Annual reports

Preview of the Annual Report 2020 / 2021 / 2022

The Annual Report 2020 / 2021 / 2022 is currently in progress and will be published in spring 2023. On this page you get a first insight into the content plan of the report - and you can pre-order your copy.

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Chapter dividers in the Annual Report 2020/21/22
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Highlights in the Annual Report 2020/21/22
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Presentation of the anthology "Resilience" in the Annual Report 2020/21/22
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Presentation of the project "Data Mining and Value Creation" in the Annual Report 2020/21/22
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Presentaion of the project "ViCon" in the Annual Report 2020/21/22
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Presentation of the project "Charms" in the Annual Report 2020/21/22

"Fraunhofer IMW is your research partner for complex, strategic transformation processes."

In the Annual Report 2020 / 2021 / 2022, the following key aspects and competencies of Fraunhofer IMW provide an insight into the current research projects and findings of Fraunhofer scientists conducting socio- and techno-economic research:

  • Resilient value creation
  • Circular economy
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Health
  • Regional Development
  • Hydrogen Economy

In terms of design, the annual report continues the trend of previous years. It is published in the Fraunhofer corporate design and uses reflection, transparencies, light and shadow on the cover and chapter dividers to illustrate that for a successful transformation process, different perspectives must be interrelated and different disciplines must contribute their competencies. This is in line with the DNA of Fraunhofer IMW as a socio- and techno-economic institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

Selected publications in the Annual Report 2020/21/22

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Content plan for the chapter "Applied research"

Annual Report 2020 / 2021 / 2022

Withstanding crises - resilience as a success factor

  • Fraunhofer IMW anthology summarizes key findings on corporate resilience
  • Research project develops management tools for resilient Saxon economy
  • Study analyzes international collaboration during COVID-19 pandemic
  • Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center eStandards: Leipzig Open Workshop furthers digitization in Regional SMEs
  • Center for Digital Work: Competencies for the future of work
  • Sustainability in family-owned companies - how the transformation to a circular economy can succeed

Valuable data - keeping an eye on digital value creation

  • Your data is worth our knowledge: An overview of the project "Data Mining and Value Creation"
  • Research group develops solutions for the digital transformation of the healthcare sector
  • Virtual assistant enables data-sovereign patient consent

Building bridges - knowledge transfer between practice and research

  • Shared knowledge is growing steadily: The Crowd Innovation Platform of the Fraunhofer IMW
  • ClusterFeedback - From knowledge to innovation through crowdsourcing
  • How do co-innovations between Fraunhofer researchers, start-ups and SMEs succeed?
  • Matching algorithms promote knowledge transfer between research and practice
  • Data-based analysis tool for international knowledge transfer
  • Cooperation Partner Latin America: Potentials for Germany's International Research and Innovation Cooperation
  • Recommendations for digital value creation processes int the regionally produced food sector
  • EXPRESS experimental field: knowledge transfer for digital agriculture

Shaping the future - regional development as an opportunity

  • Research division accompanies regional development
  • Innovation studies promote structural change in the Rhenish mining area
  • Institute aims to advance strategies for hydrogen economy
  • Hydrogen hub Leipzig: Studies investigate potential for the city and Central Germany
  • The Potential of Green Gases for the Structural Change in Central Germany
  • Joint Fraunhofer project supports the development of a future hydrogen economy in Germany
  • Platform-based business models for the hydrogen economy
  • Early stage utilization management for the bio-based circular economy
  • Scrap bonus in concrete terms: Recommendations for action for a fair steel market
  • Joint project CHARMS develops sustainable solutions for historic building structures in Thailand

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Annual Report 2018/19


Annual Report 2018/19

The annual report “Digital worlds of knowledge” presents selected research projects, key figures and developments of the institute in 2018/19.

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