The expertise of the Fraunhofer Photocatalysis Alliance is strategically focused on the marketplace and is utilized to carry out innovative R&D projects.

The member institutes (IFAM, IGB, IME, IPA, ISC, IST, IWS, FEP and WKI) bring together the following expertise in the Fraunhofer Photocatalysis Alliance:


Materials development

The Fraunhofer Photocatalysis Alliance possesses profound knowledge of materials science, covering all classes of materials. With regard to non-metallic materials, for example organic and hybrid polymers, this also includes processes for chemical synthesis.

Layer and process development

We offer R&D services using a variety of coating processes (vacuum and atmospheric pressure) to develop layers and materials, from single layers to complex, multifunctional layers.

Analytical and measurement technology

The member institutes of the Fraunhofer Photocatalysis Alliance have a wide range of characterization methods at their disposal for surfaces and layers. Our customers can make unlimited use of our broad range of analytical methods for product and technology development.