Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is with 26,600 employees and 72 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


Oppotunities in Aeronautics

Fraunhofer IFAM will invite "Asa no Kai" of DJW to talk and discuss about most recent trends, technologies and in the field of aeronautics.


FC EXPO 2020

Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT and Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM are going to introduce their latest research results at the 16th FC Expo.


Manufacturing World Japan 2020

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS will show the latest research results at the Manufacturing World Japan 2020.



The Fraunhofer Battery Alliance und Fraunhofer IKTS are going to run booths at BATTERY JAPAN 2020 - 11th Internationall Rechargeable Battery Expo.


Smart Factory Expo

Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing IZFP and is going to introduce their latest research results at the 4th Smart Factory EXPO.


nano tech 2020

Fraunhofer ISC and IWS will show the latest research results at the nano tech 2020 - The 19th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference.


MEMS Sensing & Network System 2020

Fraunhofer ENAS will show the latest research results at MEMS Sensing & Network System at Tokyo Big Sight.


The 8th Germany-Japan Joint Workshop

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institutes located in Saxony/Germany are going to have talks at the 8th Germany-Japan Joint Workshop.

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 online available. 

Fraunhofer IPMS Webinar

Fraunhofer IPMS offers free tech webinars to share their current R&D topics.

Press Releases


Fraunhofer ILT

Putting quantum bits into the fiber optic network: Launching the QFC-4-1QID projecty


Fraunhofer ICT

Circular plastics economy: Things are rolling smoothly for plastics



Fraunhofer magazine 3/2019

Using AI to fight cancer


Fraunhofer Annual Report 2018

70 Years of Fraunhofer


Fraunhofer magazine 02/2019

70 Years of Fraunhofer


Biological Transformation and Bioeconomy


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