Contract research at IMWS

Innovation - made by Fraunhofer IMWS

The Fraunhofer Institutes offer research services: They work for clients in industry and public authorities. The objective of this applied research is to use science and research for innovative products and applications.

Fraunhofer supplies what industry needs: Innovations, because these are one of the most important factors in entrepreneurial success. Only those who know what their customers want, who is technically up-to-date, and who responds to market changes quickly, will survive in global competition.

Those who want to lead their company to success opt for a professional innovation team: creative minds, experienced developers, own research departments. Anyone who wants to make use of all advantages also, also engages the services of external expertise: The Fraunhofer Institutes constitute an economical alternative. They help you to advance the innovation process in your company.


A partnership tailored to your requirements

With 24,000 employees and an annual research volume of more than euro 2 billion, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft is the largest organization for applied research in Europe. Its clients are companies from all industries and of all sizes, from small and medium-sized enterprises to global corporations.

The following applies to all businesses, whatever their size: Whoever wants to keep up internationally must face the competition, make contacts and take up technological trends. As part of the Fraunhofer network, the Fraunhofer IMWS is in constant contact with the most important current and future science and economic regions. In this way, trends can be taken up early and the institute’s own work is subjected to global benchmarking. Our domestic clients also benefit from this.

We know that research is an indispensable requirement for economic success: We also know: Each company makes sure that their innovation work is organized to be as effective as possible. To achieve this, we offer tailor-made solutions with contract research as a cost-effective option: As a temporary partner Fraunhofer Institutes undertake specific projects on schedule and professionally. The costs are low compared to a company’s in-house research capacity and are clearly calculable.