Center for Economics of Materials CEM

Center for Economics of Materials CEM supplements the portfolio of Fraunhofer IMW

The experts at the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig use applied socio-economic research to develop long-term solutions for the success of customers and partners in the the sectors of economy, industry, research and society. In order to supplement the portfolio of the Fraunhofer IMW and to bundle technological and socio-economic research, the Center for Economics of Materials CEM in Halle, which was formerly located at at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Devices IMWS, has been converted to become a part of the Fraunhofer IMW. With this affiliation, Fraunhofer also takes into account the special social importance of structural change in Central Germany.



Study / 14.3.2022

Industry outlook 2030+: Automotive with focus on Eastern Germany

The study examines the strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the automotive supply industry in Eastern Germany.

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Industry and Research Projects


Biwibi – Sustainable Combination of Renewable Energy Sources


Approaches to Shaping Structural Change towards a Sustainable Industrial Society

Cooperation with other research units at Fraunhofer IMW

  • Project Circonomy Hub Initial – Unit Business Models: Engineering and Innovation  


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