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  • Innovation Acceptance Unit / 2021

    KERES project workshop: "The Impact of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage"

    Event / October 28, 2021

    The first public KERES workshop, "The Impact of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage," on October 28, 2021, will present the current state of climate research in the KERES project and how this knowledge can be applied to cultural heritage to derive appropriate conservation measures.

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  • Professional Development and Competence Management Unit / 2021

    Second Annual Labor Policy Conference Addresses New Competences for Future Labor Markets

    News / June 23, 2021

    The second Annual Labor Policy Conference in the "Future Centers" program took place on June 22, 2021. This year, over 200 participants from across Germany attended the live stream of the digital event, which was held in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS).

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  • Innovation Acceptance Unit / 2021

    Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft new member of Climate Heritage Network

    News | Leipzig / March 09, 2021

    The Climate Heritage Network recently announced 31 new members of the Network. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is one of the new members, representing 24 Fraunhofer Institutes as part of the Research Alliance for Cultural Heritage including Fraunhofer IMW.

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  • Professional Development and Competence Management Unit / 2021

    Center for Digital Work (ZdA) Launches New Website

    News | Leipzig / February 17, 2021

    With the launch of its website, the Center for Digital Work (ZdA) offers users a wide range of online information on the implementation of the project and on the ESF-funded program "Future Centers" run by the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS).

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  • Blog post Jens Rockel, Deputy Group Leader, Innovation Financing Unit / 2021

    Fraunhofer Survey: Co-financing for Companies

    News | Leipzig / January 12, 2021

    Co-financing is increasingly coming into the focus of companies. This is because it is necessary to set up a broader and more diverse financing structure in order to make entrepreneurial decisions more independently. But what is the state of knowledge among companies on this topic? Fraunhofer IMW surveyed companies from all over Europe to find out.

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  • Innovation Acceptance Unit / 2021

    Fraunhofer IMW Expert Involved as Jury Member in TechCul Ideathon of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Office

    News | Leipzig / January 09, 2021

    For the first time, the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Office, strategic cooperation partner of Fraunhofer IMW, organized the "TechCul Ideathon", an online event for the development and promotion of the creative and cultural sector in the Asia-Pacific region. Urban Kaiser, head of the Innovation Acceptance Unit, was involved as an expert in the subsequent online jury session.

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  • Innovation Acceptance Unit / 2020

    Knowledge Transfer at the Interface of Cultural and Natural Heritage – SXNCH Online Symposium

    News | Leipzig / December 07, 2020

    Knowledge transfer at the interface of cultural and cultural heritage sites often face special challenges. One such case is Petra in Jordan, which, with its stone-carved facades, is located directly at this interface. On December 7th and 8th, 2020, the online symposium SXNCH (Sites at the Intersection of Natural and Cultural Heritage) took place for the exchange of knowledge and networking on issues relating to the preservation, management and perspectives of such cultural heritage sites.

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  • Professional Development and Competence Management Unit / 2020

    Digital Conference Series: A Lecture at the End of the Joint Project: “SING – Making Schools Inclusive”

    News | Leipzig / December 03, 2020

    The joint project “SING - Making Schools Inclusive: development of specialist didactic concepts and organizational structures of an inclusive school" is coming to its end as a project. The results and experiences of this insightful project were presented at the interdisciplinary final event.

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