Are you among our alumni? Keep in touch with us.

As a former member of staff at the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy, we have accompanied you as your employer on part of your journey through life. You have supported us as a member of the research staff, as a student in an assistant position or within your student internship, thereby contributing to the success of the entire institute.
We would very much like to stay in contact with you, even after you have left. After all, as one of the alumni, you remain an integral part of the institute, no matter where on the globe you are currently working or researching.

Alumni network member benefits at a glance:

  • Regular information free of charge on the latest news at the institute, e.g. presentations, conferences, events, research findings and much more
  • Meeting and networking with former colleagues and supervisors
  • The chance to exchange information at a professional level and initiate new joint projects and schemes.

Fraunhofer Alumni e.V.

Join the Franhofer Alumni Network

The Fraunhofer Alumni e.V. is a strong community of experts. As a member, you are an active part of our society, no matter where your career takes you.  Join now in the Alumni Portal.

Upcoming Alumni Events

As a member of the Fraunhofer Alumni Netowork, you have access to exlucisve events.  See here for a pick of events coming up later in the year.

Alumni Spotlights

Romy Kohlmann worked at Fraunhofer IMW (previously known as Fraunhofer MOEZ) from 2006 to 2012, and has now moved on to a position in research management at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center in Zurich, Switzerland. Ms. Kohlmann shares her experiences at the Leipzig Fraunhofer Center and how they have helped shape her career since.

Alumni Romy Kohlmann: A unique opportunity to contribute to the constitution of a new research centre.

Marc Tobias worked at Fraunhofer IMW from March 2009 to August 2010, and is now a consultant for Innovation Management and New Technologies. In this interview, he talks about starting a division from scratch and his interest in sustainable innovation.

Alumni Marc Tobias: Looking for the next big innovation model.

Daniel Bloemers worked at Fraunhofer IMW from 2010 to 2015, and has now moved on to become a European Union offical. In this interview, he talks about how his work at Fraunhofer IMW shaped his career path and what his plans for the future include.

Alumni Daniel Bloemers: "The best is yet to come!"

Registration for the Fraunhofer IMW Alumni Newsletter

The Fraunhofer IMW alumni newsletter is regularly published free of charge in English. We attach great importance to data protection, which is why we use the "double opt-in" procedure (§ 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG) for newsletter subscriptions: After registering for the newsletter you will receive an e-mail to the specified e-mail account. This e-mail contains a link which activates the subscription upon confirmation. This prevents the unwanted delivery of newsletters, as well as the intentional entry of external e-mail addresses and includes compliance with the EU Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) for sending newsletters. Registration for the alumni newsletter is voluntary and free of charge. You hereby declare your informed consent to receive the Fraunhofer IMW alumni newsletter, the annual report, further publications and event invitations. You can cancel your newsletter subscription at any time.

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