Business Units and Products

Looking beyond boundaries, recognizing change, helping to shape it and reacting strategically to customer needs: Fraunhofer IBP aims at carrying out interdisciplinary assignments in a targeted and customer-oriented way. Depending on the matter at hand, the institute’s broad network both inside and outside the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is used and its partners’ expertise brought into play.  

Learn more about our business units and product developments. If you are interested in further solutions developed at Fraunhofer IBP or would like to benefit from our expertise in these areas, please do not hesitate to contact us.



Benefit from our interdisciplinary expertise of our researchers in the fields of Vehicle climate control, vehicle acoustics and evaluating vehicle indoor air quality and comfort.



Fraunhofer IBP conducts research on new aircraft architectures in a way that drives value creation and makes them environmentally friendly, thus contributing to the ecological and socio-economic acceptance of aviation.


Digitization / BIM

Fraunhofer IBP has wide-ranging expertise in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and strives to use our specially developed simulation software to ensure a smooth connection to IFC / BIM models.


Urban design adapted to climate change

We support climate change-adapted urban design through our research in the field of climate impact adaptation.


Cultural Heritage Research

This business unit analyzes concepts for the room climate inside historical buildings, develops new solutions for museum depots and archives, and also conducts research on the preservation of historical monuments at the Fraunhofer Center Benediktbeuern.


Materials and building materials

We support you in the development of resource-efficient, climate-friendly and sustainable materials and building materials.


Sustainability and ESG

We offer companies in all sectors a comprehensive range of services which enable them efficiently implement sustainability based on reliable findings.


Interiors optimized with the user in mind

We conduct research in the field of "people in spaces" and support clients in the interdisciplinary design of office spaces.


Industrialized construction

By developing innovative concepts and technical solutions, we contribute to the development of a holistic strategy for improving sustainability throughout the shipbuilding industry.


Product Developments

Whether it’s innovative acoustic elements, building materials made of cattail or DressMAN - Fraunhofer IBP has developed a series of interesting products that involved the entire expertise of its specialist departments.  


Weather Data

Fraunhofer IBP has been collecting weather data at its field test site in Holzkirchen since 1950s. The weather data is recorded using the IMEDAS system and visualized in our online weather station.