About Fraunhofer ISC


The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg is one of the most important Bavarian centers for material-based research and development in the fields of energy, environment and health.


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Here you can find the contact details of the Fraunhofer ISC's management as well as the contact persons of the various work areas and departments.

Facts and Figures

How many employees work at the ISC and what is the annual budget over the past few years? You can find these and other numbers here.

Locations and Entities

Here you will find a list of the branches, centers and special entities that belong to the Fraunhofer ISC in Würzburg.


Current projects

What are we working on and which projects are about to begin. More information is available here.



When was the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg founded and how has it changed over the past few decades?

Working together

As an experienced partner for industry and science, the ISC is at your disposal with its material know-how for R&D projects, EU projects or other collaborations.


We are involved − in fact over 100 times. Here you can see a list of our memberships and participation in committees.