Laser technology can take on and solve demanding tasks in various markets while setting standards in terms of quality, flexibility and productivity. Whether as a tool or measuring device, as a diagnostic or therapeutic instrument or as a communication medium, lasers can be used in a wide range of applications, achieving both high productivity and efficiency.

Thanks to its successful research and pioneering developments, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has been an innovative partner preferred by the industry for around 40 years. Its core activities cover a broad spectrum: from the development of new laser beam sources and optical components, laser measurement technology and laser material processing all the way to medical and quantum technology.

Since we conduct intensive research and develop specific applications, we make significant contributions to overcoming the challenges of our time, thereby actively shaping the future of our economy and society. Fraunhofer ILT combines its expertise across departments and is very well networked internationally; our clients benefit from the resulting synergies. Convince yourself of the innovations and expertise of Fraunhofer ILT in selected markets relevant to our future.

We research and develop for your market


Energy industry


Automotive technology and mobility






Medical technology and health


Quantum technology