Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (IGD)
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization geared to people’s needs in health, security, communication, energy and the environment. Over 60 Fraunhofer institutes in Germany and a number of subsidiaries abroad employed in 2015 over 24,000 staff with a budget of over €2.1 billion. The institute participating is Fraunhofer IGD, a world leading institution in applied research in visual computing, located in Darmstadt, Rostock, Graz and Singapore. With a research budget over 19 M€ in 2015, more than 200 (full-time equivalent) employees of Fh-IGD worked in more than 250 R&D projects.