Fraunhofer in the USA

Fraunhofer USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and presently comprises seven research and development units, the Fraunhofer Centers.

Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation CMI

(Affiliate of the Fraunhofer IPT)

The Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation CMI, located on the Boston University campus, conducts advanced research and development and engineers solutions for a broad range of industries including aerospace, biotech/biomedical, consumer products, energy, and fiber optics/photonics. Engineers, scientists, faculty, and students at Fraunhofer CMI transform emerging research into viable technology solutions that meet the needs of both domestic and global clients. Our services include custom high precision automation systems, process management and consulting, and biomedical devices and instruments.

Part of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest R&D organization, Fraunhofer CMI belongs to a strong international network of collaborative partners, including Boston University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, in Germany, facilitating technology transfer across the Atlantic. Fraunhofer CMI also routinely collaborates with the top Boston area hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital.