Fraunhofer IPK

Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology


The range of services offered by Fraunhofer IPK is designed to offer companies comprehensive support from the original product idea through to product development and design as well as product manufacturing and recycling.

We provide technical expertise in the field of production technology and develop methods that enhance the management of organizations in the service and production sectors as well as in quality and environmental management.

Rapid technology transfer is one of the most important goals of our work. With this end in mind, we offer a broad palette of services that cover both part and overall systems solutions:

  • Consulting (orientation talks)
  • Feasibility studies and business cases
  • Bilateral industrial projects up to and including realization of prototypes
  • Project planning and engineering
  • Development of techniques, devices and software systems
  • System testing in state-of-the-art test facilities
  • Support for national and international research & development projects
  • Training, seminars, coaching