Facts and figures


At the end of 2023, Fraunhofer IGB (in Stuttgart and its branches in Straubing, and Leuna) had a staff of 353 of which some 85 percent were scientific or technical employees. Women made up 50 percent of the total.

Cultural diversity has been practiced at the Institute and its branches for many years: 32 employees come from 18 different countries outside Germany.

Budget of Fraunhofer IGB

The total budget for 2023 amounted to 32.7 million euros, of which 30.2 million euros was allocated to the operational budget (personnel costs: 16.3 million euros; non-personnel costs: 13.9 million euros). A total of 2.5 million euros was spent on investments.

62.8 percent of the operational budget was financed from Fraunhofer IGB's own revenues generated from contract research projects. 28.7 percent of the institute’s revenues came directly from industry.

In this infographic you will find the most important figures from the past year at a glance.