Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP

WE MAKE MATERIALS FIT FOR THE FUTURE!

Creative solutions are the key to overcoming the challenges of the present and the future - whether they be climate change, pandemics, the energy transition, structural change or new mobility concepts.

Fraunhofer IAP tackles these challenges through innovative materials, processes and technologies, targeting the entire value chain - from the idea to the customized prototype.

 

 

BIOECONOMY and
SUSTAINABILITY

 

We tap sustainable raw materials and enable a circular economy to reduce dependency on fossil energy sources.

 

ENERGY TRANSITION
and MOBILITY

 

The integration of innovative materials into components and products is a key to the energy transition and the evolution of new mobility concepts.

 

HEALTH and
QUALITY of LIFE

 

From arteries to wrist: For new active ingredients, products and processes for medicine, medical technology and cosmetics, we offer individual solutions from a single source.

 

INDUSTRY and
TECHNOLOGY

 

We are your competent partner along the value chain: from innovative materials to market-relevant prototypes.

NEWS

 

Evolution of synthetic rubber: bio-based raw materials and new types of rubber

Apr 03, 2024

 

For diversity, tolerance and democracy!

Statement by the Institute Management

 

Innovative lubricants revolutionize the cold forming of metals

March 7, 2024

 

Inspired by mussels: printable adhesives for tissues and bones

Dec 1, 2023

 

Checking for counterfeit medication using a smartphone

Nov 2, 2023

 

Environmentally friendly microcapsules made from biopolymers

Oct 11, 2023

 

More sustainability in the polymer industry – Fraunhofer PAZ inaugurates expansion building

Sep 21, 2023

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CONTACT

Fraunhofer IAP

Potsdam Science Park

Geiselbergstraße 69
14476 Potsdam
Germany

Phone +49 331 568-1000
Fax +49 331 568-3000

Director

Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker

 

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