Research for the market "ForMaT"

Contact person 
Henning Rode
Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Public Research Organisations
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Research for the market "ForMaT"
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
What is the aim/objective? 
Results of public research should be better and faster usable for businesses.
Give an overview of the instrument 
Scientists are supported to analyse the potential of their research.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
Phase I: scientists are supported to analyse the potential of their research for economic usability and commercialization in early stages of their research (screening phase). Phase II: interdisciplinary cooperation between science and technology departments and business departments should be supported in order to develop and implement a commercialization concept (realisation phase).
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
no co-financing Overall budget: € 60m (2007 - 2012) with 86 funded concept teams and 33 innovation labs
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice?