Fraunhofer Research Institutes
Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan
Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF
Research and development at Fraunhofer IOF focuses on optical systems technology with a view to continually improving the control of light from generation via guiding and manipulation up to its application.
The central components of IOF expertise are optics and mechanics design.
The Fraunhofer IOF is the competent partner to the local, national and international industry and is also supplier to the public sector. The cooperative work in different competence networks and alliances ensures the successful operation in the market. The clients of Fraunhofer IOF come from the markets: information and communication, lighting, transport and traffic, production, medical technique, environmental and safety engineering. The work on contracts includes the development of prototypes and testing.
More than 100 employees are working in our modern institute building covering approximately 5000 qm² laboratory and office area.
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