Industrial Automation branch Fraunhofer IOSB-INA

Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo is a leading research institution in the network Intelligent Technical Systems in Ostwestfalen-Lippe "it's OWL" and core partner in the Competence Center for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Digital in NRW.

Intelligent networking, analysis and monitoring as well as the user-oriented design of technical systems are the core competences of IOSB-INA. Equipment suppliers, machine and plant manufacturers, as well as operators of automated technical systems are among the institute's partners.

With SmartFactoryOWL and Lemgo Digital, IOSB-INA offers its partners outstanding real-life laboratories to support industry and communities in their digital transformation.

In close cooperation with the Institut für Industrielle Informationstechnik of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts OWL (TH OWL) and the other partners in the Centrum Industrial IT, the Fraunhofer Institute in Lemgo is the one-stop shop for intelligent automation and industrial information technology in Ostwestfalen-Lippe and beyond.

The two departments Digital Infrastructure (DIS) and Machine Intelligence (MIT) are located in Lemgo.



Campusallee 1 
32657 Lemgo
Phone +49 5261 942 90-22

By train

The nearest ICE train station is Bielefeld. From there take the RB73 (Lipperländer) to Lemgo-Lüttfeld (travel time: 41 minutes). From the station Lemgo-Lüttfeld you can reach us on foot in about 5 minutes.

Within Lemgo you can use the city bus Lemgo or a car-sharing offer.

From Monday to Friday, the CampusExpress (line 790 , license plate S) commutes between Detmold station and Innovation Campus Lemgo every hour during core time from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (travel time: 23 minutes).

By car

Coming from direction Kassel, take the A44 to the exit Warburg and follow the B252 to Lemgo (approx. 75 km federal road).

Coming from direction Dortmund or Hanover, use the A2 until the junction Ostwestfalen-Lippe/Lemgo and follow the Ostwestfalenstraße until Lemgo (18km).

By plane

Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport
Flughafenstraße 33
33142 Büren-Ahden (Germany)
Terminal information: +49 (0) 2955 77-0

and then by car via the B1 in the direction of Paderborn, the A33 in the direction of Bielefeld to the Detmold exit, the B1 in the direction of Detmold to Blomberg, the Ostwestfalenstraße B252 via Brake to Lemgo


Hanover Airport
Petzelstraße 84
30855 Langenhagen (Germany)
Service Center: Tel.: +49 (0)511 977-0

and then by car either via Hameln (B217 / B66) or via the A2 to the Ostwestfalen exit (28), then follow the Ostwestfalenstraße directly to Lemgo