Autonomous working machines

Relieving personnel and increasing process quality through the use of autonomous mobile machines

Our tailor-made services are designed to turn your innovative ideas into reality and help you maximize the performance of your systems.

© Fraunhofer IOSB, indigo
© Fraunhofer IOSB, indigo
Mobile Autonomous Transport System MATS

Since 2014, we have dedicated ourselves to intensive research and development in the field of autonomous machines. Our focus is on the development of guidance systems and innovative assistance functions for a wide range of applications. These include service robots for both indoor and outdoor use, driverless transport systems and multifunctional equipment carriers.


Through these technology enhancements, we aim to increase efficiency, safety and productivity in various industries and offer innovative solutions for the challenges of the future.


The use of autonomous work machines enables increased efficiency, occupational safety, resource savings, cost reduction and round-the-clock availability. They also enhance human capabilities, strengthen the competitiveness of companies and guarantee the consistency of work results. In view of demographic change, autonomous machines are crucial for overcoming the shortage of skilled workers.

We offer you a comprehensive range of services as a research partner for your projects:

  • Development of autonomous solution:
    We support you in the development of autonomous solutions, including intelligent additional functions, assistance systems and autonomously operating machines.
  • Requirements analysis and feasibility studies:
    We offer requirements analysis workshops and conduct feasibility studies to ensure that your vision is achievable.
  • Prototype construction:
    Our experts turn your ideas into functional samples in order to confirm the concept selected together with you and create the basis for the subsequent prototypes.
  • Validation during development:
    We support you throughout the entire development process and ensure that your solutions meet the highest standards in terms of performance, safety, quality and deadlines.

Projects and products



Autonomy KIT for near-series production vehicles for networked and assisted recovery from sources of danger.



Robotic systems for decontamination in hostile environments


Department of Embedded Intelligent Systems (EIS)

Would you like to know more about our range of expertise and services in the field of Embedded Intelligent Systems? Then visit the page of the EIS department.


Interested in a cooperation?

Are you interested in cooperating with our department or would you like to find out more about our services and their added value for your project?  Then get in touch with us!