Institute in numbers

Employees

Employees workforce composition 2020
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Employees workforce composition 2020
Employees by location 2020
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Employees by location 2020

At present, the Fraunhofer IZI has a staff of more than 640 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 Public Affairs" and "Business Development and Patent Management".

The proportion of women at the Institute is 62 percent.

Budget and projects

Project revenues by funding source 2020
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Project revenues by funding source 2020
Project revenues by location in € mio 2020
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Project revenues by location in € mio 2020

In 2020, the Fraunhofer IZI generated revenues of just 37,9 million Euros.

About 48 percent of the revenues were in industrial contracts. In the context of competitive grants from the EU, German federal and state governments, about 30 percent of the income was raised. About 22 percent were generated through internal programs of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and other institutions (such as foundations).

Scientific presence and network 2020

overview scientific presence and network
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overview scientific presence and network
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