The project FITT (Fostering Interregional Exchange in ICT Technology Transfer), supported by the European Union, aims at closing the gap between ICT research and the market. The project brings together seven renowned technology transfer experts from five European countries to collaboratively improve the commercialisation of Europe’s best research results and to maximise their exploitation for social and economic prosperity. The FITT toolbox offers practical help for technology transfer officers.

Project name FITT
Duration 01.06.2008 – 31.05.2011
  • Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor (Lux)
  • INRIA – Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (Fr)
  • DIGITEO – Fondation de coopération scientifique Digiteo Triangle de la Physique (Fr)
  • IBBT - Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology (Be)
  • LIEU, Liaison Entreprises Universités – University of Liège (Be)
  • Imperial College Business School (GB)
Project aim
  • Positioning of Baden-Württemberg as location not only for R&D, but also for successful transfer of research results.
  • Improving the transfer and commercialisation of research results in Baden-Württemberg
  • Offer Tools and guidance for the transfer stakeholders in Baden-Württemberg
MFG's part MFG is contributing to all parts of the project, its main responsibility is to coordinate and implement the communication strategy of the project and disseminate its outcomes.


  This project has received European Regional Development Funding throuhg INTERREG IVB.