Fraunhofer ICT-IMM Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT, Branch IMM

By developing technological innovations and novel systems solutions for their customers, the Fraunhofer Institutes help to reinforce the competitive strength of the economy in their region, throughout Germany and in Europe. The Fraunhofer ICT-IMM is part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft with currently 66 institutes and research units. Our scientists carry out research and development within the key competences Decentralized and Mobile Energy Technology, Continuous Chemical Engineering, Medical Probes and Technical Sensors, Microfluidic Analysis Systems and Nanoparticle Technologies. The knowledge we gain and the developments which evolve from these fields are applied in the business areas Energy and Environment; Chemistry, Process Technology, Aviation and Aerospace; Biomedical Analytics and Diagnostics, Security as well as Industrial Analytics Applications.



Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT
Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 18-20
55129 Mainz

Contact person

Prof. Dr. Gunther Kolb



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Type of organization : Research Institute

Number of professional staff active in FCH sector : 20

Participation in FCH JU Projects : FCGEN, IRAFC, IRMFC, PEM-Beyond


Our expertise

Transport Pillar

  • 1.03 Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
  • 1.06 System (BoP) components
  • 1.09 Demonstration
  • 1.11 Characterisation and testing

Energy Pillar / Energy to Hydrogen

  • 2.01 Hydrogen production
  • 2.06 Smart grids
  • 2.09 Demonstration
  • 2.10 Modelling
  • 2.11 Characterisation and testing
  • 2.12 Design and manufacturing

Energy Pillar / Fuel Cells to Energy

  • 3.01 Combined Heat and Power Units (CHP)
  • 3.02 Power Generation
  • 3.03 Back-Up Power Systems
  • 3.04 Residential
  • 3.05 Commercial
  • 3.06 Industrial
  • 3.09 Manufacturing Technologies
  • 3.10 Modelling
  • 3.11 Characterisation and testing

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