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Customized solutions

We develop functionalized surfaces, layers, and coatings as well as technologies to make them to meet your specific needs.

One-stop shop

Covering the complete development chain from fundamental tests to feasibility studies and on to the production line – POLO® is your partner for all stages of the development work.

Safeguarding your
competitive advantage

Our products mean that you also have unique selling points for your products, so safeguarding your position in the marketplace.

Quality assurance

Our products guarantee the quality of your products with in-line technology and we help to develop protocols and test procedure.

Innovative materials

Our products give you materials of equivalent or superior quality to your existing materials and with considerably reduced material usage for sustainable products and production.

Lower processing

Production is possible using conventional processes (e.g. roll-to-roll, spraying, immersion, spin-off, blade coating, rolling, pad printing, screen printing, photolithography, embossing methods)

Lower production and logistics costs

The lower processing complexity reduces
associated costs, such as production and
logistic costs, meaning that our products have potential savings for you.

Contact Press / Media

Dr. Andreas Holländer

Spokesperson Fraunhofer POLO®

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP
Geiselbergstraße 69
14476 Potsdam-Golm

Phone +49 331 568-1404

Fax +49 331 568-2504

Contact Press / Media

Dr. Michaela Müller

Deputy spokesperson Fraunhofer POLO®

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4140