Press and Media Portal

The latest news from our institute

Here you can find the latest news about Fraunhofer IOF and its research work.


Press releases

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Stories from people & research

... as well as other news about Fraunhofer IOF employees and current projects, can be found here:

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What is RSS?

RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a file format for the exchange of news and web content.

RSS files can be processed automatically by RSS readers. The generated RSS feed provides you with the possibility to display news on your desired topics and keywords.

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Fraunhofer IOF also manages the following social media channels:

Do you have any questions or suggestions regarding our social media channels? Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Gesa Räcke (

Our service for journalists

We are happy to answer questions from press and media journalists at any time.

Research &
referral of experts

Are you researching a special topic in the field of optics/photonics and are you looking for experts to contact? Contact us
(! We will gladly put you in touch with researchers.

Press photos

Printable press photos are always attached to the respective press releases. If you need additional pictures, please contact Mr. Walter Oppel


The use of our logo is only permitted in the version provided by us and only in consultation with the "Communication & Marketing" department. Please contact Ms. Desiree Haak
( for this purpose.

Annual reports & publications

Annual reports

Read our current annual report. You can also find previous annual reports in the archive.

Scientific Publications

Discover scientific publications of the researchers at Fraunhofer IOF.

Further information about Fraunhofer IOF

We love Photonics! Find out more about the institute’s profile, our research areas, and expertise as well as upcoming events.

Institute profile

Fraunhofer IOF develops innovative solutions with light for a wide range of applications ranging from array projectors to real-time scanners and innovative quantum technologies. Learn more about us:

Expertise profile

Get an overview of our comprehensive range of services covering the entire photonic process chain:


Learn more about upcoming events with Fraunhofer IOF. Ranging from conferences, workshops to trade fairs and career fairs: