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The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK)
Pascal route 8-9
10587 Berlin

is a legally non-independent institution of the

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for the Promotion of Applied Research e.V.
Hansastrasse 27 c
80686 Munich

www.fraunhofer.de

Sales tax identification number according to § 27 a
Value added tax law: DE 129515865

registry court

Munich Local Court
Registered association
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Responsible editor:
Dr.-Ing. Markus Will
markus.will@ipk.fraunhofer.de
Phone: +49 (0)30 390 06 304

Note: For general questions about the institute, please contact the contact persons listed under Contact.

Board
Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer, President, Corporate Policy and Research
Prof. (Univ. Stellenbosch) Dr. Alfred Gossner, Finance, Controlling (incl. Business Administration, Purchasing, Real Estate), IT
Dr. Alexander Kurz, Human Resources and Legal Affairs

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