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fraunhofer ipa - future manufacturing is our Business
"We realise highly innovative sustainable production solutions for our customers in the innovative high-tech industries of Germany. We promote the technical competencies and interdisciplinary teamwork of our employees, as a motivator for qualitative growth. Our systematic development work puts the needs of our customers as its first priority. Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart undertakes research in 14 specialist departments. Our research focuses especially on the automotive industry, mechanical and plant engineering, electronics and microsystem technology, the energy sector, medical technology and biotechnology. Fraunhofer IPA is a leading partner in the FSEM project, a project for system research in electric mobility. In the construction and infrastructure cluster, Fraunhofer IPA is primarily responsible for the development of new technologies for electric mobility. As a partner of industry in the "Leading-edge cluster Electric Mobility South-West", Fraunhofer IPA develops process-modular production concepts for e-motors in collaboration with leading automotive partners. "Fraunhofer IPA develops technical solutions for modular processes that are quantity and variation flexible", explains Martin Naumann, IPAs project manager. These new developments allow an economic production of electric motors for e-mobility applications."