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


Fraunhofer vs. Corona

Working at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic, Fraunhofer experts are supporting the efforts of industry and society to cope with the immediate effects and the consequences to come.


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.


Launch of offshore technology test facility under real environmental conditions

Scientist of the Test Center for Maritime Technologies started operation in a unique three million square meter offshore test area in the German North Sea near the offshore island Helgoland. It offers widespread test applications for marine materials and technologies, not only under water but also for aerial applications (e.g. AUVs & UAVs for inspection and maintenance work). 

News & Events

2020.5.13 - 7.31

Virtual fair - ILA Goes Digital 2020

The experts of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM in Stade are presenting their comprehensive R&D portfolio.


Web Live Talk

The researcher from the Fraunhofer IMS is going to hold a talk in the web talk event "Micro- and Nanosystems Innovation in NRW– a Key to COVID-19 Instant Diagnostics"on 31st of July.

Research News

The latest research news from Germany has arrived.

Fraunhofer magazine

The latest Fraunhofer magazine is now available online. 

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.

Press Releases


Fraunhofer IWS

A fast, ecofriendly way of de-icing aircrafts


Fraunhofer ILT

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



Fraunhofer magazine 1/2020

Green gains

Sustainability – the tie that binds ecology and the economy closer together


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