French companies and companies with a subsidiary in France can donate to the Partners’ Club of the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future within the framework of Philanthropy. This is a fiscally advantageous scheme run by the Fondation Mines-Télécom, as the IMT’s foundation is recognized as being of public utility. Under the mentioned circumstances, your donation to the foundation is deductible up to 60% of the Corporate Income Tax, within the limit of 0.5% of your turnover.
Initiation of bi-national projects
Therefore, feasibility studies of subjects (benchmarks, risks and issues, identification of complementary skills, etc.) have to be made.
Maturation of research projects
Concrete development of solutions to the problems of research projects through the development of theses, the use of human resources and the development of innovative platforms.
Creation of new and innovative training modules
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on industrial blockchain, AI, additive manufacturing, etc.
Animation and promotion of the Academy
Alongside with the promotion of the Academy goes the promotion of the Industry of the Future.
Organization of Summer Schools
Funding Summer Schools on strategic research topics alongside French and German researchers. Topics could be autonomous cars, secure IoT etc.
Support to the Partners’ Club amounts to 75K€ (30K€ after tax deduction) per year for 3 years, representing a total donation of 225K€ (90K€ after tax deduction).