Applied knowledge economy research at Fraunhofer IMW


Selected research projects of the Fraunhofer IMW in the annual report 2017/18.

Customers and Partners


As an institute of applied research, the work of the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy is project-oriented. The institute’s customers and partners are:

  • Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • Research institutions
  • Industry associations
  • Business development corporations
  • Chambers of commerce and industry
  • Other service providers and institutions

Projects of the research units of the Fraunhofer IMW

Projects of the Business Models: Engineering and Innovation Unit

Projects of the Price and Service Management Unit

Projects of the Professional Development and Competency Unit

Projects of the Regional Positioning and Location Development Unit

Projects of the Professionalizing Knowledge Transfer Unit

Projects of the Innovation Financing Unit

Projects of the Competitive Intelligence Unit

Projects of the Innovation Policy and Transfer Design Unit

Projects of the Stakeholder Dialogue and Social Acceptance Unit