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Fraunhofer IZFP

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Fraunhofer IZFP offers its customers and research partners the entire range of nondestructive testing technologies, whether it involves basic or applied research. The institute‘s researchers, engineers and technicians develop solutions to address modern testing applications including feasibility studies, consulting, training and inspection services and creating prototype systems.

Fraunhofer IZFP targets its activities toward nondestructive testing value chains within product lifetime cycles by offering core NDT expertise and technologies designed for the institut's  key business areas

With better security, reliability and lower costs in mind, the focus of the institute‘s application-oriented, industrial-purpose innovations is improving the quality of the customer‘s products.

Facts and Figures

  • Founded: 1972
  • Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Employees: 119
  • Finances: 75 % project funding, 25 % base funding
  • Total business volume (2017): 14.02 million €
  • Contract research (2017): 8.64 million €

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