Facts and Figures

At a glance

Key Facts about Fraunhofer IPK (as of 2023)

Established: 1976
Staff: 410 employees
Spin-offs: 60
Customers: Industry, SMEs, associations, administration, politics
International markets: Europe, Asia, North and South America


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The overall budget for Fraunhofer IPK in 2022 came to € 24.2 million. Approximately € 6.3 million came from industry contract research and € 11.8 million from government funded projects. Approximately € 1.2 million came from Fraunhofer research programs.


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The Production Technology Center now covers a total floor space of 10.000 m2. Numerous specialized laboratories complement a round central testing area of approximately 3200 m2. Some of these labs are equipped with powerful air conditioning technology for constant climatic conditions, while just under 100 test rigs facilitate R&D with a decided practical edge.

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