Collaboration

Partnering for success

Fraunhofer IAO project teams have an interdisciplinary background and extensive experience, enabling them to develop practical solutions for both the private and public sectors. We offer various forms of collaboration:

Contract research

A significant number of our projects are commissioned directly by businesses or public sector bodies. We provide a wide range of services including feasibility studies, market and trend studies, product engineering, systems development and implementation, strategy development, process development and organizational design.

Innovation networks

To find practical solutions to current challenges, we bring together forward-thinking stakeholders from industry, the scientific community, and the public sector. We organize and coordinate long-term collaborative work and foster productive synergies.

We are currently actively engaged in the following innovation networks:

Publicly funded collaborative projects

We organize and coordinate projects and consortia on both a national and international level as part of our publicly funded research work. Our goal is to find answers to some of the key challenges of the future and help industry and society develop in a sustainable way. Companies and institutions which have adopted a forward-looking stance and which are keen to help shape future trends can become research and industry partners.

We tailor our work to your specific requirements

Are you looking to equip your company for the future using the insights of research and tried-and-true techniques? Get in touch and we will tailor our work to your requirements.

Let’s become partners

Companies and institutions that look to the future, and want to play an active role in shaping the trends of that future, can become research and industry partners.