Facts and figures

1173 salaried employees


Fraunhofer IIS has a workforce of 1173 salaried employees. The number of staff on the books rose slightly year over year. In addition, 452 students and 18 trainees work at the institute.

189,7 Mio. € funding


Fraunhofer IIS had a balanced budget in 2022. The institute received 41 percent of its funding from business and industry, 29 percent from public-service revenue. A total of 28 percent came from institutional funding (incl. base funding) through the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Other revenue, including from foundations and other research institutions, accounted for 2 percent of the budget.

64 invention disclosures

In 2022, Fraunhofer IIS employees submitted 64 invention disclosures. The majority of the invention disclosures related to audio and communication standards and came from the research areas Audio and Media Technologies and Communications Systems.