Kick-off

Launching a project on the opportunities and risks of frugal innovation at the Leipzig Fraunhofer Center

The “PotFrugInno” joint project by the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy and the Hamburg University of Technology is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Projekt teams of Fraunhofer IMW and Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH): fltr.: JProf. Dr. Tobias Dauth (Fraunhofer IMW), Prof. Dr. Cornelius Herstatt (TUHH), Eleonora Merker (Fraunhofer IMW), Prof. Dr. Thorsten Posselt (Fraunhofer IMW), Yevheniya Kralyuk (Fraunhoer IMW), Dr. Rajnish Tiwari (TUHH)


The official kickoff for the project starting on August 1, “Potenziale, Herausforderungen und gesellschaftliche Relevanz frugaler Innovationen im Kontext des globalen Innovationswettbewerbs” (Potential, Challenges and Social Relevance of Frugal Innovations in the Context of Global Innovation Competition, “PotFrugInno” for short), was on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, at the Fraunhofer Center in Leipzig. The joint project between the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy and the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) at the Hamburg University of Technology is being supported by the Innovation and Technology Analysis program (ITA) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The first meeting provided an opportunity to talk about the project objectives, the upcoming project phases and the expected results.

Key information:
Date: August 5th, 2015
Location: Fraunhofer IMW – Leipzig
Agenda (in German): Download (0,2 MB)