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Setting the scene

Science 2.0/Open Science and Open Innovation are catchwords nowadays often heard and widely used in various contents but with unclear and partly overlapping meanings. Therefore it is important to generate a common picture explaining these buzz words and concretising the plenitude of their meanings in the context of the Science2Socienty project.

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

The Fraunhofer LBF looks back on 75 years of experience in the field of structural durability and nowadays expanded with the expertise in adaptronics, plastics and system reliability. The Fraunhofer LBF develops, evaluates and realizes customized solutions for safety relevant products with a team of more than 450 employees together with the associated Chair of System Reliability and Machine Acoustics SzM and Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry of the TU Darmstadt.

Idea Connection

IdeaConnection has a vast membership and large network of highly educated, creative experts ready to focus on solving your challenges.Our flexible approach tailors problem solving to fit your needs, and you control costs by determining your own challenge award amounts.

- Problem Solving: confidential R&D problem solving, challenge writing, grand challenges.

- Idea Generation: IdeaRally(R) (online brainstorming with experts), prize-based ideation contests.

- Scouting: technology scouting, prior art citation search, executive search, consultant search.