Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT

12th Aachen Technology and Innovation Management Conference

»Agile Invention: Hype or Game Changer?« – October 25 to 26, 2018 in Aachen!

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"Hyperloop Pod Competition" by SpaceX

Fraunhofer IPT produced high-precision components for the power train of the second fastest transport pod

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Fraunhofer launches community for Networked, Adaptive Production

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Transmitting measuring data wireless in real time

Fraunhofer in Aachen has teamed up with Ericsson to offer a unique test environment for 5G applications in industry.

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Industrie 4.0 – Networked, adaptive production

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Integrated solutions for production


Industries - Technologies - Products

In our business units we use the wide expertise of our departments and provide comprehensive solutions to our customers.



We encounter production trends such as Industrie 4.0 or additive manufacturing with a consistently connection of technology and process kow-how, adaptive processes and process chains as well as a a profound technology understanding for the high-performance production.

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT

Steinbachstr. 17, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone +49 241 8904-0
Fax +49 241 8904-198

Networks of Knowledge

On our front the "Networks of Knowledge" art symbolizes important aspects of cooperation with our partners in science and industrie.

Worldwide Cooperations

Aachen ist leading center of excellence for production technology. We cooperate at many other locations all over the world.

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