Of the 74 institutes in total within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, those that deal with related subjects are organized within associations and alliances. We take advantage of these alliances – wherever it makes sense in terms of the disciplines involved – for strategic coordination in order to achieve synergies that allow us to offer our clients comprehensive all-round solutions. Individual departments within the different institutes use their various skills to cooperate on projects and thus provide a general access to specific topics.
Within these alliances, the individual institutes pool their skills, organize the transfer of know-how and present a common point of contact when approaching industry and institutions. Fraunhofer IPM is a member of the following networks: