Research Partners

platforms2share is a team of young scientists who want to take a critical look at current trends in the platform economy. Our project is a cooperation between the Institute for SME Research and Entrepreneurship (ifm) at the University of Mannheim, the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (I÷W) in Berlin and the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP) in Stuttgart.

Institute for SME Research and Entrepreneurship (ifm)
The Institute for SME Research and Entrepreneurship (ifm) is part of the Area Management at the Business School of the University of Mannheim.
Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP)
Building physics is one of the keys to a successful building project. The Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP focuses its work on research, development, testing, demonstration and consulting in the various fields of building physics.
Institute for Ecological Economy Research (I÷W)
I÷W is a leading scientific institute in the field of practice-oriented sustainability research. It devises strategies and approaches for viable, long-term economic activity – for an economy which enables a good life and preserves natural resources.
Website: www.ioew.de