Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP

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#WeKnowHow - Fraunhofer VS. Corona

COVID-19 pandemic: Together against coronavirus

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View of the city of Stuttgart
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Neckar Velley in Stuttgart / colorful wine growing region in the south of Germany, Shutterstock ID 765709876

Building on knowledge

The application of building physics principles is fundamental for successful building. The competencies of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP concentrate on research, development, testing, demonstration and consulting in the fields of building physics.

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Annual Report 2019
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Annual Report 2019.

Annual Report 2019

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Planning buildings GENERIS
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The GENERIS® software for planning buildings on the basis of life cycle assessments.

GENERIS® - the intelligent web software for preparing life cycle assessments of buildings

GENERIS® is the key to holistic support in the creation of a building ecobalance.

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Waste gas treatment systems
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Technical facility at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP for developing waste gas treatment systems.

Waste gases from incineration plants: Optimizing a combined system

If biomass incineration plants are to be operated with low emissions, they have to be equipped with appropriate dust filter technologies. The Combustion and Environmental Technology Group has been working on the development of adequate dust collection systems since 2015.

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Our Areas of expertise

At our branches in Stuttgart, Holzkirchen and Nuremberg we offer a wide range of expertise and services in the field of building physics. Discover our topics!



Online workshop / 17.6.2021

LEE-BED Online workshop

We invite you to the introduction to our One-Stop-Shop for Service and Pilot Line Access within Printed and Embedded Electronics on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 13:00 CET. This One-Stop-Shop can help you and your company to accelerates the development of sensor and electronic component in application such as automotive, IoT, construction and wearable.


Research News / 1.6.2021

Polypropylene recycling from carpet waste

A significant part of carpet waste consists of petroleum-based polypropylene. As a non-recyclable product, disposing of it has previously meant incineration or landfill. However, a new solvent is now making it possible to recover virgin-standard polypropylene from carpet waste. The process also involves costs that are quite competitive.


LCM / 10.5.2021

Registration is Now Open!

It´s time to register for The 10th International Conference on Life Cycle Management. We are now starting the “early bird” phase with discounted tickets. The very attractive early bird discounts are available until June 15, 2021. All information about the price categories and the different types of participants can be found on the LCM website.



New 360° insights into Fraunhofer IBP

The 360° tour of the test facilities at the Valley and Stuttgart locations has been expanded. Currently, we may now also welcome you to our worldwide unique outdoor test site, invite you into the world of the Mixed Reality Experience Lab or into the cargo area of the FTF as well as show you the research possibilities in our moisture engineering laboratory.

Research in Focus


Projects at a glance

Here we show you a selection of our current as well as successfully completed research and industrial projects.


Virtual tour of the Fraunhofer IBP

With the 360° tour, you can now discover the test facilities at the Valley and Stuttgart locations online.


Measuring and testing facilities

Efficient laboratories and testing facilities as well as the largest known open-air test site at the Holzkirchen site enable a multitude of complex building physics investigations.


Product Developments

Fraunhofer IBP has developed a series of interesting products that involved the entire expertise of its specialist departments. If you are interested in further solutions, please do not hesitate to contact us.



The Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP cooperates with other research institutions, associations and project partners on a transnational basis and is involved in numerous cooperations.