Expert knowledge for the production of the future
The Fraunhofer Group for Production is a research and development partner for the production industry. More than 2200 employees from eight institutes and three Fraunhofer research institutions provide their knowledge as well as their experience.
In 1998 the Fraunhofer Group for Production was founded as a part of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the largest organization for application-oriented research in Europe.
The responsibilities for the development and monitoring of the general strategy as well as for the cross-institutional public relations work is in the hands of the business office in Magdeburg. Chairman of the group is Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Dr. H. c. mult. Michael Schenk, whose deputy is Prof. Dr. h. c. Dr.-Ing. Eckart Uhlmann. The business office is headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fabian Behrendt.
Based on the latest findings from production and engineering sciences as well as computer science, the Fraunhofer Group for Production offers a range of services that covers the entire product life cycle respectively the entire value chain. Research and industry are closely and interdisciplinary linked. The Fraunhofer Group for Production commands a large amount of technologies and services that make companies fit for the future production.