Fraunhofer CSE is part of the two Fraunhofer Alliances, each comprised of more than 10 Fraunhofer Institutes that offer a wide range of expertise in key industries:
Fraunhofer Energy Alliance
A collaboration of 18 Fraunhofer Institutes working towards a sustainable, reliable and affordable energy supply. Through this alliance, commercial customers, policy makers and the solar industry gain easier access to the Fraunhofer Institutes’ research and service activities in the fields of energy technology and research. As one of the largest energy research organizations in Europe, by bundling competences and leveraging synergies, we can offer tailor-made cost-effective solutions to our customers from a single source.
Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance (BAU)
For the first time, Fraunhofer now offers the market a central contact point for integral system solutions in the field of construction. The extensive portfolio is oriented towards both smaller and larger medium-sized companies. The Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance, consisting of 14 research institutes within Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, is a carrier and initiator of new and innovative topics in the context of construction research. With 20 locations in Germany and the United States and a total research budget of approx. € 240 million an effective research pool in the field of "construction“ has been created. Projects include product development, construction planning, management and logistics, construction systems, and international projects.