Profile of Fraunhofer ITEM

Organizational structure

Headed by the institute director, Fraunhofer ITEM is organized in eight divisions. The institute‘s headquarters with most of its divisions are in Hannover (Germany), except for the Division of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, which has its facilities in Braunschweig on the Science Campus Braunschweig-Süd, and the Division of Personalized Tumor Therapy, which is based in Regensburg‘s BioPark. The Fraunhofer ITEM Division of Personalized Tumor Therapy was set up as a joint initiative of Fraunhofer ITEM, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and the University of Regensburg.

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Its research activities are conducted by about 70 institutes and research units at locations throughout Germany.

Chart showing the organizational structure of Fraunhofer ITEM

Organizational structure of Fraunhofer ITEM (as of January 2018)

Facts and figures

At the end of 2017, 320 people were employed at Fraunhofer ITEM. The institute's sponsors include industry and commercial associations, the public sector, and the EU. In 2017, external income amounted to 17.4 million euros. The institute's budget in 2017 reached a level of 28 million euros. For more details, please click on the below figures.

Overview of Fraunhofer ITEM total headcount in the years 2014 to 2017

Overview of Fraunhofer ITEM total budget in the years 2014 to 2017

Diagram of Fraunhofer ITEM external income in the years 2014 to 2017
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Overview of Fraunhofer ITEM external income in the years 2014 to 2017

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Annual report

The latest Fraunhofer ITEM Annual Report provides comprehensive information about the institute and recent research projects.

Institute chronicles

Please click below to learn more about the history of Fraunhofer ITEM since 1981.