Materials and Processes for individual Applications

Are you looking for the right material solution
for your specific application?

The Fraunhofer ISC develops materials and processes for your specific field of ​​application and covers a large number of different branches of industries. In close cooperation with our customers and partners from industry and R&D organizations we develop sustainable product solutions with high added value. Our advanced technical infrastructure allows application-driven research up to industrial scale.

Our scientists from various disciplines work, on the further development of high-performance batteries and storage systems, on building materials for sustainable architecture, on cost-effective solutions for optical and electronic applications and on smart materials for sensor technology. In addition, the ISC develops functional particles and coatings, sustainable packaging concepts and researches the latest issues in the fields of biotechnology, medical technology and pharmacy.


and Construction

Conception and development of materials and processes for innovative building technologies with focus on energy efficiency and smart thermal management.


Industry-oriented developments for
numerous applications in the
automotive sector, starting with
functional coatings and sensors up to
innovative material developments.


Development and optimization of
battery materials and processes
for efficient stationary and mobile
energy storage.

Medical technology,
Biotechnology, Pharma

Multidisciplinary research and development with state-of-the-art research infrastructure for tomorrow's medical devices.

Dental Applications

Many years of experience in the
implementation of dental materials
and new manufacturing processes
for high-quality and cost-effective dentures.

Digital Transformation

Development of central information systems according to international standards and thus towards Labor 4.0.


Successful materials development
in the field of micro electronics to
realize high-performance components
and to prepare technical advances.


Intelligent technologies for thermal
management and efficient energy
storage and conversion systems.

Films and Packaging

Development of functional layers for paper and plastic packaging that meet individual customer requirements.

Industry 4.0 /

Automation of development steps and
manufacturing processes for higher cost
efficiency and process reliability.


Increasing the efficiency of LEDs, OLEDs,
solar cells or displays through the
development of inorganic or hybrid layers.

and Recycling

Development of future-proof raw material and recycling concepts based on our extensive material know-how. Use of sustainable raw materials for modern material solutions.

Sensors and Actuators

New functionalities, product designs and operating concepts as well as application possibilities in the automotive, mechanical and plant engineering, health and sports medicine and textile sectors.


Coating solutions from material
and process development to custom
synthesis of lacquer systems and quality
management in the production process.

Textile and
Leather Finishing

Optimization of natural material properties through surface treatments and coatings.