At the end of 2016, Fraunhofer IGB (in Stuttgart and its branches in Straubing, Würzburg, and Leuna) had a staff of 394 of which some 90 percent were scientific or technical employees. Women made up 55 percent of the total.
The Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology IGVP at the University of Stuttgart counted a staff of 75 as of December 31, 2016, predominantly scientists and doctoral students as well as technical staff and student research assistants. Women constituted 27 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 33 staff members coming from 25 different countries outside Germany.