Fraunhofer in Japan

Partners in Japan

Fraunhofer has following partners in Japan:

Mie Prefecture

The collaboration with the Mie Prefecture began in 2008 with the opening of the Fraunhofer showroom at the Advanced Material Innovation Center (AMIC) in Yokkaichi city.  

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST

In 2012 Fraunhofer concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on comprehensive research cooperation with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST. The contract aimes to expand cooperation in terms of concrete research projects as well as personal exchanges between individual AIST and Fraunhofer Institutes. The intensified research cooperation will contribute to the enhancement of international competitiveness and the advancement of industrial science and technology in Germany and Japan.
From this cooperation framework a joint research laboratory of Fraunhofer IPA and Health Research Institute of AIST "Fraunhofer Project Center for Electroactive Polymers at AIST Kansai" was installed in 2014.