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
  • Prof. Dörte Diemert, City of Duisburg (guest status)
  • Dr. Helmut Gassel, Infineon Technologies AG (guest status)
  • Andreas Kirchner, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Ralph Lauxmann, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
  • Dr. Martin Osterfeld, Baluff GmbH
  • Prof. Diane Robers, EBS University for Business and Law    
  • Dr. Otmar Schuster, GEOhaus
  • Dr. Norbert Verweyen, innogy SE
  • Dr. Hans-Jürgen Wildau, Biotronik SE & Co. KG
  • Matthias Wulfert, Lower Rhine Chamber of Trade and Industry, Duisburg-Wesel-Kleve (guest status)
  • Prof. Frank-Hendrik Wurm, University of Rostock
A group photo of the members of the board of trustees of Fraunhofer IMS.
© Fraunhofer IMS

The members of the board of trustees of Fraunhofer IMS in front of the inHaus-Center in Duisburg.

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