The Institute’s budget
The operating budget for 2016 was approximately 19.4 million euros. External income amounted to 14.1 million euros.
In addition to normal investments amounting to 871,000 euros, a continuous multi frequency microwave plant with infrared irradiation units (270,000 euros) was aquired as a strategic investment.
At the end of 2016 around 205 persons were working at the Fraunhofer IAP. The permanent staff consisted of 191 persons, including 91 scientific staff, 82 technical staff and 18 administrative employees. The junior staff was composed of 14 doctoral candidates and 2 apprentices. About 82 student and scientific assistants, bachelor and master students, trainees and guest scientists from Germany and abroad were employed in 2016.