Facts and figures

A growing workforce


Fraunhofer IIS has a workforce of 1149 employees from four different continents. As in the preceding years, the number of staff on the books rose slightly. In addition, 488 students and 17 trainees work at
the institute.

40 percent industrial earnings


Fraunhofer IIS had a balanced budget in 2021. 40 percent of its funds came from industry and business. Base funding, provided by the German federal and state governments, amounted to 19 percent. 25 percent of the budget came from public-service revenue.

Number of invention disclosures increased

100 invention disclosures were submitted by employees of Fraunhofer IIS in 2021. The majority came from the “Communications Systems” and “Audio and Media Technologies” research divisions and related to the topics of 5G and audio.