Fraunhofer - Fraunhofer Society for the Promotion of Applied Research


At a glance

  • Renewable energies
  • Efficiency technologies
  • Buildings – components and systems
  • Intelligent energy networks
  • Energy storage
  • Technology-specific training and further education
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Brief description

With 66 institutes & research units at locations throughout Germany the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. The staff of nearly 24,000 works with an annual research budget totaling more than two billion euros. Of this sum, around 1.7 billion is generated through contract research. More than 70 % of this revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. International collaborations ensure direct access to regions of the great importance to present and future scientific progress and economic development.

Branches abroad

Europe, North and South America as well as Asia

Contact in Germany

Contact person:
Dr. Marie-Luise Pörtner
+49 (0)89 1205 4411