Automotive Industry – Our Offering for Your Company

Fraunhofer IPK is your partner for research and development along the entire value chain of automotive production, including the supplier industry.

The automotive industry and its suppliers are in the midst of the greatest transformation of all time. Whether electromobility, virtual product planning with digital twins or the use of artificial intelligence – we have  answers to your challenges. On your behalf, we develop the technologies that enable diversification of drive concepts and model ranges as well as the materials used.

Take advantage of our comprehensive range of affordable R&D service. In joint projects, we develop individual solutions for your production. 

Solutions and Technologies for the Automotive Industry


Development and Planning

  • Virtual product creation
  • Digital Twins
  • CPS and validation adapters

Manufacturing and Production

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Burr-free machining

Smart Services in Manufacturing

  • IoT Solutions
  • Context-sensitive assistance
  • Ergonomics support

Assembly and Automation

  • Automated guided vehicles 
  • Human-Robot Collaboration
  • Virtual commissioning

Quality Assurance / Sustainability

  • Automation solutions
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Smart Maintenance

Strategic Management / Corporate Governance

  • Benchmarking
  • Interactive situational picture
  • Data analyses