Fraunhofer IPK

Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Target Groups

Private-sector companies, industry associations and public sector institutions and agencies can all draw benefit from the innovative strength of Fraunhofer IPK. Our enterprise customers range from global players in a wide range of industrial and service branches to a broad base of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Indeed, an ever larger number of SMEs are being integrated as development partners and systems suppliers  in enterprise networks; giving them a gateway to low-cost and ecologically friendly solutions is one of our key endeavors.  

Our key branches are:

  • Machine tools and plant engineering
  • Car manufacturers and parts suppliers
  • Electrical engineering and energy technology
  • Aerospace technology
  • Printing machine technology
  • Wood processing

Along with this, we are also increasingly collaborating on projects with service companies in the fields of IT and healthcare.