16. Qualifications

The company discloses what goals it has set and what measures it has taken to promote the employability of all employees, i.e. the ability of all employees to participate in the working and professional world, and in view of adapting to demographic change, and where risks are seen.

Additional measures for promoting the future generation of scientists can be found in the Fraunhofer mentoring and female doctoral student program.
Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers a comprehensive continuous education program for the further qualification of its employees.
A determination of the needs primarily takes place via staff appraisal interviews which are carried out at least once a year.
Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers health protection activities (e.g. special offers for those older than 40) and supports colleagues with children or relatives in need of care (emergency childcare and home care/elder care). Another measure is our “with-child-office”, vacation care for children and flexible working hours.