Fraunhofer IPK

Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Services: Consulting – Research – Development

We offer you a broad bespoke tailored range of services matching our research and technological focuses - from consulting and planning through to realization and roll-out. We have a rich record of proven expertise especially in the automobile and automotive supplier industry, aerospace technology, machine tool and plant construction, and energy and medical technology.


Our Customers benefit from the following service portfolio:

Technology and methods consulting

Our focused technology consulting services help you identify and make the right choice of future technologies. What’s more, we also support you in the development, introduction and application of novel virtual development methods.

Potential analyses and surveys

We use product and technology-oriented feasibility studies, market monitoring and trend analyses to investigate and evaluate the inherent potential of technologies and products.

Optimizing product creation processes

We investigate technological feasibility and implement on-track process and technology optimization that gives greater economic efficiency to your own product creation processes.

Implementing new technologies

Our on-going, forward looking research and development puts us in an excellent position to offer you fully comprehensive technological expertise and support you in the planning, realization and roll-out of novel technologies in your own product creation processes.

Cooperation in the context of national and international research and development projects

We cooperate with you in the context of publicly funded research and development projects. In addition to the actual project work, we bring in years of experience in applications and project coordination.

Qualification programs

We offer our customers a comprehensive range of seminars that accelerate the pace of knowledge transfer from basic research and application research to industrial usage.