The Institute in figures

The Institute’s budget

The operating budget for 2020 was approximately 25 million euros. External income amounted to 15.1 million euros, 43.7 percent of this was income from industry.


Investment budget

In 2020 investments amounted to 3.4 million euros, including an X-ray photoelectron spectrometer and a vertical prepreg system.


Human resources

At the end of 2020 around 254 persons were working at the Fraunhofer IAP. The permanent staff consisted of 228 persons, including 106 scientific staff, 90 technical staff, 21 administrative employees and 11 employees in Strategy and Marketing. The junior staff was composed of 22 doctoral candidates and 4 apprentices. About 75 bachelor and master students, student and scientific assistants, trainees and guest scientists from Germany and abroad were employed in 2020.