Here you will find an overview of our range of services:

  • Collaborative and user-centered planning and evaluation of factories and production systems:

    • As-built digitization and interactive visualization
    • Collaborative factory planning (e.g., with BIM and AR)
    • Site- and production-specific design of energy supply concepts
    • Life cycle assessment for evaluating control variables for more sustainable products and for more sustainable production
    • Resource-efficient production processes through holistic PPS and information logistics
    • Simulative validation of planning results
    • User-centered decision support for planning and control of complex production systems
  • Optimization of the management of production data using artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of end-to-end intelligent process digitization:

    • Nowledge modeling and learning neural networks
    • Intelligent image processing (self-configuring camera system through organic computing)
    • Data science and data mining methods
  • Method-based and automated design and process development through:

    • Model-based design and automated model generation
    • Sustainable product design
    • Structural simulations and process simulations
  • Use of robotics as physical and cognitive assistance in production through optimized human-robot cooperation and interaction:

    • Mobile robotics
    • Simplified programming
    • Automatic adaptation of employees' needs
    • Integration of safety standards
  • Conceptual design and consulting for the optimization of the technical cleanliness of components and ensuring corresponding standards:

  • Composite designs and process chain developments for resource-efficient processing of duromer- and thermoplastic-based high-performance fiber composites:

    • Automated, material-efficient and near-net-shape preform production (Automated Fiber Placement, Automated Tape Laying, Automated Fiber Patch Preforming, Continuous Fiber Tailoring)
    • Highly productive manufacturing processes for profile-shaped composite structures (pultrusion, pul-braiding, pul-winding)
    • Nonwoven fabric production from recycled carbon fibers
    • Customized semi-finished fabrication for development materials
    • Thermoforming and consolidation technology as well as forming, liquid resin impregnation and curing processes
    • Laboratory facilities for recycled carbon fibers Test method development, material analytics and material databases
    • Online process monitoring, digitalization and machine
      learning for composite production systems and associated process chains
    • Tool-less mold and core production using the binder jetting process for large and highly complex components
    • Digitalization in the casting industry
    • Simulative mapping of processes
    • Material development for casting and molding materials
    • Mold generation for the castings of tomorrow
    • AI-based quality assurance of cast components
  • Additive manufacturing of metal components and metallic multi-material components, of polymers and composites, and of materials for casting technology:

    • Functional integration by processing different materials (multi-material solutions)
    • Materials management (testing and characterization)
    • Design innovations (function integration, lightweight construction, design to meet requirements)
    • Optimization of manufacturing processes (simulation, multi-material processing, monitoring)
    • Production integration of technologies (potential analysis, component selection, etc.)
  • Manufacturing of components from different materials (e.g. hybrid configurations of FRP/metal or two metal alloys) to show additional functions and improved performance, e.g. automated sensor integration for additive manufactured components:

    • Identification of potentials for multi-material solutions and support during industrial implementation along the entire process chain
      Selection of material pairing (suitability for design, production and recycling)
    • Process technologies: Laser beam melting, composite casting, extrusion of fiber-reinforced polymers, liquid deposition modeling of composites and high-pressure cold gas spraying
    • Interconnection technology for mixed construction methods
    • Non-destructive testing technology
  • Located in our research areas, we offer numerous opportunities for training and continuing education in the world of business:

Modelle der Zusammenarbeit

Vom Einzelauftrag bis zu komplexen Großprojekten oder strategischen Partnerschaften: Hier finden Sie die Übersicht zu Kooperationsformen mit dem Fraunhofer IGCV!

FAQ zur Zusammenarbeit mit Fraunhofer

Hier finden Sie eine Übersicht der wichtigsten Fragen im Rahmen einer Zusammenarbeit mit Fraunhofer.

Ansprechpersonen für Projektanfragen


Kunden berichten von ihren Erfahrungen mit unserer Arbeit.