Fraunhofer IWU

Leitinstitut für ressourceneffiziente Produktion

The Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU is an innovation driver in the field of production technology research and development. With around 670 highly qualified employees at its locations in Chemnitz, Dresden, Leipzig, Wolfsburg and Zittau, the Fraunhofer IWU develops potential for competitive production in the automotive and mechanical engineering, aerospace, medical technology, electrical engineering, precision engineering and microtechnology sectors. The focus of the scientific and contract research is on components, methods and processes as well as the associated complex machine systems - the entire factory.