History

1965

fischertechnik is developed as a Christmas present for children interested in construction
The first 1,000 construction sets are donated to the “Aktion Sorgenkind” (Needy children’s campaign)

1966

 fischertechnik market launch
 First presentation at a toy exhibition
 Construction of the fischertechnik factory in Salzstetten

1968

 Founding of the fischertechnik Fan Club
 The first construction set dealing with “electromechanics” issued

1970 

Product range expanded with learning construction sets (Teaching Technology series)

1972 

Awarded “Toy of the Year” for the first time

1973 

Introduction of the fischergeometric construction set


1979 

Approval for the fischertechnik Bau-Spiel-Bahn (build and play track)

1981 

“Pneumatics” integrated into a construction set for the first time

1982 

Introduction of the first industrial models

1985 

Entry into computer technology

1989 

Introduction of the new JUNIOR, MASTER and MASTER PLUS basic construction sets

1994 

The first construction set dealing with “bionic technology” issued

1997

 Introduction of the first construction set with solar modules

1998 

fischerTiP creative and crafting materials introduced

2004 

Assortment converted to the JUNIOR, ADVANCED, BASIC, PROFI, COMPUTING lines

2008 

Leonardo da Vinci's designs serve as the inspiration for the PROFI da Vinci Machines construction set 

2009 

Introduction of the first construction set with a fuel cell


2011 

Introduction of the first “ball obstacle course” construction set

2013 

The topic “light and optics” included in a construction set

2014 

The COMPUTING line renamed as the ROBOTICS line
Introduction of a new generation of mobile robots with innovative controls, TXT controller and camera with image processing
Introduction of the fischertechnik education line for schools

2015

fischertechnik celebrates its 50th birthday
Introduction of the PROFI Dynamic line

2016

 First time a 3D printer is introduced in a construction set system

2017

 First introduction of a ROBOTICS construction set that can be programmed and controlled using a tablet / app