About us

Our mission: Providing expert knowledge for the »Production of the Future«!

As part of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the largest organisation for application-oriented research in Europe, the Fraunhofer Group for Production was founded in 1998. In the meantime, 11 institutes and facilities are combining their know-how within this association and offer innovative system solutions for German and
international companies.

The range of services offered by the Fraunhofer Group for Production covers the entire value-adding process and is guided by the latest insights of the fields of production, engineering and computer science. Research and industry are thus given the opportunity to work closely together in an interdisciplinary network.

Therewith, the group has a wide range of technologies and services at its disposal to empower companies to become ready for the "Production of the Future". Our most important business area is contract research for industry and governments.


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What will production of the future look like?