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Defence and Security

Caroline Schweitzer

Executive Secretary Fraunhofer Segment  for Defense and Security VVS

Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB
Gutleuthausstraße 1
76275 Ettlingen, Germany
Phone +49 7243 992-361


Energy Technologies and Climate Protection



Central office Fraunhofer Group for Energy Technologies and Climate Protection
EUREF-Campus 23-24
10829 Berlin

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Health Research

Medicine, pharmacy, medical technology and biotechnology



Dr. Otto Quintus Russe

Head of central office Fraunhofer Group for Health Research

Fraunhofer Institute for Translational Medicine and Pharmacology ITMP
Theodor Stern Kai 7/Haus 75
60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone +49 69 6301 84900

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Information and Communication Technology

Alexander Nouak

Managing Director Fraunhofer ICT Group

Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2
10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone +49 30 7261-5660
Fax +49 30 7261-56619



Innovation Research


Dr.-Ing. Sven Schimpf

Managing Director of the Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research
Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Phone +49 711 970-2457
Fax +49 711 970-2299


Light & Surfaces


Dr. Heinrich Stülpnagel

Managing Director Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces

Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM
Georges-Köhler-Allee 301
79110 Freiburg, Germany
Phone +49 761 8857-269



Materials and Components


Dr. phil. nat. Ursula Eul

Central Office
Fraunhofer Group for Materials and Components – Materials

Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF
Bartningstraße 47
64289 Darmstadt, Germany
Phone +49 6151 705-262






Dr. Stephan Guttowski

Head of central office 
Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics

Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2
10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone +49 172 81 66 781





Niels Schmidtke

Business Office
Fraunhofer Group for Production
Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF
Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 1
39106 Magdeburg
Phone +49 391 4090-568



Resource Technologies and Bioeconomy

Technologies for efficient and sustainable application of resources,  Bioeconomy, Circular economy



Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Pflaum

Head of central office Fraunhofer Group for Resource Technologies and Bioeconomy

Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik UMSICHT
Osterfelder Straße 3
46047 Oberhausen
Phone +49 208 8598-1171

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