Fraunhofer USA

Transferring Research From Lab to Market

Fraunhofer USA, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in Rhode Island that is dedicated to the advancement of applied research. Fraunhofer USA was founded in 1994 to conduct applied R & D for customers from industry and state governments and the federal government in the United States. Working closely with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest application-oriented research and development organization, Fraunhofer USA can offer both domestic and international resources to enhance its portfolio of R & D services. Through a vast global cooperation network, we are well positioned to be a vital part in overcoming regional and global challenges, to uncover potential research areas and support economic development. In an international competitive environment, together with an extensive network of Fraunhofer institutes in Germany and strategic partners, we strive to strengthen transatlantic collaboration in education, applied research and innovation. 

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Fraunhofer USA Programs

Fraunhofer USA programs help us to accomplish our mission of providing cutting edge technologies to companies and organizations of all sizes.

Fraunhofer USA Centers

Center Mid-Atlantic CMA

Center Midwest CMW

Center for Manufacturing Innovation CMI

Fraunhofer USA Offices

Digital Media Technologies

Fraunhofer USA Headquarters

South Carolina Fraunhofer USA Alliance Program Office

Fraunhofer USA Focus 2023

The Annual Fraunhofer USA Focus provides an in-depth insight into the latest developments and research at Fraunhofer USA.

Career and Internship Opportunties

Opportunties to Join Fraunhofer USA Centers in Boston MA, East Lansing MI, Riverdale MD or any of our office locations.