Working together

What can we do for you?

Are you a founder or work in the innovation department of a company?

As a proven R&D partner and experienced contractor, Fraunhofer IWKS offers a number of attractive cooperation models to industry and research organizations:

Bilateral cooperation and contract R&D

  • Individual assignments
  • Short to medium term contract R&D
  • Direct knowledge transfer in close on-site cooperation
  • Support and guidance during implementation in production processes

Joint industry projects

  • Complementary partnership (e. g. user and supplier)
  • Pooling of methods and competencies
  • Safe commercialization owing to IP protection

Joint projects with public funding

  • Consortium of industry and research partners
  • Medium and long term R&D projects
  • Partial public funding
  • Pre-competitive application-oriented research of fundamental nature

Industrial cooperative research associations

  • Finding solutions in a less competitive environment
  • Longterm projects
  • Shared research costs

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any projects you have in mind.

Click here for a compilation of all relevant information on the R&D principles of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.