Current Projects

FiVe – Vocational Training in Vietnam

Around the world education is considered one oft he main driving forces for growth, innovation and social welfare. The economy of Vietnam is experiencing a significant upturn in recent years. As one of Asia’s top locations for industrial production Vietnam has a strong demand for well-trained labor.

Project FiVe is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research and aims to provide knowledge transfer from Germany to Vietnam in the field of vocational training. The first goal ist o establish a vocational training academy in Vietnam that enables young vietnamese students to obtain the German degree of a State Certified Engineer.

DC-Hub Business and Innovation Hub Germany-China

The DC-Hub specialist network works in the field of internationalization of business and science at the University of Leipzig and plans to create a Germany-wide alumni network of Chinese and German alumni. DC-Hub is a multiplier and co-ordinator of German-Chinese co-operations related to business development, to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and international expansion of trade. For this purpose, DC-Hub has developed various education programs that contribute to strengthening the management skills of alumni, promoting international entrepreneurship and networking with internationally oriented companies ( The project DC-Hub is sponsored by BMBF.

GC Medtech

Establishment of a German-Colombian demonstration and simulation center for medical technology in Bucaramanga, as well as exploration of possible further cooperation opportunities

The project GC Medtech aims to promote bilateral cooperation between the health clusters in Bucaramanga (Colombia) and Sachsen. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The project seeks to establish a demonstration and simulation center through the network between a consortium of Colombian partners like Fundación Cardiovascular, and the German company Realists Training Technologies GmbH. Based on the above, a series of training workshops in the field of surgical simulation training will be implemented by Realists Training Technologies GmbH in Colombia.

A further aim of the project is to explore the possibilities of further cooperation between companies and research institutions in the field of medical technology and research in Saxony and Bucaramanga. Several potential fields of interest have been identified, including patient-specific 3D-printed medical implants, infectious diseases, e-health, clinical essays, and hospital/expert knowledge transfer. For this purpose, several meetings between key stakeholders will be organized in Germany and Colombia.


„Made in Germany“ is a well known trademark and stands for quality, continuity and innovation. At the same time, thousands of German SME strengthen this reputation by delivering excellent products and services all over the world.

But even though product innovation is a key factor for German success, SME still don’t make use of all possibilities the internet has to offer. FIT4export, together with Google,  builds competencies of local SME in Online-Marketing activities.

Regional Alliances

Internationalization of SME is a topic that concerns many players, but only a few institutions offer consulting and experience for enterprises that whish to enter foreign markets. With our procect “regional alliances” FIT4export builds partnerships with authorities that provide internationalization services for SME and seeks to develop new tools and methods to facilitate easy access to information and expert-knowledge.


Gunnar Kaßberg
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FIT4export Projects

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