Fraunhofer IGB

Fraunhofer is one of Europe's leading organisations in the field of applied research and technology development. It is non-profit organisation comprising of 67 individual institutes in Germany. The Institute leading Fraunhofer’s involvement in ELSi is the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, based in Stuttgart, Germany. IGB are experts in innovative environmental engineering technologies. IGB employs over 315 people, primarily scientists and engineers. The IGB Department of Physical Process Technology is part of the technical team in this project; it is specialized in research and technology development concerning electro-physical and electro-chemical processes, scale-up and system integration.