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Press releases


Press release / 16.9.2021

New facility for stationary energy storage and membranes in Hermsdorf officially opened

Research topics in the new building are stationary energy storage and ceramic membranes for material separation.


Press release / 5.5.2021

Inactivating pathogens using low-energy electrons

Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2021 for new production process for vaccine manufacturing with low-energy electrons


Press release / 6.5.2021

Saving energy - conserving resources: Fraunhofer IFAM in Dresden develops concept for energy-efficient debinding processes

Particularly in processes in which near-net-shape components are manufactured, the high energy demand is
addressed and solutions are found to reduce energy consumption.


Press release / 4.5.2021

New approach to increasing range and comfort in fuel cell-powered rail transport

Hydrogen technology will also be used on rails in the future. In the future, regional trains will be equipped with fuel cells that convert oxygen and hydrogen into electrical energy.


Press release / 16.4.2021

Digital expert system in materials science being created

With “DiWan” Fraunhofer IWS takes materials testing to a new level. Scientists of the Fraunhofer IWS at Dresden in cooperation with partners from research and industry are planning to create a virtual materials expert system.


Press release / 1.4.2021

Optimized joining technology opens door to safe hydrogen use

Eco-friendly flying is on the horizon. Fraunhofer IWS achieves excellent joint properties by means of magnetic pulse welding for use in aerospace industry.


Press release / 23.3.2021

CleanScreen – with UV-C inactivation of pathogens to sterile touchscreens

Hygiene is a top priority in times of Corona. Particularly at frequently used vending machines, such as ticket machines, the surfaces of input screens are not cleaned after use.


Press release / 16.3.2021

Just a few hours instead of weeks: Hyperspectral vision speeds up barrier foil inspection

AI and HSI enable new inspection system to quickly measure foil quality for organic electronics with high spatial resolution.


Press release / 11.2.2021

Intelligent robots for targeted combating of viruses and bacteria

Service robots can help ensure that buildings and means of transport are cleaned and disinfected regularly and with consistently high quality. 


Press release / 9.2.2021

On-board networking with lowest latency for the modern vehicle

Fraunhofer IPMS presents TSN IP core designs with low latency for automotive on-board networks


Press release / 4.2.2021

Higher reliability for next generation electronics

Research alliance of science and industry launches EU project "iRel 4.0"


Press release / 4.2.2021

Fraunhofer IPMS provides access to infrastructure for European research institutions and companies

Fraunhofer IPMS is part of the European ASCENT+ project


Press release / 1.2.2021

Hydrogen-powered drives for e-scooters

Energy storage for small vehicles. Gasoline and diesel engines, which are powered by fossil fuels, will soon be sidelined by climate change. Instead, new propulsion systems will be required. One fuel with a big potential is hydrogen.


Press release / 28.1.2021

Green battery technology: Fraunhofer IKTS opens new site in Freiberg

Powerful battery storage systems are an essential component for the success of the energy transition. But how can these be produced in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way in the future? How can digital processes provide support? 


Press release / 30.11.2020

New simulation possibilities for fluid and energy technology studies at Fraunhofer IFAM Dresden


Press release / 12.11.2020

INNO4COV-19 – Boosting Innovations for COVID-19 Diagnostic, Prevention and Surveillance


Press release / 10.11.2020

Switch2Save: Smart glass technologies combined with intelligent switching protocols bear an important energy saving potential for buildings


Press release / 9.11.2020

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM Gets Metallic 3D Printing in Shape for Industrial Use

Six Fraunhofer institutes have made technological leaps forward in systems engineering, materials and process control as well as end-to-end digitalization


Press release / 5.11.2020

Photonics Digital Innovation Hub secures €19 million

to boost SME growth and ensure Europe’s global competitiveness


Press release / 3.11.2020

Thermal storage materials for a sustainable energy supply

Improvement of heat exchange by means of metallized zeolites


Press release / 2.11.2020

Fraunhofer develops a ceramic resurfacing prosthesis for the hip joint

Hope for hip joint patients


Press release / 26.10.2020

Light e-waste runabouts for cities

How optimally joined aluminum and fiber composite plastics contribute to climate protection


Press release / 22.10.2020

Decentralized monitoring of COVID-19 patients: M³Infekt project launched

M³Infekt, a Fraunhofer cluster project, aims to develop a monitoring system that enables early intervention in the event that a patient’s condition suddenly starts to deteriorate.


Press release / 14.10.2020

For safe and compatible implants: ClicKit-Well

To evaluate the compatibility of implants with the human body, researchers at Fraunhofer IKTS have developed a test system that takes the biological examination of implant materials to the next level.


Press release / 9.10.2020

The future of security force communication

Security in critical situations

(Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2020)