The Fraunhofer TechBridge Program

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

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Making Clean Energy Start-Up Ideas Investable

Technology risk and uncertainty are key challenges for cleantech startups. The TechBridge model breaks down these barriers by giving innovative startup companies access to the applied R&D and technical validation resources of the Fraunhofer Society, one of the world’s leading contract R&D organizations. In addition, TechBridge works closely with investor and industry partners to provide client companies with important sources of capital and channels to markets.


TechBridge Challenge Seeks Innovative Solutions for Efficient Manufacturing

TechBridge is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the TechBridge Efficient Manufacturing Challenge, which seeks innovative technologies that will significantly reduce energy, material, and water demands in manufacturing processes. 


Submit your application by April 30, 2014 and you could be awarded prototyping, demonstration, or validation services from the world-renowned Fraunhofer R&D network.


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The TechBridge Fellowship Program

Interested in becoming a TechBridge Fellow? Work with cleantech startups, get exposed to different technology areas, and help us develop a new model for cleantech commercialization!



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Dr. Johanna Wolfson
Program Manager, TechBridge

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