Fraunhofer IST

Fraunhofer IST stands for excellence in surface technology providing expertise in the associated product and production systems. Through modification, structuring and coating of the surface the most diverse functions and functionalities – and therefore future-oriented products and systems – are realized. In collaboration with customers from industry and research, we develop tailor-made and sustainable solutions: from prototypes, through economical production scenarios, and on to scaling-up to an industrial dimensions – also taking into account closed material and substance cycles. Our key strength: We design the optimum process chains for your task on the basis of a broad spectrum of processes and coating materials.

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Fraunhofer IOF

The Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena conducts applied research in the field of photonics and develops innovative optical systems to control light. Ranging from array projectors in the automotive sector to 3D real-time scanners in production and quantum technologies for tap-proof communication, the services offered by the institute cover the entire photonic process chain. Located in the optics hotspot Jena, the Fraunhofer IOF is conducting research into the ongoing development of key technologies in photonics to solve a wide variety of problems and application scenarios in the modern world.

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Fraunhofer IWS

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS develops complex system solutions in materials and laser technology. Experts from a wide range of disciplines develop tailored solutions along the entire value chain based on laser applications, functionalized surfaces and material and process innovations – from easy-to-integrate custom solutions to cost-efficient solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises to industry-ready one-stop solutions. Our application areas range from aerospace, automotive, energy and environmental technology, medical and mechanical engineering, to electrical engineering, microelectronics and optics. 

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Fraunhofer FEP

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP is dedicated to creating groundbreaking solutions in vacuum coating, surface treatment, and organic semiconductors. Our team is composed of experts in electron beam technology, plasma-assisted large-area and precision coating, roll-to-roll technologies, and the development of technological key components for organic electronics and IC/system design.

At Fraunhofer FEP, we offer a vast array of research, development, and pilot production opportunities, particularly in the fields of surface processing, sterilization, structuring, and refinement. Furthermore, we specialize in creating OLED microdisplays, organic and inorganic sensors, and optical filters.

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Fraunhofer HHI

Innovations for the digital society of the future are the focus of research and development work at the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI. In this area, Fraunhofer HHI is a world leader in the development for mobile and optical communication networks and systems as well as processing and coding of video signals.

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