Production and Supply of Services

A scarcity of raw materials, a shortage of qualified workers, competitive pressure – these are only a few of the challenges manufacturers face. Researchers are working on energy- and resource-efficient processes for tomorrow’s manufacturing. 

Produktion und Dienstleistung

Machine Learning for Production – ML4P

In the lighthouse project ML4P, six Fraunhofer institutes are working to optimize performance in modern production facilities - both in the process and in the piece goods industry - with the help of machine learning.


EVOLOPRO – Evolutionary self-adaptation of complex production processes and products

The aim of the EVOLOPRO lighthouse project is to employ evolutionary biological mechanisms to create a new generation of production systems. 


futureAM – Next Generation Additive Manufacturing

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has created futureAM to systematically and continuously develop the additive manufacturing (AM) of metallic components. For this purpose, six institutes – all with a wealth of experience in the field of additive manufacturing – have entered into a strategic project partnership.


Go Beyond 4.0

Digital printing and laser technologies are as yet only rarely used for the individualization of products in mass production.

International Data Spaces – Data Sovereignty

The International Data Spaces initiative aims at creating a secure data space that supports enterprises of different industries and different sizes in the autonomous management of data.