Strategic Research Management

International Business Development: Developing New Markets

We help our industry and business partners be successful on national and international markets. We develop innovative solutions together with businesses at locations in Germany, Europe and the rest of the world and implement them in joint projects. We support our business partners with advice, allowing for the distinctive features of the respective markets. We are present in the most important current and future research and business regions. We are the contact especially for businesses based in Germany developing new technologies, products and services for domestic and foreign markets.

Research Expertise for Global Partnerships

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is Europe’s leading applied research organization. Our unparalleled expertise and years of experience in research enable our private and public sector partners to develop future markets successfully. We employ custom solutions that help them take advantage of globally transformative opportunities, whether they be megatrends such as digital transformation and the concomitant transformation of the world of work or energy system conversion prompted by climate change.

Projects and Services


Target Region European Union


The PortForward project is using digital solutions to organize the operation of small and medium-sized ports more intelligently.


Target Country China

Industrial Cooperation Project

We are helping Foshan Sino-German Robotation Academy guide the modernization of local businesses in Foshan as they adopt and implement Industrie 4.0 technologies.

Target Country Ukraine

H2020 Project AERO.UA

The H2020 project AERO.UA is furthering collaborative partnerships between the EU and Ukraine in aerospace research.

Target Country Latvia

ALLIANCE EU Twinning Project

Together with the University of Thessaly in Greece, we are enhancing the Latvian Transport and Telecommunication Institute’s research and technological capabilities in the field of logistics and transportation.

Target Country Hungary

UMi-TWINN EU Twinning Project

Together with Graz University of Technology in Austria, we are developing the Hungarian University of Miskolc’s research expertise and innovativeness in the field of logistics.

Target Country Kazakhstan

Developing an Industrie 4.0 Strategy

Together with the Fraunhofer ISI, we are developing actions to modernize Kazakhstan’s economy for Industrie 4.0.