Our mission:

The researchers at Fraunhofer IMW develop powerful and effective strategies, processes, and tools in order to: Facilitate knowledge and technology transfer between organizations, convert knowledge into innovative products and services, develop the right environment for innovation and knowledge transfer. The institute can look back on thirteen years of applied socio-economic research and experience in Leipzig. For the long-term success of customers and partners from business, industry, research and society, the Fraunhofer economists develop scientifically sound solutions for the challenges of globalization.

Research Units

Data Mining and Value Creation

 

Head of Project: Prof. Dr. Heiko Gebauer

Data Mining and Value Creation

Research Units of the Corporate Development in International Competition Division

 

Head of Unit: Dr. habil. Nizar Abdelkafi

Business Models: Engineering and Innovation Unit

 

Head of Unit: Dr. Marija Radic

Price and Service Management Unit

 

Head of Unit: Anzhela Preissler

Professional Development and Competence Management Unit

Research Units of the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Division

 

Head of Unit: Annamaria Riemer

Professionalizing Knowledge Transfer Processes Unit

 

Head of Unit: Dr. Robin Bürger

Innovation Financing Unit

 

Head of Unit: Dr. Friedrich Dornbusch

Innovation Policy and Transfer Design Unit

 

Deputy Head of Unit and contact person: Urban Kaiser

Innovation Acceptance Unit