Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF

The Fraunhofer LBF was founded 1938 and joined the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft in 1962. It offers highly recognized expertise in structural durability, plastics, smart structures and system reliability for the development, assessment and realization of tailored solutions especially for safety-relevant mechanical systems and vibration-sensitive lightweight structures. (

Role in project

  • Selection & evaluation of lightweight technologies for chassis components and their assessment regarding structural durability
  • Design of lightweight wheels for integration of in-wheel motors