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Security Applications

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Prepress Technolgogy

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Head of Materials & Environment

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Prepress Technology

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We conduct research with impact

In our research we tackle the themes that are key to the future of print and media technology. We are in constant dialogue with companies to identify subjects for investigation that are geared to their requirements. For us, delivering the results of our research in usable form is a given.

Find out everything about our current research focus areas and projects.


Testing services

Your trusted partner for testings

We see ourselves as a modern service provider:

  • We carry out inspections tailored to the industry’s needs.

  • We advise companies on questions of quality.

  • We mediate in technical disputes.

The field of application ranges from customer specific requests to standardised laboratory measurements.


Mann mit Brille und blauen Handschuhen an einer Testdruckmaschine mit roter Farbe

Certification services

Our modular certification programme FograCert

Our standardized FograCert testing programme for materials, products and production processes guarantees safety whilst processing the materials, high-quality products and reliable manufacturing processes. A Fogra certificate confirms a service is fit for purpose. Staff can certify it's expertise. 

A selection of our certifications:

  • ProcessStandard Offset (PSO)

  • ProcessStandard Digital (PSD)

  • Approval tests for fountain concentrates and washing agents


Druckproof mit Farbmessgerät


900 member companies from 50 countries

1.600 certified systems

22.000 symposia attendees since 1978

33.000 expert opinions since 1951


Colour Management Symposium 2024

Colour Management Symposium

Symposium 02/21/2024–02/22/2024

The leading colour management event.


Fogra innovation: First media wedge for textile printing

Medienvorstufe   09/29/2022

In August 2022, the research project on colour standardisation in digital textile printing was completed. Within this framework, not only a new Fogra…

MediaWedge for texitile

12th Fogra user forum UV-Print

Material & Umwelt   09/08/2022

On 6 and 7 September the User Forum UV Printing of the Fogra Research Institute took place for the 12th time in Munich/Aschheim. 17 speakers reported…

Blick ins Auditorium des Anwenderforums UV-Druck

New AiF Managing Director visits Fogra

Press releases   08/30/2022

Professor Dr Klein visited the AiF founding member Fogra on Thursday, 25 August 2022, as the new Managing Director of the Federation of Industrial…

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Bavarian State Ministry is interested in the concerns of research

Press releases   08/19/2022

Ministerial Director Dr Manfred Wolter from the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy visited the premises in…

Vertreter des Bayerischen Wirtschaftsminister besucht die Labore der Fogra

The Colour management industry meeting takes off

Medienvorstufe   07/20/2022

On July, 6th and 7th over 170 interested people met for the eighth edition of the industry's leading international colour event, the Fogra Colour…

Publikum des Fogra Colourmanagement Symposiums

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Press releases   07/06/2022

Up-to-date information on all presentations at the Colour Management Symposium 2022 in Munich.

Introduction of the exhibitors

Visit from France

Press releases   06/29/2022

A delegation from the Union Nationale des industries de l'Impression et de la Communication (UNIIC) visited Fogra in Aschheim on June, 28th 2022.

Champions League Colour Management in commercial, packaging and industrial printing

Press releases   05/20/2022

Fogra invites you to the leading international colour management event in Munich from 6 to 7 July 2022 for the 8th time. It is all about exchanging…

Colour Management Symposium 2024

FograCert: Laser Codability

Materials & Environment   03/07/2022

Fogra strengthens its efforts in labelling and is FFPI-certified


Inside Fogra


Five days, five departments. Student trainee Zoe was allowed to get a taste of a different department every day. She learned and experienced a lot. She was allowed to test nonwovens, sort papers according to the proportion of optical brighteners and was able to take a look at the printing machine.

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Type 1 Fonts


No more Type 1 fonts. What can you do, what measures can you take, and what alternatives can you use? At the Colour Management Café, these questions and many more were discussed, and solutions were discussed. Find out more about the suggestions made by the three invited experts.

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Our Institute


Research, testing and certification are activities that require custom-designed working areas with the latest in laboratory equipment. The interior layout plays an essential role alongside the technical facilities per se. The working environment must allow our staff to develop ideas and interact in an interdisciplinary manner. We have created the ideal setting to achieve this.

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