The Fraunhofer Association has been founded to promote applied research and successfully operates for more than 60 years.
The Fraunhofer IPT, founded in 1980, develops systems solutions for production. It focuses on the topics of process technology, production machines, mechatronics, production quality and metrology as well as technology management.
The clients and cooperation partners represent all fields of industry: from aerospace technology to the automotive industry and its suppliers as well as tool and die making companies and the precision mechanics, optics and machine tool industries in particular.
The institute currently employs around 380 people who are dedicated to applying their creativity to a range of projects.