Fraunhofer TechBridge provides an open innovation and technology validation platform for investors and industry sponsors.
Fraunhofer TechBridge identifies and de-risks promising technologies by leveraging the extensive resources of Fraunhofer USA and the greater Fraunhofer network.
At the core of Fraunhofer TechBridge is the design and execution of development and demonstration projects that:
i. Optimize and test prototypes
ii. Provide third-party validation
iii. Perform field demonstrations
iv. Evaluate manufacturability
The funding for Fraunhofer TechBridge projects is provided directly by public and private sector sponsors to make Fraunhofer USA / Fraunhofer projects accessible to startups.