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Fraunhofer is the world's most unique applied research ecosystem. The Organisation comprises of more than 80 research centres and institutes that cover the entire spectrum of applications across Industry sectors and domains. Our annual Budget amounts to more than Euros 2 Billion, 70% of which are accrued through projects with Industry and public sector, and 30% is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research Govt of Germany. We also have a very large international footprint. While we are known for our inventions such as MP3 and White LEDS, we also have indepth competencies in manufacturing, renewable energies, Electronics, food technologies and medical technologies. We coordinate the Zukunftsstadt Initiative ( City of the Future) of the German Government, and also the Triangulum Project of the EU which implements Smart City Labs across EU.