzig - Halle - Jena, the ScienceCampus is supporting researchers in the second funding period with new research perspectives on Eastern Europe.

Cooperation with the Diesel Curatorium

Institute Director Prof. Dr. Thorsten Posselt is part of the renowned Diesel Curatorium and the Curatorium's Technical and Scientific Advisory Board.

Partner of the Initiative Mittelstand

The institute director of the Leipzig Fraunhofer Center, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Posselt, is a member of the jury of the INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT of the Initiative Mittelstand.

Fraunhofer IMW is a Member of Together for Leipzig e.V.

The association "Gemeinsam für Leipzig" sees it as its task to promote small and medium-sized enterprises in the region. The now more than 120 members are jointly committed to the well-being of the city by supporting non-profit projects in education, culture and sports. With its own economic power, the association aims to further promote Leipzig as a business location locally and internationally, to revitalize the economic cycle, and to secure and create new jobs.