Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, Dresden

Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Klingner

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Torsten Gründel

The Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI in Dresden employs more than 80 research fellows in four departments and two research groups in cooperation with TU Dresden and TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

The institute is operating in a wide array of transport-related research and development topics, ranging from the fields of electromobility, traffic planning and traffic ecology, traffic information, vehicle propulsion and sensor technologies, but while also incorporating traffic telematics, the information and communication sectors, as well as disposition and logistics.

Fraunhofer IVI’s facilities and large equipment include high-performance laboratories, innovative test platforms and vehicles as well as modern hardware and software. In 2013, the institute’s research infrastructure was expanded by a new technical center including a vehicle hall and an adjacent test track.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI is structured into the departments

  • Transportation, Energy and Environment
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Strategy and Optimization
  • Vehicle and Transport System Engineering