Fraunhofer IFAM is one of Europe's most important independent research institutes in the fields of adhesive bonding technology, surfaces, shaping and functional materials. The focus at the seven institute locations is on research and development with the aim of providing our customers with reliable and application-oriented solutions.
Products and technologies address industries such as mobility, aviation, energy, maritime technologies as well as medical technology and life sciences. However, processes developed at the institute are also used in other sectors of industry, such as electronics and electrical engineering, or the packaging and construction industries.
Currently, around 700 employees bundle their know-how in the core competencies: Metallic Materials, Polymeric Materials, Surface Technology, Adhesive Bonding, Shaping and Component Manufacturing, Energy Storage and Converter, and Automation and Robotics.