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Institutes of the Fraunhofer POLO

The institutes

The pooling of the individual expertise of the institutes in the Fraunhofer POLO® means that all the required know-how is available for functionalizing polymer surfaces and developing industrial-scale applications.

Fraunhofer IAP

  • surface chemistry
  • plasma and wet processing
  • advanced flame treatment

Fraunhofer IFAM

  • adhesive bonding
  • plasma deposition
  • pilot-scale coating

Fraunhofer IGB

  • plasma deposition
  • CVD
  • nanoparticles
  • biocompatible surfaces

Fraunhofer ISC

  • Inorganic-organic hybrid polymers
    (ORMOCER®s)

Fraunhofer IVV

  • wet coating
  • lamination
  • permeation modeling & measurement