At the core of TechBridge is the design and execution of development and demonstration projects that:
Optimize and test prototypes
Provide third-party validation
Perform field demonstrations
The funding for TechBridge projects is provided directly by public and private sector sponsors to make Fraunhofer projects accessible to startups.
Our method in action! - The TechBridge Challenge
TechBridge runs “TechBridge Challenges” for our partners to perform technical validation projects that prepare the startup(s) for partnership and provide the sponsor with actionable information about the latest innovations in relevant areas.
19 Partnerships formed, 27 products launched
17 TechBridge companies with a survival rate of 100%
$136 millon follow-on funding + $18 million in revenue generated