Facts and figures

Personnel

Development of staff numbers.
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Development of staff numbers.

At the end of 2019, Fraunhofer IGB (in Stuttgart and its branches in Straubing, and Leuna) had a staff of 339 of which some 80 percent were scientific or technical employees. Women made up 53 percent of the total.

The Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology IGVP at the University of Stuttgart counted a staff of 60 as of December 31, 2019, predominantly scientists and doctoral students as well as technical staff and student research assistants. Women constituted 28 percent of the total.

The employees of Fraunhofer IGB, of its branches, and of IGVP work together closely and have very culturally diverse backgrounds, with 28 staff members coming from 21 different countries outside Germany.

Budget of Fraunhofer IGB

Dvelopment of budget.
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Dvelopment of budget.

The total budget for 2019 amounted to € 26.4 million, of which € 25.2 million were allocated to the operational budget (personnel costs: € 14.9 million; non-personnel costs: € 10.3 million). A total of € 1.25 million was spent on investments.

69.7 percent of the operational budget was financed from Fraunhofer IGB's own revenues generated from contract research projects. 39.2 percent of the institute’s revenues came directly from industry.