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How do we balance competitiveness and sustainability in a globalized world? How does the interaction between business, science, politics, and society work in the face of globalization? In the fundamental change processes of our time, the researchers of the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy seek answers and advise business, politics, and science.
The Fraunhofer IMW looks back on more than ten years of applied socio-economic research at the Leipzig location. Around 170 scientists from 20 countries support clients and partners from business, industry, politics, research, and society is benefiting from globalization and digitization as drivers of innovation. Interdisciplinary research teams develop strategies, structures, processes, and instruments:
§ for knowledge and technology transfer between organizations,
§ transforming knowledge into innovation, and
§ understanding and shaping the associated framework conditions.
Originally founded as the Fraunhofer Center for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ in 2006, the new content orientation of the DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 DNV-GL certified institute has been expressed in the new name Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW since 2016.