Board of Trustees

The board of trustees is an external advisory body of the institutes and advises the directors of the institute and the executive board on specialized direction and structural changes of the institute. About twelve members of the board of trustees per institute – consisting of representatives of science, economy, politics and public life – are appointed by the executive board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in agreement with the direction of the institute. At least one member of the executive board attends the board meeting. The board of trustees meets once a year to get an overview of the achievements of the institute and to give important impulses for the future strategic orientation.

The current members of the board of trustees of Fraunhofer IMS:

  • Dr. Attila Bilgic, Krohne Messtechnik GmbH
  • Reinhold Friedrich, BMBF
  • Dr. Helmut Gassel, Infineon Technologies AG
  • Ocke Hamann, Niederrheinische IHK Duisburg- Wesel - Kleve
  • Michaela Münnig, Aesculap AG
  • Martin Murrack, Stadt Duisburg
  • Dr. Martin Osterfeld, Balluff GmbH
  • Prof. Diane Robers, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht
  • Prof. Andrea Robitzki, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Dr. Otmar Schuster, GEOhaus
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Stockmanns, Hochschule Niederrhein

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