The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB develops and optimizes processes, products, and technologies in the business areas of health, environment, and sustainable chemistry. We offer our customers R&D services ranging from feasibility studies to implementing new processes in industrial practice, supplemented by a broad spectrum of analysis and testing services. Our strengths are offering complete solutions from the laboratory to the pilot scale. Our research focuses on e.g. coatings and functional surfaces, surface analysis, and biobased polymers.