Partners within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Cooperation in the Fraunhofer Group for Production

The Fraunhofer IPT is a member of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s Group for Production. This Group comprises eleven Fraunhofer Institutes and other bodies which have decided to pool their resources to conduct joint production-oriented research and development projects. By uniting the different skill sets and experiences of the individual institutes, the Group is capable of providing clients with a broad portfolio of research and development services and of addressing virtually all production issues of a modern company – including the challenges of Industry 4.0, the potential of additive manufacturing, Big Data and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and biological transformation.

Membership of Fraunhofer Groups and Alliances

The Fraunhofer IPT also participates in a number of Fraunhofer Alliances. All Alliances aim to coordinate their efforts of exploring certain research areas as well as their marketing activities.

About Fraunhofer

(March 2020)

/etc/designs/default/0.gifThe Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Its research activities are conducted by 74 institutes and research units at locations throughout Germany. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft employs a staff of more than 28,000, who work with an annual research budget of 2.8 billion euros. Of this sum, 2.3 billion euros is generated through contract research. Around 70 percent of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects.  International collaborations with excellent research partners and innovative companies around the world ensure direct access to regions of the greatest importance to present and future scientific progress and economic development.

Customers and contract partners are

  • Industry
  • Service sectors
  • Public administration