Fraunhofer in Asia


Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

In 2001 the Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan was established in Tokyo in order to facilitate collaboration with Japanese industry and science partners. Mr. Miki is heading the office in Tokyo. The office receives about 300 technical requests from Japanese companies per year.

Hideya Miki

Fraunhofer Representative
German Cultural Center 1F, Akasaka 7-5-56, Minato-ku
Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
Phone +81 3 3586-7104
Fax: +81 3 3586-7187

Fraunhofer Project Center “NEMS / MEMS Devices and Manufacturing Technologies at Tohoku University”

In 2013 the Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS jointly installed a Fraunhofer Project Center for NEMS/MEMS Devices and Manufacturing Technologies with Tohoku University in Sendai. The project center is targeting on research and development in the field of smart systems integration by using micro and nano technologies and implementing newest material knowledge.

Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku
Sendai 980-8577, Japan

Prof. Masoyashi Esashi

Phone + 81 22 795 6934

Prof. Dr. Dr. Prof. h.c. mult. Thomas Gessner

Contact person in Germany
Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS
Technologie-Campus 3
09126 Chemnitz, Germany
Phone +49 371 45001-100
Fax +49 371 45001-101


Fraunhofer Project Center for Electroactive Polymers at AIST Kansai


1-8-31 Midorigaoka, Ikeda
Osaka 563-8577 , Japan
Phone +81-72-751-8297


Dipl.-Ing. Ivica Kolaric

Contact person in Germany
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
Nobelstraße 12
70504 Stuttgart
Phone +49 711 970-3729