German Federal Foundation
“Fraunhofer Professorship as an organizer of the Conference to the BMBF funding programme ‘Vocational education export by German providers’ Leipzig, 09.10.2013 the Fraunhofer MOEZ held within the Metaprojekts funded by the Federal Ministry of education and research (BMBF) driving and inhibiting factors of professional education export” on 17 October 2013 in Berlin the annual Conference of the vocational education exporters. At the Conference, representatives from policy and research come together in addition to numerous professional education service providers. “” In the framework of the Conference the actors in the three topic areas want export of German vocational education and training – support services and strengthening “, business models for a sustainable market development” and application-oriented science for the vocational education export”and others discuss flagship projects, challenges and approaches of the German vocational education exports.
MinDir will give a lecture as keynote speaker. Volker Rieke, head of Department for European and international cooperation in education and Research in the BMBF, the role of the German vocational education exports. Professor Dr. Thorsten Posselt, head of the Institute of the Fraunhofer MOEZ, will open the annual Conference and present results from the meta of the funding initiative. Talk to Dr. Nizar Abdelkafi, head of the Group business models and services at the Fraunhofer MOEZ, is main topic of business models for a sustainable market operations”to specific business models for the vocational education export. Focusing the support professional education export German party”that supports BMBF joint projects that advance a development of innovative ways of export for demand-oriented education and training services. The Fraunhofer MOEZ performs in 2011 on behalf of the Federal Ministry for education and research (BMBF) the meta to the funding programme. An important goal of the project is to support the professional educators in developing foreign markets. This involves both the scientific analysis and professional Preparation of the findings from the vocational education export as also the Organization of mutual learning and exchange of experience.
The Fraunhofer Center for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ has proven skills in the area of innovation and technology management, strategy development and research marketing and develops scientifically-based, holistic potential analysis on the conception and implementation of the concrete project and business models and network activities through knowledge and technology transfer. Currently, approximately 40 full time employees of the Fraunhofer MOEZ edit including projects within the framework of the 7th research framework programme of the European Union, projects of the Federal Ministry for education and research, the Federal Ministry for environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety, the German Federal Foundation environment, projects for companies, in particular small and medium-sized firms, etc. The Fraunhofer MOEZ is an Institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Research for practice is the central task of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The 1949 based Research organisation operates application-oriented research for the benefit of the economy and to the benefit of society. Contract partners and clients are industrial and service companies and the public sector. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft operates more than 80 research institutions, of which 60 institutions in Germany.