Privacy warning

With the click on the play button an external video from wwww.youtube.com is loaded and started. Your data is possible transferred and stored to third party. Do not start the video if you disagree. Find more about the youtube privacy statement under the following link: http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube

Crowdfunding campaign has started

The Fraunhofer IBP crowdfunding campaign has started, accompanied by the Fraunhofer IMW. Until April 8, 2020 you can enable 16 young restorers* to participate in the #PSPPSummerAcademy & support the preservation of our cultural heritage. Curious?

more info

Scientific survey

The "TransferFinanz" project team is conducting a scientific survey on the crowdfunding campaign "Conservation Summer Academy 2020 in Pompeij".

more info

"TransferFinanz" – Financing the Transfer of Research Findings into Applications with a Social Impact

Motivation:

In basic and applied research, important technical and conceptual conditions often emerge that could contribute to the solution of social challenges. Due to a lack of follow-up financing, however, these results are often not implemented. The benefit to society and the economy then fails to materialize.  

Project Description:

The project “TransferFinanz” aims to test research findings and technology with a potentially high social impact using participative financing instruments, such as crowdfunding. Through the early support of suitable projects, the transfer process of research institutes is to be accelerated. In this way, projects with high societal, social, cultural, or ecological relevance are funded.

Our Services:

Fraunhofer IMW manages the project and develops the respective methods and instruments through the guidance of selected applications in the Fraunhofer Society and experimentally in other extramural research institutes. Different scientific methods will be used, which includes qualitative interviews, participatory observation (action research), and design thinking within the scope of technical workshops.  

Project Partners:

Fraunhofer Institute for Biophysics IBP

Client:

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
DLR Projektträger e. V.

Project Duration:

01.05.2019 – 31.01.2023

See "TransferFinanz" project website