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Virtual 3D models can be displayed true to scale in the Immersive Engineering Lab at Fraunhofer IAO.

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is a research organisation that conducts applied research for both private and public enterprises as well as for the general benefit of the public. Fraunhofer supports internationally networked, application-oriented research and is the largest organisation of its kind in Europe.

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Jobs at Fraunhofer

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the largest organisation for applied research in Europe and works closely with industry. You will find current Fraunhofer offers on its Jobs and Career page. > Jobs and Career

Funding programmes:

Individual Doctoral Projects at Fraunhofer Institutes

PhD students can complete a doctorate while working on exciting projects in the newest areas of technology with state-of-the-art equipment at a Fraunhofer Institute.


Fraunhofer Attract

International specialists in application-oriented research can set up a new research group at a Fraunhofer Institute to develop their ideas into actual innovations.


Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award

Award winners from outside Europe are invited to work closely with a partner at one of the Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany for up to 12 months. They become part of a global network of researchers maintained by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.