Fraunhofer IWU, Augsburg

"Research for the Future" is the motto of the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU. This is exemplified by the Institute's strong emphasis on application-oriented research and development in the field of production technology for the automotive and mechanical engineering sectors.

With an annual budget of about 37.2 million euros and over 620 highly qualified engineers and scientists, combined with laboratories for machine tools, forming and joining technology, mechatronics, precision technology and Virtual Reality in Chemnitz, Dresden, Augsburg and Zittau, Fraunhofer IWU is recognized as one of the leading contractual research and development institutions across Germany in our specialized fields of work.