HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Fraunhofer-Institut IPA

Future is our product

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Exhibition stand
Hall 17, Stand C24
Topic: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Pavilion
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Company Data

Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktions-
technik und Automatisierung IPA

Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart
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Fax: +49 711 970 1399


Mr. Tobias Herbst
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Fax: +49 711 970 1400


Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
501-1.000 (Status: 2016)

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauernhansl

Company profile

Sustainable. Personalized. Smart.

Fraunhofer is the largest research organization for applied research in Europe. Its research fields are orientated towards man s needs: health, safety, communication, mobility, energy and the environment.

With nearly 1 000 employees, Fraunhofer IPA is one of the largest institutes in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. It has an annual budget of over 60 million euros, with more than one third coming from industrial projects.

We see opportunities. We give impulses. We manufacture the future.

The 14 departments of Fraunhofer IPA are supplemented by six business units: Automotive, Machinery and Equipment Industry, Electronics and Microsystems, Energy, Medical Engineering and Biotechnology and Process Industry. This structure enables us to help our practice partners improve their market position as well as support their market entry into new application fields.

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Forschungs- und Entwicklungsschwerpunkte

Forschungs- und Entwicklungsschwerpunkte Kompetenzen - Mechanische, thermische und chemische Fertigungstechnologien für die Niedrigenergieproduktion - Produktionssysteme - Stabilere Produktionsprozesse - Methodenentwicklung und -einsatz - Ressourceneffizienter Infrastrukturbetrieb - Werkstoffe und more

Industrie 4.0

RESOURCE-EFFICIENT Environmental and climate protection, resource shortage, and demographic change have a growing impact in the form of an increase in stipulations, costs, and structural changes. The industry, thus, has to face the basic question today how and with which resources it will be able to more

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