Fraunhofer IPK

Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Working together for your success

Our innovative technologies and methods help you meet the business challenges of tomorrow's world. To benefit from our know-how you can choose from a range of partnerships:

Industry projects
Research and development projects are an effective means of driving forward innovation in a company. We develop economically viable solutions on your behalf.

Competence networks
To ensure that you get fully comprehensive expertise for finding solutions to application-related problems, we cooperate with various institutes and associations. We are affiliated to:

  • the Fraunhofer Group for Production
  • the Fraunhofer AutoMOBILE Production Alliance
  • the International Institute of Welding (IIW)
  • the DVS – German Welding Society

Cluster initiative
The Fraunhofer innovation cluster »Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul in Energy and Transport« (MRO) aims at ensuring long-term knowledge transfer in the Berlin/Brandenburg metropolitan area.

Strategic preliminary research
New and further development of technologies and markets for the future is what independent, publicly financed preliminary research is all about. Our business partners benefit from the insights gained in such preliminary research.