The Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM develops tailor-made measuring techniques and systems for industry. Many years of experience with optical technologies form the basis for high-tech solutions in the fields of production control, object and shape detection, gas and process technology as well as thermal energy converters.
This is how we work
Fraunhofer IPM has some 240 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.
Flexible and customer-focused
We develop technologies, measurement techniques and systems to meet customer wishes.
Creative and enjoy being unconventional
We help our customers from industry and development partners to achieve unique competitive advantages.
Competent and technically experienced
We confidently approache the limits of what is scientifically feasible.
We see our key task as lying in the development and deployment of measurement techniques 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.