Business Fields


Trainings and Workshops

We offer a variety of different public events - please see below for more information. If you miss a specific course content, please contact us!


Opto-mechanical Systems

Systems for astronomy, aerospace, opto-mechanical projection systems


Sensors & Metrology

3D measuring systems, systems for surface and layer characterization, terahertz measuring systems, biophotonic sensors, image sensors, computer tomography


Light Sources & Lasers

Fiber lasers, microchip lasers, XUV-laser sources, semiconductor lasers, beam control and shaping systems for lasers

Selection of our core markets



The Fraunhofer IOF provides the next generation of innovation in the entire field of photonic applications in cars, automotive technology, and production.


Space and Astronomy

In the aerospace field, Fraunhofer IOF investigates the design, manufacture, and assembly of modern telescope and spectrometer optics with on-axis and off-axis aspheres, free-form surfaces, and structured surfaces (gratings).