IWES: Here’s to great collaboration!

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Let's work together to find innovative solutions to your challenges.

Fraunhofer IWES offers comprehensive research, validation, and innovation solutions in the fields of wind energy and hydrogen. We offer players in research and industry considerable support in securing investments in technological advancements and boosting planning accuracy in wind energy and hydrogen technology.

Together with our clients, we work on both publicly funded projects and projects financed directly by industry customers, accompanying them from the first concept to the transfer and up to market implementation. Our specialists have the requisite expertise, knowledge, state-of-the-art equipment, and, if necessary, access to our global network. Together with us, you can develop novel ideas targetedly, launch innovative technologies on the market successfully, and optimize existing product and production systems.


Problem solving and market launch

Cooperation with us is always focused on solving the problem at hand and introducing the innovation into the company or launching it on the market. We show you potential solutions, cooperation opportunities, and the possible costs and time involved. Fraunhofer IWES offers you support if you have a research or development requirement or want to launch a product innovation on the market, improve a process, solve a logistics problem, or have a process tested and certified.

Our scientists have sound experience in the efficient and fair handling of projects of all sizes, plus our international expertise means we are in a position to support globally active companies both in Germany and abroad.


Top performance thanks to networking

When faced with complex problems, we can rely on the various competences and disciplines of the Fraunhofer Institutes as well as calling on external partners and other companies. The long-term cooperation between Fraunhofer IWES and a wide variety of research institutes and companies can also prove advantageous.

Our involvement in industry cooperations and networks such as the Research Alliance Wind Energy (FVWE), the Renewable Energy Research Association (FVEE), the Federal Association of Offshore Wind Energy (BWO), the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance, and the Fraunhofer Group for Energy Technologies and Climate Protection brings together a wide range of disciplines and boosts the expertise of Fraunhofer IWES via the active transfer of knowledge.

We will be happy to assist you with any questions you have concerning the planning, realization, and optimization of wind turbines or hydrogen production. Please feel free to get in touch!