Contact Person
Kontaktbild Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth, Geschäftsführender Direktor am Fraunhofer FOKUS
Tom Ritter Kontaktbild Quadratisch
Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth
Executive Director FOKUS
+49 30 3463-7204
Dr. rer. nat. Tom Ritter
Deputy Director FOKUS
+49 30 3463-7278
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Institutsbild Fraunhofer FOKUS
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We connect everything

Fraunhofer FOKUS conducts research on digital transformation and its impact on economics, technology, and our society. Since 1988, FOKUS has been supporting commercial enterprises and public administrations in the shaping and implementation of digital transformation. For this purpose, Fraunhofer FOKUS offers research services ranging from requirements analysis to consulting, feasibility studies, technology development right up to prototypes and pilots in the business segments Digital Public Services, Future Applications and Media, Quality Engineering, Smart Mobility, Software-based Networks, Networked Security, Visual Computing und Analytics. With around 480 employees in Berlin and an annual budget of 36,1 million euros, Fraunhofer FOKUS is one of the largest ICT institutes of the Fraunhofer Society. More than 80 percent of its budget is generated through projects from industry and the public domain.

Haushalt 2022 FOKUS
Fraunhofer FOKUS

Facts and Figures


FOKUS employs 478 people, including around 167 students and interns (status 5/2023).


The Fraunhofer FOKUS budget in 2022 was around 36,1 million euros. 26,2 million euros was spent on personnel, 8,9 million euros on equipment and materials and 1 million euros on investments. 

Organisation Chart Fraunhofer FOKUS