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Selected Press Releases

 

18.3.2022

Saxon Minister of Science at the Fraunhofer IMW

The Saxon Minister of State for Science, Sebastian Gemkow, will be vsiting the Fraunhofer IMW on Friday, March 18, 2022 to discuss innovative business models of Saxon companies and projects on regional development for regions affected by structural change.

5.4.2022

Research Project "DataLab WestSax" Opens simul+ Hybrid Living Lab

The collaborative research project "DataLab WestSax" - Future and Value Creation Lab West Saxony - a regional catalyst for data-based value creation - aims to leverage untapped potential of data for value creation purposes. Prof. Heiko Gebauer's team at the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig and Prof. Christoph Laroque's team at the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau will receive a total of 1.5 million euros in financial support from the simul⁺ innovation hub of the Saxon State Ministry for Regional Development (SMR). This will enable both private and public/municipal companies in the West Saxony region to test adapted digital technologies and data utilization processes.
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18.3.2022

Socio- and Techno-Economic Research Strengthens SMEs in Saxony and Regions Undergoing Structural Change

On Friday Saxony's Minister of State for Science, Culture and Tourism Sebastian Gemkow learned first-hand about the institute's current research priorities. In addition to insights into projects for the development of innovative business models with companies in Saxony, the focus of the conversation was on research activities on future development paths for regions affected by structural change.
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15.3.2022

Eastern Germany offers location advantages for the automotive supply industry despite major challenges

In the Automotive Industry Outlook 2030+, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe and the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig have looked at the German and, in particular, the East German automotive industry. The study, commissioned by the Labour and Environment Foundation of the IGBCE, focuses on the current economic importance of the industry, its future challenges, and options for action in regard to trade unions, politics, industry and the public in the region.
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11.3.2022

Analysing the economic efficiency of transport robots

Fraunhofer IPA has developed a new, flexible transportation robot. A research team from the Fraunhofer IMW headed by Dr. Marija Radic examined the economic viability of the robot based on a life cycle cost analysis.
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Annual Report 2018/19

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