Application-oriented research and development in the field of production technology is the main goal of Fraunhofer IGCV. Core areas are lightweight-casting, fiber-reinforced composites and automated production. More than 125 scientists help to reinforce the competitive strength of the economy in the Bavarian region, and throughout Germany and Europe. Our competence and expertise extend from material science via structural mechanics to manufacturing technologies and production. This allows us to cover the needs of our customers and to accomplish reliable solutions.