Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is with 25,000 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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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft produces films about current research topics.


Cyber Security for the Future

Cyber security is the basic prerequisite for digitalization. Whether it is in automotive, production, critical infrastructure or digital services, confidence in the safety of new technologies is indispensable.


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.

News & Events

Ph.D. Scholarship at Fraunhofer IPA

Fraunhofer IPA offers a 3-years scholarship position in the field of software engineering.


EMCE 2019

A researcher from Fraunhofer ISC will hold a talk at E-Mobility & Circular Economy, EMCE 2019.


LAMP 2019

Researchers from Fraunhofer ILT and Fraunhofer IWS will hold talks at LAMP2019 - The 8th International Congress on Laser Advanced Materials Processing.


Compound Semiconductor Week 2019 (CSW2019)

A researcher from Fraunhofer IAF will hold a talk at Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW2019).



Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI is going to introduce their latest research results at Laser EXPO at OPIE'19.


OPIC 2019

Researcher from Fraunhofer ISE, HHI, ILT and IOF will hold talks at OPTICS & PHOTONICS International Congress 2019.


13th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai

The 13th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai will be held in Tohoku University. 


Press Release

The continuative contract between Tohoku University Sendai and Fraunhofer ENAS Project Center “NEMS/MEMS devices and manufacturing technologies at Tohoku University” was signed.


Nikkei Asia300 Summit

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Brecher, the Executive Director of the Fraunhofer IPT delivered a keynote speech at the Nikkei Asia300 Summit. 

Research News

The latest research news from Germany has arrived.


The latest Fraunhofer magazine is now online available. 

Press Releases


Fraunhofer IWS

Coaxial wire cladding in the next generation


Fraunhofer ILT

Fast and Ultra-precise: Processing Optics with LBF



Fraunhofer magazine 1/2018

»Health Research in 4D«


Fraunhofer Annual Report 2017

»The Future of Work«


Fraunhofer magazine 01/2016


Fraunhofer ACADEMY


Trends in Industrie 4.0


Trends for the digital future


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