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.