Institute in numbers

Employees

Staff figures 2005–2015
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Staff figures 2005–2015

Workforce composition 2015
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Workforce composition 2015

At present, the Fraunhofer IZI has a staff of more than 551 employees.

Included are mainly professionals working in the field of natural sciences, such as biologists, biochemists, physicists and biotechnologists, but also doctors of human and veterinary medicine and engineers. Furthermore, the Institute employs a number of technical assistants, like PTAs (pharmaceutical-technical assistant), MTAs (medical-technical assistant) or BTAs (biological-technical assistant). The scientific staff is supported by the administrative department and the two executive departments "Press and Publications" and "Business Development and Patent Management".

The proportion of women at the Institute is 60 percent.

Budget and projects

Financial volume 2005–2015
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Financial volume 2005–2015 (in € mio)

Overview of the projects 2015 (projects by number)
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Overview of the projects 2015 (projects by number)

In 2015, the Fraunhofer IZI generated revenues of just 29.8 million Euros (without expenses for building operations).

Overall 137 projects have been processed. The revenues are composed of 19 percent public funding, 48 percent industrial revenues, 3 percent EU funding and 30 percent miscellaneous revenues (e.g. foundations). The increase in international industrial contracts verifies the growing international recognition of the Institute as a competent research service contractor.