Fraunhofer Groups / Alliances

Fraunhofer Lightweight Design Alliance

The Institutes that make up the Fraunhofer Lightweight Design Alliance bring together expertise in a number of fields: materials and material composites, joining techniques and manufacturing processes for lightweight construction, numerical and experimental simulation, and evaluation of components and systems.

Business Areas

  • New materials and material composites

  • Manufacturing and joining technologies relevant to lightweight construction

  • Functional integration

  • Design and configuration

  • Non-destructive and destructive test methods 

Spokesman of the alliance

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Büter

Spokesman of the Fraunhofer Lightweight Design Alliance

Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF

Bartningstrasse 47 
64289 Darmstadt, Germany

Phone +49 6151 705-277
Fax +49 6151 705-214