Applied Research

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) in Stuttgart, Germany, is one of the largest institutes within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.
IPA works in the fields of Production Organization, Surface Technology, Automation, and Process Technology.
In the busininess unit for medical- and biotechnoloy is focused on highly innvoative automation solutions for laboratories and production areas. We are offering engineering services from the concept idea to the "ready to use" validated automated bioprocess.

Fraunhofer IPA: Your partner for innovative solutions

What we offer

- Engineering of specialized custom devices (from the idea up to a market-ready prototype)
- Flexible easy to use automation solutions
- Adaption and validation of applictions for an automated workflow
- Liquid Handling solutions from nano- to microliter range
- Software solutions for labs and production facilities
- Automated cell and tissue culturing
- GMP compliant development
- Concepts for regenerative medicine

What we are looking for

We are looking for:
- Automation projects in industrial and academic settings
- Assistance for implementation of automation concepts
- Research initatives for next generation automation
- problems to solve you can't beat with state-of-the-art technologies

Collaboration sought

  • Research & development
  • Prototyping
  • Laboratory services


Head of Department

Group Manager

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