The Fraunhofer IPT

The Fraunhofer IPT develops systems solutions for production. We focus on the topics of process technology, production machines, production quality and metrology as well as technology management.

Our clients and cooperation partners represent all fields of industry: from aerospace technology to the automotive industry and its suppliers as well as tool and die making companies and the precision mechanics, optics and machine tool industries in particular.

The institute currently employs around 460 people who are dedicated to applying their creativity to a range of projects.

Our remit is to reflect on entire processes

On behalf of our clients, we develop and optimize solutions for modern production facilities.

Our mission statement

One can only convincingly convey something to others that one is entirely familiar with. This is the basis on which the Fraunhofer IPT operates.


The directorship of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT lies in the hands of...

Board of trustees

The Board of Trustees include personalities from academic life, business and government. They advise the management of the Institute.

Organization chart

History of the institute

Excellent Cooperation

Our membership in networks and cooperative projects gives us the ability to solve interdisciplinary problems.