Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB



  1. Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF
  2. Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT
  3. Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR
  4. Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE
  5. Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut EMI
  6. Fraunhofer Institute for Technological Trend Analysis INT
  7. Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB

Guest Institutes

  1. Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
  2. Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering  IESE
  3. Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF


Fraunhofer IAF

Secured Aavailability of Strategic Components


Fraunhofer IAF is one of the few research facilities world-wide which have mastered the entire value chain in the field of III-V compound semiconductors and synthetic diamond on the highest international level.

Fraunhofer ICT

Security, Safety and Explosives Technology


As the only German research institution working in the field of explosives, Fraunhofer ICT offers its long-standing experience to the German Federal Ministry of Defence, the public sector and industrial customers, carrying out investigations into current challenges in domestic and international security.

Fraunhofer FHR

Radar for Security in Space


The rapidly expanding military and civilian use of the near Earth space has led to a considerable dependence on space based systems - for example in the fields of satellite navigation, remote sensing and communication.

Fraunhofer FKIE

Command, Control and Reconnaissance

The Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE develops innovative technologies for the detection and prevention of threats.

Fraunhofer EMI

Protection, Security and Effects


The Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut, EMI, develops and researches new approaches and solutions for applications in the business segments defense, security, space and transport.

Fraunhofer INT

Planning Support for State and Industry


The Fraunhofer Institute for Technological Trend Analysis INT creates and continuously updates a comprehensive overview of the general research and technology landscape and of the entire spectrum of national and international technological developments.

Fraunhofer IOSB

From Networked Sensor Data To Decision


Fraunhofer IOSB has long been a partner of choice in networked sensors and image exploitation for security and defense. Its security-related work is concentrated in two business units

Fraunhofer IIS

Communication, Locating and X-Ray for Safety and Security Applications


Fraunhofer IIS ranks first among the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's institutes in terms of both headcount and revenue generated.

Fraunhofer IESE

Software- and System Engineering


Fraunhofer IESE is one of the world’s leading research institutes for applied research in the area of software and systems engineering.

Fraunhofer LBF

Secure processes for secure structures


In the central research fields of reliability, lightweight construction, vibration control and polymer technology, the scientist teams at the Fraunhofer LBF systematically develop innovative solutions and tailor-made methods from product design to verification. Their goal is always for the system to work reliably and safely!