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Fraunhofer IMM corporate video

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, headquartered in Germany, is the world’s leading applied research organization. With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial exploitation of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. Founded in 1949, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 75 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany. The majority of the organization’s 29,000 employees are qualified scientists and engineers, who work with an annual research budget of 2.8 billion euros. Of this sum, 2.4 billion euros are generated through contract research.

As Fraunhofer IMM, we work in the fields of chemistry, energy and diagnostics. Our scientists perform the transfer from the scientific idea towards innovation. Thereby, we are able to improve the reliability and efficiency of compact material and energy conversion systems as well as of decentralized, mobile power supply units. We increase process reliability and availability of materials, measurement data and information for product, manufacturing and analytical issues, also in the field of diagnostics. We improve the reliability of process monitoring and increase the robustness of sensors. Our laboratory and pilot scale system solutions can straightly and consistently be transformed into production scale. It is our mission to act in a professional, quality-conscious, economical and sustainable way taking our expertise as a foundation.

Scientific Excellence - using synergies

The Fraunhofer IMM is an integral part of the German research and development community and a recognized project partner for micro system technology beyond European borders.

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The Fraunhofer IMM is an integral part of the German research and development community and a recognized project partner for micro system technology beyond European borders.

To assure our competitiveness and scientific excellence, a close network with research institutions and opinion leaders is vital for us. Therefore, our scientists and engineers work together with national and international universities, institutes and companies at short and long term development projects. Close connections to regional partners are of particular importance.

 

  • Cluster Individualized ImmunoIntervention CI3
  • Mainz Research Alliance
  • IVAM Microtechnology Network
  • Forum MedTech Pharma e.V.
  • European Technology Platform on Smart System Integration (EPoSS)
  • European Technology Platform Nanomedicine