The total number of employees at Fraunhofer IGP rose to 233 in 2021, with the majority of our scientists holding a degree in engineering or industrial engineering or a Master of Science. The work of the Fraunhofer team is supported by a total of 105 research assistants and, as in the previous years, the team will be joined by three trainees. In cooperation with the chairs of manufacturing technology and joining engineering, eight university employees work closely with Fraunhofer IGP in both research and education.
Earnings and total budget
Earnings for 2021 amounted to a total of EUR 11,6 million. With economic returns of 37%, budget targets were also once again achieved in 2021. The Fraunhofer Institute in Rostock also maintained a balanced budget in 2021, with a positive carry-over. The overall budget continued to show steady growth.