How to find us

How to find us in Dresden

Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS Dresden

Winterbergstr. 28
01277 Dresden
Phone +49 351 83391-0
Fax +49 351 83391-3300

by car (from Autobahn/Highway)

  • take Autobahn A4 or A13 to intersection Dresden-West, follow new Autobahn A17 to exit Südvorstadt / Zentrum
  • follow road B170 in direction Stadtzentrum (city center) to Pirnaischer Platz (about 6 km)
  • at Pirnaischer Platz turn right towards "Gruna / VW-Manufaktur"
  • continue straight until the end of the "Grosser Garten" (Great Garden) and then turn right onto Karcherallee
  • at the next traffic light turn left onto Winterbergstrasse and continue straight until IWS

by railway and tram

  • from Dresden main railway station take line 10 to Straßburger Platz
  • change to line 1 or 2 heading out from the city (toward Prohlis or Kleinzschachwitz); exit at Zwinglistrasse stop
  • 10 minutes to walk from there (in the direction of Grunaer Weg) or one station by bus nr. 61 (in the direction Löbtau)

by air plane

  • from Airport Dresden-Klotzsche with a taxi to Winterbergstraße 28 (distance is approximately 7 miles or 10 km)
  • or with public transportation (shuttle train) to the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof), and continue with the tram

How to find us in Dortmund

Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC®
© Photo Fraunhofer IWS Dresden

Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC®

Fraunhofer-Projektgruppe im Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum
Eberhardstr. 12
44145 Dortmund

Postal address: 563 FhG (c/o. TKS), 44120 Dortmund

Phone +49 231 844-3512
Fax +49 231 844-6025

by car

  • take Autobahn A2 exit Dortmund Nordost to Bundesstraße B236 ( interstate road B 236)
  • follow B 236, take exit Brackeler Straße
  • follow Brackelerstraße to Borsigplatz
  • turn left onto the second cross road Oesterholzstraße
  • follow Oesterholzstraße to gate W1
  • DOC: third cross road left onto Eberhardstraße

by tram

  • leave main railway station in the direction Center City (take staircase, opposite to the entrance to Kampstraße
  • from stop Kampstraße take tram line 404 to exit at the final stop Westfalenhütte

How to find us in Wroclaw / Polen

TU Wroclaw
ul. Lukasiewicza 5
50-371 Wroclaw,  Poland

Phone +48 71 320 2705
Fax +48 71 328 0670

How to find us in East Lansing, Michigan / USA

Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Laser Applications CCL, Division Coating Technology

B100 Engineering Research Complex,
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1226, USA
Phone +1 517 432 8173
Fax +1 517 432 8168

by car

  • Exit 110 Interstate 96 (Mason, Okemos), exit towards north (Okemos)
  • Drive to the next traffic light (about 0.2 miles), turn left (west) onto Jolly road
  • Follow Jolly road, pass Okemos high school traffic light after 0.9 miles
  • Continue on Jolly road to 2nd traffic light where two lanes merge into one
  • There turn right (north) onto Hagadorn Road
  • Follow Hagadorn, at 0.9 miles cross Bennett Road (traffic light)
  • After 1.8 miles on Hagadorn road cross railway
  • Go straight on at traffic light
  • At next traffic light turn left onto Service Road
  • Follow Service road until just before it merges to one lane
  • Turn left on Bogue St to Research Complex Engineering (little sign on the left side of the road)
  • Drive all the way to the end of the divided street, after 0.1 miles turn left, after 300 ft is a Stop sign
  • Turn right and you reach the parking lot of the Research Complex Engineering
  • Look for the double doors at the main entrance area of the building

How to find us in Plymouth, Michigan / USA

Fraunhofer Center for Laser Applications (CLA) in Plymouth, Michigan / USA
© Photo Fraunhofer IWS Dresden

Fraunhofer Center for Laser Applications (CLA) in Plymouth, Michigan / USA

Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Laser Applications CCL, Division Laser Applications

46025 Port St.
Plymouth, Michigan 48170-6080, USA
Phone +1 734 738 0550
Fax +1 734 354 3335

by car

  • Coming from Detroit Metro Airport, take the Interstate 94 West toward Chicago
  • Merge onto Interstate 275 North via exit 194 toward Flint
  • Take the M-14 exit, exit 29, toward Ann Arbor
  • Merge onto MI-14 West
  • Take the Beck Road exit, exit 18, towards Plymouth
  • Turn right onto N Beck Road
  • Turn right onto Port Street