Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is with 28,000 employees and 74 institutes and independent research units in Germany the largest organization for applied research in Europe. Research of practical utility lies at the heart of all activities pursued by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The Fraunhofer Representative Office in Tokyo represents the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Japan and bridges between Japanese customers and Fraunhofer scientists.

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Latest Research Topics



The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft produces films about current research topics.


Biological Transformation

Materials, structures and principles of nature enable mankind to operate sustainably.


Production 4.0

Industry 4.0 stands for an intelligent networking of product development, production, logistics and customers. The fourth industrial revolution will alter Germany as a top industrial location.



The GRANITE project aims to initiate active dialogue between companies, research institutes as well as local administration and governments in Japan and Germany.

News & Events

Lecture Materials: 4th Fraunhofer Symposium

Lecture Materials for the Presentations at the 4th Fraunhofer Symposium on 9th of October are now available on the event page.

Research News

The latest research news from Germany has arrived.


The latest Fraunhofer magazine is now available online. 

Press Releases


Fraunhofer IWS

Additively manufactured rocket engine features an aerospike nozzle for microlaunchers


Fraunhofer ILT

Laser-drilled filters to separate microplastics from water nominated for Green Award



Fraunhofer magazine 4/2019

Leaps and bounds in quantum technologies 


Fraunhofer Annual Report 2018

70 Years of Fraunhofer


Trends in Artificial Intelligence


Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

German Cultural Center 1F

7-5-56 Akasaka, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 107-0052

Phone +81-(0)3-3586-7104

Fax +81-(0)3-3586-7187