Bringing together the competences of 15 Fraunhofer Institutes, the Fraunhofer Space Alliance conducts applied research in the field of industrial space technology.

Fraunhofer Space Alliance

Weather forecasts, navigation, real-time transmission for satellite TV or global Internet access – space industry applications and services have become an indispensable part of daily life, underpinning the importance of space technology for a modern industrialized society. In the Fraunhofer Space Alliance, the institutes pool their technological expertise in order to provide the industry and funding agencies such as the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission with a central contact.

Fraunhofer acts as systems provider, developing a wide range of top-quality components, integrating them into an overall system and delivering that system to the customer. The sheer technological variety of the participating institutes enables the Fraunhofer Space Alliance to offer its customers a unique range of services. Its business units are Communication and Navigation, Materials and Processes, Energy and Electronics, Surfaces and Optical Systems, Protection Technology and Reliability and Sensor Systems and Analysis.




Paris air show - Le Bourget 2017

Fraunhofer presents various aviation and aerospace topics in Le Bourget, France. In addition to Fraunhofer Allianz Space, numerous projects from Clean Sky 1 and 2 are represented, with exhibits on the topics of lightweight construction, eco-design and industry 4.0.

Visit us from June 19th to 25th at booth H295, hall 1!


Fraunhofer Space will present its competences at the Space Tech Expo in Bremen, Germany, on Oct. 24-26.

Visit us at booth G41.

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