Measuring. Monitoring. Optimizing

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Developing optical systems and methods 100 percent quality control.

Department Production Control

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Detecting objects and shapes with the aid of light.

Department Object and Shape Detection

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Revealing what normally remains concealed.

Department Gas and Process Technology

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The material makes the difference.

Department Thermal Energy Converters

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About Fraunhofer IPM

The Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM develops tailor-made measuring techniques, systems and materials for industry. Many years of experience with optical technologies and functional materials form the basis for high-tech solutions in the fields of production control, object and shape detection, gas and process technology as well as functional materials and systems.

This is how we work

Fraunhofer IPM has some 220 employees working in the fields of science, technology and administration. With scientific expertise, engineering creativity and a high level of commitment, each and every one of them works towards project success with partners from research and industry.

In the beginning there is an idea. After all, only really good ideas lead to convincing solutions. Fraunhofer IPM links the know-how and creativity of its employees to create something new – to the benefit of our customers and development partners.

We are flexible and customer-focused

Fraunhofer IPM develops technologies, measurement techniques and systems to meet customer wishes.

We are creative and enjoy being unconventional

Fraunhofer IPM helps its customers from industry and development partners to achieve unique competitive advantages.

We are competent and technically experienced

Fraunhofer IPM confidently approaches the limits of what is scientifically feasible.

 

Mission

We see our key task as lying in the development and deployment of measurement techniques, materials and systems to design industrial processes more efficiently. In this way we enable our customers to minimize their use of energy and resources while at the same time maximizing quality and reliability. Fraunhofer IPM makes processes more ecological and at the same time more economical.

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Our departments

Specialist knowledge at Fraunhofer IPM is organized in four departments and seven groups, covering a broad spectrum of topics in the area of measuring technology, optical methods and functional materials.

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Advisory board

A committed, competent and widely diversified advisory board provides advice and support for Fraunhofer IPM.

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Professorships

Fraunhofer IPM is closely collaborating with the University of Freiburg by holding various professorships.

 

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Partners + networks

We are involved in groups, specialist organizations and networks within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and beyond, nationwide and worldwide.

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Quality Management

Fraunhofer IPM is certified in accordance with the international standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.

 

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