The ILA is the leading innovation fair for the aerospace industry. It takes place from April 25th to 29th, 2018 at the ExpoCenter Airport in Berlin. Fraunhofer is represented with two large stands in hall 2 (booth 229) and hall 4 (booth 202) as well as numerous booth participations. Topics of the fair appearance are among other things new technology trends for assembly and production of airplanes, such as additive manufacturing, Industrie 4.0, digitization or lightweight construction. Further focal points are sustainable flying and application-oriented research for space travel.