Fraunhofer Institutes and Research Establishments

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Its research activities are conducted by 75 institutes and research units at locations throughout Germany. Affiliated international research centers and representative offices provide contact with the regions of greatest importance to present and future scientific progress and economic development.

Fraunhofer Institutes and Research Establishments#

Abbr. Location
Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI Sankt Augustin
Applied and Integrated Security
Applied Information Technology FIT Sankt Augustin
Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF Jena
Applied Polymer Research IAP Potsdam
Applied Solid State Physics IAF Freiburg
Biomedical Engineering IBMT Sankt Ingbert, Potsdam
Building Physics IBP Stuttgart, Holzkirchen
Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI Leipzig
International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW
Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS Dresden, Hermsdorf
Chemical Technology ICT Pfinztal (Berghausen)
Cognitive Systems IKS München
Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE Wachtberg
Computer Graphics Research IGD Darmstadt, Rostock
Digital Media Technology IDMT Ilmenau
Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP Dresden
Electronic Nano Systems ENAS Chemnitz
Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Systems IEG Bochum, Cottbus
Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT Oberhausen, Sulzbach-Rosenberg
Experimental Software Engineering IESE Kaiserslautern
Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg
Fraunhofer Headquarters ZV München
Fraunhofer-Forum Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Berlin
High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR Wachtberg
High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut EMI Freiburg, Efringen-Kirchen
Individualized and Cell-Based Medical Engineering IMTE Lübeck
Industrial Engineering IAO Stuttgart
Industrial Mathematics ITWM Kaiserslautern
Information Center for Regional Planning and Building Construction IRB Stuttgart
Integrated Circuits
IIS Erlangen, Dresden
Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB Erlangen
Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS Sankt Augustin
Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB Stuttgart
Laser Technology ILT Aachen
Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU Chemnitz, Dresden
Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA Stuttgart
Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research
IFAM Bremen, Dresden
Marine Biotechnology EMB Lübeck
Material and Beam Technology IWS Dresden
Mechanics of Materials IWM Freiburg
Medical Image Computing MEVIS Bremen
Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS Duisburg
Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS Halle
Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT München
Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME Aachen, Schmallenberg-Grafschaft
Non-Destructive Testing IZFP Dresden, Saarbrücken
Open Communication Systems FOKUS Berlin
Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB Karlsruhe, Ettlingen, Ilmenau
Photonic Microsystems IPMS Dresden
Physical Measurement Techniques IPM Freiburg
Process Engineering and Packaging IVV Freising
Production Systems and Design Technology IPK Berlin
Production Technology IPT Aachen
Reliability and Microintegration IZM Berlin
Secure Information Technology SIT Darmstadt, Sankt Augustin
Silicate Research ISC Würzburg
Silicon Technology ISIT Itzehoe
Software and Systems Engineering ISST Dortmund
Solar Energy Systems ISE Freiburg
Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF Darmstadt
Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST Braunschweig
Systems and Innovation Research ISI Karlsruhe
Technological Trend Analysis INT Euskirchen
Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut HHI Berlin
Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM Hannover
Translational Medicine and Pharmacology ITMP Frankfurt a.M., Hamburg, Göttingen
Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI Dresden
Wind Energy Systems IWES Bremerhaven
Wood Research, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI Braunschweig
Mechatronic Systems Design IEM Paderborn
Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV Augsburg
Large Structures in Production Technology IGP Rostock 
Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE Kassel
Microengineering and Microsystems IMM Mainz
Additive Production Technology IAPT IAPT Hamburg