Fraunhofer Innovation Platform for Composites Research In cooperation with Fraunhofer


Internship at the Fraunhofer Innovation Platform for Composites Research @ Western in London, Ontario, Canada

The Fraunhofer Innovation Platform for Composites Research @ Western is the place to come for the opportunity to spend a semester abroad and work with research professionals, in and up and coming area of mass production of fibre reinforced plastic, connected to the North-American engineering industry.

With state of the art technology, you will have the chance to learn new manufacturing techniques for fibre reinforced thermosets and themoplastics for use in many industries. Working together with the employees from Western University, you will also be able to gain insight into a top Canadian University.

The Fraunhofer Innovation Platform for Composites Research @ Western offers four internships per year in the field of fibre-reinforced polymers. The students will get a full time contract at the Fraunhofer ICT, Pfinztal, Germany.


Internship Start Dates:

Application Dates:

- Applications will be evaluated within four weeks of the application deadline.

Internship Duration:

Required Documents for Western, Visiting Graduate Student admission:



Once you have been accepted into the internship program, Western University will process your visiting graduate student admission and issue you a "Letter of Acceptance" which you will need to submit with your online application for a Canadian study permit. Following receipt of the "Letter of Acceptance" from Western you will receive a letter from Fraunhofer ICT with more information about what documents you are required to submit to Fraunhofer ICT. You will be provided with flight information during the Fraunhofer ICT employment process by Ms. Gabriele Reuther (for contact information please see below).

Important Information:

Contact for Inquiries at Western/Fraunhofer Innovation Platform for Composites Research:

Vanja Ugresic (Manager of Operations) 519-661-2111 ex.86975

Contact for Inquiries at Fraunhofer ICT:

Gabriele Reuther: Email: