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Freiburg, home to five Fraunhofer institutes.

With a local staff of about 2500 employees, Freiburg is among the largest Fraunhofer locations in Germany.

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Fraunhofer EMI, Ernst-Mach-Institut

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Fraunhofer IAF

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Fraunhofer IPM

Measuring. Controlling. Optimizing.

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Fraunhofer ISE

Power from the sun.

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Locational Advantage

The Fraunhofer Institutes in Freiburg cover a broad spectrum of research topics. They are part of Freiburg's scientific community at one of the big research locations in Baden Wuerttemberg.

Freiburg: Fraunhofer’s number one research location

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. The Fraunhofer Institutes’ research work is oriented toward concrete applications and results.  

The five Fraunhofer institutes in Freiburg conduct research into the areas of energy, security, communications, environment, health, production technology and mobility. With a local staff of about 2500 employees Freiburg is the largest Fraunhofer location in Germany, followed by Berlin and Dresden.


Sustainability Center Freiburg

a cooperation between the University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) and Freiburg's five Fraunhofer institutes.


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