Welcome Fraunhofer IPK
Fraunhofer IPK is a research and development institution in the field of production technology inBerlin. With our distinctive IT competence, we offer system solutions, individual technologiesand services for digitally integrated production. We provide comprehensive support tocompanies along the entire value chain: from product development, planning and control ofmachines and systems, including technologies for parts manufacturing, to comprehensiveautomation and management of factory operations. We also transfer production engineeringsolutions to areas of application outside industry, such as traffic and safety.In our five business divisions Corporate Management, Virtual Product Creation, ProductionSystems, Joining and Coating Technology as well as Automation Technology, we also promotecurrent topics that are of particular interest to a broad spectrum of industry partners on aninterdisciplinary basis. Whether Industrie 4.0, additive manufacturing, smart maintenance orartificial intelligence – we can map all aspects of such trend topics along the entire processchain, from production management, product development and manufacturing to themaintenance of capital goods. Our clients benefit from the combined and complementaryexpertise of our researchers.As an institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, we tailor our work to fit the needs andrequirements of our customers and partners. With its market orientation and high real-worldvalue, our R&D helps to sharpen their long-term competitive edge. We develop forward-lookingnovel solutions and modernize, optimize and extend existing technologies and applications. In allour endeavors, we seek to harmonize economic considerations with the imperatives of resourceefficiency, sustainability, and environmental compatibility. Apart from contract research, we alsoconduct pre-competitive research projects to develop innovative concepts for tomorrow’sproduction, working closely with our partners to transform the basic innovations thus deliveredinto marketable products.
Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionsanlagen und Konstruktionstechnik (IPK)
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 3 90 06-244
Fax: +49 89 1205-7531