FRAUNHOFER is Europe’s largest and leading applied research organization. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft undertakes applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprise and of wide benefit to society. Its services are solicited by customers and contractual partners in industry, the service sector and public administration. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft maintains over 80 research units at more than 40 different locations throughout Germany. A staff of some 12,700, predominantly qualified scientists and engineers, works with an annual research budget of over one billion Euros. Of this sum, more than € 900 million is generated through contract research. Two thirds of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. The remaining one third is contributed by the German federal and state governments, as a means of enabling the institutes to pursue more fundamental research in areas that are likely to become relevant to industry and society in five or ten years’ time. (To visit the website, please click here)
Boston University Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.
More than any other institution in our society, the modern university exists to serve the future. Boston University does this by educating individuals for fulfilling, productive lives and by creating solutions to pressing or anticipated problems through research. As a major research university, Boston University is both a repository for accumulated knowledge and experience and a testing ground for critically examining received wisdom, where groundbreaking research is conducted in a wide variety of fields and across disciplines. (To visit the website, please click here)
Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) The Arab Science and Technology Foundation is an independent, nongovernmental, non-profit regional and international organization.
Scientists and researchers from inside and outside the Arab world as well as representatives of Arab and international science centres and organizations have contributed to its establishment.
It is based in Sharjah, UAE, and is seeking to set up branches and links in those Arab and world capitals that have scientific entities willing to participate in its activities. (To visit the website, please click here)
Middle East Desalinations Centre (MEDRC) The mission of the Middle East Desalinations Centre (MEDRC) is to contribute to the achievement of peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa by promoting and supporting the use of desalination to satisfy the needs of the people of this region for available, affordable, clean fresh water for human use and economic development.
This is done through the advancement of desalination technology, education in the technology and training in its use, technology transfer, technical assistance, and building cooperation between nations to form the joint projects and international relationships necessary to meet the needs for fresh water. (To visit the website, please click here)
DAEDEOK INNOPOLIS DAEDEOK INNOPOLIS main mission is to strengthen its capabilities in the area of technology commercialization, while strengthening its activities in the areas of technology evaluation and business, to facilitate the commercialization of research results. Then it will expand its technological innovation infrastructure and develop a goal-oriented business environment, to form a high-tech start-up ecosystem. And then, DAEDEOK INNOPOLIS will attract foreign direct investment, and raise the living environment for foreign business professionals to a global standard. Finally, DAEDEOK INNOPOLIS will become the heart of an inter-regional large-scale innovation cluster and an engine driving national innovation, by collaborating with other regions and facilitating the diffusion of R&D results. (To visit the website, please click here)
DAEJEON TECHNOPARK To foster small and medium businesses having global competitiveness, Daejeon Technopark will focus on personalized support which is comprehensive and suitable support for company characteristics. Daejeon Technopark will take the head for company growth by company participation in project planning and company desired project promotion. And finally, establish network with related institutions to find various company desired services and support the services at the right time. (To visit the website, please click here)