Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is a research organisation that conducts applied research for both private and public enterprises as well as for the general benefit of the public. Fraunhofer supports internationally networked, application-oriented research and is the world’s leading applied research organisation.

At Fraunhofer, interdisciplinary research teams work together with partners from industry and government in order to transform novel ideas into innovative technologies, to coordinate and realise key research projects with a systematic relevance, and to strengthen the German and the European economy with a commitment to creating value that is based on human values.

International collaboration with outstanding research partners and companies from around the world brings Fraunhofer into direct contact with the key regions that drive scientific progress and economic development.

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Funding programmes:

Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award

Award winners from outside Europe are invited to work closely with a partner at one of the Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany for up to 12 months. They become part of a global network of researchers maintained by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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