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

2019.12.4 - 6

19th Photonix - Int'l Laser & Photonics Expo

Fraunhofer IPMS is going to introduce their latest research results at the 19th Photonix.

2019.11.25 - 27

Going Green EcoDesign 2019

Researchers from Fraunhofer IZM and Fraunhofer IPK will hold talks at Going Green EcoDesign 2019.

2019.11.18 - 20

IEEE CPMT Symposium Japan 2019

Researchers from Fraunhofer IZM and Fraunhofer HHI will hold talks at IEEE CPMT Symposium Japan 2019.

2019.11.13 - 15

Inter BEE 2019

Fraunhofer IIS is going to introduce their latest research results at the Inter BEE 2019.


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.

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 Annual Report 2018

70 Years of Fraunhofer


Fraunhofer magazine 2/2019

The story of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft


Fraunhofer magazine 01/2019

How do we develop the future


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