70 years of Fraunhofer

With our fascination for research, we are discovering the world of tomorrow. And the day after tomorrow. It is the future that drives the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. We ask the right questions and find new answers: Solutions that are of immediate benefit to industry and society

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Fraunhofer Group for Production

Production-oriented research

Production in the age of the 4th industrial revolution

Production of the future


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Since this week, we transferred all our operations to home office. Nevertheless, we are still looking foreward to hear from during the usual office hours:

Phone: +49 391 4090 568
Mail: office@produktion.fraunhofer.de

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New leading project »SWAP«

A new leading project of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is to create the basis for manufacturing environments that collaborate in swarms.


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Here you will find a brief descriptions of all member institutes, services offered by the association and contact information.



New date - Same story!

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 will be postponed to the week of 13 to 17 July. Deutsche Messe AG is thus responding to the global developments surrounding Covid-19 (coronavirus).


Green hydrogen production in biogas plants

A new research project at the Fraunhofer IFF is now investigating the production of green hydrogen. The process of dark fermentation, which has so far been little used, is to be tested for its applicability on an industrial scale.


Moving to the executive floor

Professor Alexander Sauer will take over the management of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation in cooperation with Professor Thomas Bauernhansl. He thus replaces Professor Fritz Klocke at the head of the Fraunhofer IPA.

Laying of the foundation stone

New research factory in Magdeburg: A new building is to extend the Virtual Training and Development Centre VDTC of the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF. Here, scientists and engineers from the Fraunhofer IFF will be able to work together with interested companies and start-ups on the intelligent, flexible factory of the future. The foundation stone for this was laid on November 25, 2019.

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