The Institute’s budget
The operating budget for 2019 was approximately 24.1 million euros. External income amounted to 17.2 million euros, 46.1 percent of this was income from industry.
In 2019 investments amounted to 2.4 million euros, of which 850,000 euros for replacement investments obsolete equipment such as gas chromotograph, scattered light detector, materials testing machine or DMA.
At the end of 2019 around 257 persons were working at the Fraunhofer IAP. The permanent staff consisted of 232 persons, including 110 scientific staff, 95 technical staff, 17 administrative employees and 10 employees in Strategy and Marketing. The junior staff was composed of 21 doctoral candidates and 4 apprentices. About 117 bachelor and master students, student and scientific assistants, trainees and guest scientists from Germany and abroad were employed in 2019.