Fraunhofer Groups / Alliances

Fraunhofer Traffic and Transportation Alliance

The Fraunhofer Traffic and Transportation Alliance develops technical and conceptual solutions for public-sector and industrial customers and translates them into practical applications. It does this by identifying future developments and guiding the focus of sponsored research programs.

The Alliance analyzes market requirements and develops system solutions in multi-institute collaborative projects. It also draws together and markets the expertise of its members in the field of traffic and transportation. Workgroups such as Automotive, Rail, Aviation and Waterborne help to assure a close relationship with the sector. International research programs and contracts from around the world ensure that the member institutes maintain links to companies and research organizations involved in traffic and transportation worldwide. The Alliance’s central office brings together suitable partners.

Business Areas

  • Comfort and design concepts
  • Safety systems
  • Intelligent lightweight construction systems
  • Logistical structures and processes
  • Sustainable drive concepts 
  • Mobility and transportation strategies
  • Intelligent traffic management systems
  • Innovative traffic systems

Spokesman of the alliance

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Clausen

Spokesman of the Fraunhofer Traffic and Transportation Alliance

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Straße 2-4
44227 Dortmund, Germany