Facts and figures

€250.5 million in funding*


Fraunhofer IIS maintained a balanced budget in 2023, in which 53% of the expenditure excluding investments was funded by business and industry. A further 30% came from public project-sector revenue. The remaining budget was covered by other revenue sources, such as foundations or other research institutions, as well as by the institutional funding (including the base funding) of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

* Projection as of January 2024

1,205 salaried employees


With 1,205 salaried employees working at Fraunhofer IIS, the workforce has grown slightly relative to the previous year. There are also 453 students and 16 trainees working at the institute.

77 invention disclosures

The topics of speech and audio coding, as well as 5G IP, accounted for a large part of the 77 invention disclosures in 2023.