Fraunhofer Ceramics

Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS is concerned with the development of materials, technologies, and components in the field of advanced ceramics as well as hard metals/cermets. Development work within the framework of R&D projects with our customers spans the entire value chain, extending to prototype production. Thus, the Fraunhofer IKTS is characterized by three core competencies: materials expertise, manufacturing technologies, and systems and product integration.