The "FFB PreFab" - battery production research all along the line


Construction site diary

Factory construction up close

The first system has already moved into the clean and drying rooms of the PreFab. Our construction site diary documents every step.


Equipment of the FFB PreFab

Innovation labs

The PreFab's south wing has a fully equipped 300 sqm laboratory space that can now be occupied since January 2024.


Press release / 13.7.2023

State secretary learns about battery cell production

Münster. During her visit to the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Battery Cell Production FFB facility on July 12, 2023, NRW State Secretary Silke Krebs and Institute Director Prof. Dr. Simon Lux talked about research into the development and production of economically and ecologically sustainable battery cells at the Münster site. The appointment focused on a tour of the construction progress in the »FFB PreFab«, the first building of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. 


press release / 16.11.2023

New Whitepaper on Battery Factory Planning

Fraunhofer FFB and Metroplan have published a framework for requirements-oriented factory planning in the battery production environment.


Press release / 8.8.2023

Development Minister Svenja Schulze visits Fraunhofer FFB

On Tuesday, August 8th, the Managing Directors of Fraunhofer FFB welcomed the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Svenja Schulze, in Münster. 

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