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Press release / 7.6.2024

United by Science

United science at the Fraunhofer Campus for the Dresden Science Night


Press release / 17.2.2023

Ultra-low power OLED microdisplays – ready for transfer to industry

OLED microdisplays researched and developed at the Dresden Fraunhofer Institute FEP have already been offered for several years as evaluation kits for potential exploitation partners.


Press release / 12.2.2023

Secure Optical Data Communication Using Quantum Cryptography and Li-Fi

QuINSiDa - Quantum-based Infrastructure Networks for Safety-Critical Wireless Data Communication


Press release / 6.2.2023

Quantum-safe identities for a digital future

German research association launches the project "Secure Quantum Communication for Critical Identity Access Management Infrastructures - Quant-ID"


Press release / 30.1.2023

Intelligent microsystems as multi-talents

Fraunhofer IPMS presents latest photonic technologies at SPIE.Photonics West in San Francisco


Press release / 24.1.2023

Hydrophilic coatings from the roll – retrofitting facades and solar panels easily with ultra-thin glass


Press release / 20.1.2023

Organic-on-silicon photonic platform for advanced imagers, microdisplays and sensors


Press release / 10.1.2023

Carbon recycling: Fraunhofer IKTS expands its Freiberg site

The Fraunhofer IKTS has integrated the Freiberg research group Circular Carbon Technologies KKT.


Press release / 9.1.2023

Radioactive Substances Fight Cancer in the Mini-lab

Two Dresden Research Institutes want to Reduce the Number of Animal Experiments in Radiopharmaceutical Research with a New Idea.


Press release / 12.12.2022

The sound of joy in your ear

Push-pull principle for Fraunhofer IPMS loudspeaker concept presented in Nature Journal


Press release / 12.12.2022

Power-saving OLED microdisplays for body temperature screening via thermal imaging

INNO4COV-19 for new products against COVID-19


Press release / 8.12.2022

Research Fab for quantum and neuromorphic computing

Launch of the Germany-wide cooperation FMD-QNC


Press release / 7.12.2022

Photonics - Shining technology of the future

Fraunhofer IPMS at the International Laser and Photonics Fair in Japan


Press release / 1.12.2022

New Fraunhofer safety technology reduces transportation accidents

Joining forces with BASF SE and Kinotex Sensor GmbH, the Fraunhofer Application Center for Optical Metrology and Surface Technologies AZOM has developed prototypes designed to ensure added safety during day-to-day activities.


Press release / 15.11.2022

Semiconductor technology for everyone

Fraunhofer IPMS presents services in the 200/300 mm semiconductor area at Semicon Europa


Press release / 11.11.2022

Ultrasound Makes 3D Printed Parts Stronger and More Durable

Fraunhofer IWS and IAPT together with Australian RMIT Centre for Additive Manufacturing Start Project "UltraGrain".


Press release / 11.11.2022

Fraunhofer IPMS combines latest hardware in microsensor and actuator technology with artificial intelligence

Sensor and actuator-based signal preprocessing using AI-based methods


Press release / 10.11.2022

Fraunhofer IIS/EAS implements their BoW standard-based chiplet interface IP on Samsung’s 5 nm process technology


Press release / 7.11.2022

Sustainable satellites using Li-Fi GigaDock® transceivers

Li-Fi GigaDock® of Fraunhofer IPMS installed on the ISS space station


Press release / 3.11.2022

A focal point for Fraunhofer: Structural change in the “Helmstedter Revier” through sustainable agricultural production and the digitalization of farming


Press release / 2.11.2022

Modular high-throughput micro-platform for mass data storage of the future from synthetic biology

Fraunhofer IPMS is part of project „Biosynth“


Press release / 2.11.2022

BIOSYNTH – Modular high-throughput micro-platform for mass data storage of the future from synthetic biology

DNA, RNA and PEPTIDE as storage media


Press release / 17.10.2022

Prof. Thomas Weißgärber receives EPMA fellowship award 2022

Thomas Weißgärber is one of the directors of Fraunhofer IFAM and heading the Dresden site of the branch. He also holds the professorship in powder metallurgy at Technische Universität Dresden.


Press release / 17.10.2022

secureAR - Modular AR service platform for industrial production

Within secureAR, the Fraunhofer FEP is researching a novel hardware platform that is used in an innovative AR assistance system for the location- and situation-specific provision and visualization of data in different industrial scenarios. 


Press release / 11.10.2022

40-million-euro sustainable kerosene research project CARE-O-SENE receives funding

The aim of the project is to develop novel, next-generation Fischer-Tropsch catalysts and thus to optimise the production of sustainable kerosene – or Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) – on an industrial scale.


Press release / 5.10.2022

Low-energy electron beam as a multifunctional tool for antifouling coatings

lectron beam technology can be used to reliably treat and functionalize surfaces.


Press release / 4.10.2022

Industrial testing platform for clean water

Water quality and the circular economy


Press release / 29.9.2022

CLOU – a clean career: Test phase of the advanced training Industrial Parts Cleaning starts


Press release / 28.9.2022

Miniaturization saves energy in industrial automation

Fraunhofer IPMS presents its latest research in industrial automation at "all about automation" trade fair in Chemnitz, Germany


Press release / 21.9.2022

Thin-film technologies for the energy transition

Fraunhofer IPMS presents its latest research in industrial automation at "all about automation" trade fair in Chemnitz, Germany


Press release / 21.9.2022

How fungi make lunar landscapes bloom


Press release / 21.9.2022

Kick-off for the "Green ICT @ FMD" competence center


Press release / 21.9.2022

Sandblasting with Light

Fraunhofer IWS developed a laser technology to clean and structure surfaces particularly quickly while protecting the environment


Press release / 20.9.2022

Split manufacturing for trustworthy electronics "Made in Germany"

Distributed Manufacturing for Novel and Trustworthy Electronics T4T" Project


Press release / 15.9.2022

cerenergy® – ceramic solid-state battery is commercialized

Inexpensive and safe grid battery


Press release / 6.9.2022

Miniaturized components of Fraunhofer IPMS

Fraunhofer IPMS at MEMS & Imaging Sensors Summit 2022


Press release / 1.9.2022

Green adhesives made from whey

Sustainable environmental and process engineering


Press release / 26.8.2022

Affordable, clean, regional – Companies are committed to decarbonizing Erfurter Kreuz

CleanEFX interest group of the Erfurter Kreuz e.V. initiative.


Press release / 28.7.2022

How food scraps will power airplanes in the future

World's first plant to produce fuel from biogas put into operation


Press release / 19.7.2022

Fraunhofer IKTS is part of the Thuringian Cluster for Sustainable Water Research

Innovation cluster “ThWIC” under leading participation of Fraunhofer IKTS receives funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research


Press release / 12.7.2022

Effective metal extraction with electron-stimulated microorganisms by bioleaching

Fraunhofer IPMS presents its latest research in industrial automation at "all about automation" trade fair in Chemnitz, Germany


Press release / 1.7.2022

Powering ships with hydrogen from methanol

Alternative ship propulsion systems


Press release / 29.6.2022

Fraunhofer project FibroPaths®

Therapeutic modulation of organ fibrosis in biochip format


Press release / 28.6.2022

Contactless Touch – Semiconductor Research Meets German Oceanographic Museum

Fraunhofer IPMS develops demonstrator with gesture control for OZEANEUM


Press release / 22.6.2022

Sustainable and Smart becomes real

World´s first organic photovoltaic cell on recycled material made by EU-consortium FlexFunction2Sustain


Press release / 21.6.2022

More security in electronic vehicle systems

Fraunhofer IPMS develops CANsec Controller IP-Core CAN-SEC


Press release / 14.6.2022

On-site food freshness testing

Near infrared spectral analysis for mobile applications


Press release / 9.6.2022

Fraunhofer IPMS RISC-V processor core supported by debugging tool from Lauterbach

The Fraunhofer IPMS-developed EMSA5-FS processor core for functional safety is supported by another important debug tool.


Press release / 7.6.2022

New center for semiconductor research opened in Dresden

A flagship of semiconductor research with international reach is emerging in Dresden.


Press release / 24.5.2022

International consortium to advance decarbonization of the aviation sector

CARE-O-SENE research project will develop advanced catalysts for sustainable aviation fuels


Press release / 12.5.2022

Fraunhofer Center MEOS becomes a technology hub for cell-based therapeutics in Thuringia

The MEOS Innovation Center for Precision Analysis of Cell Therapy Products, or MIC-PreCell for short, is being established at the Fraunhofer Center for Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine (MEOS) in Erfurt.


Press release / 12.5.2022

DRYtraec® to become technology platform

Fraunhofer IWS receives millions in federal funding for dry battery electrode coating technology


Press release / 4.5.2022

Latest microsystems from Fraunhofer IPMS at the Sensor+Test trade fair in Nuremberg

The Fraunhofer IPMS will showcase some of its latest research and developments at the SENSOR+TEST 2022 trade fair in Nuremberg.


Press release / 29.4.2022

Fagron acquires majority share of Fraunhofer IPMS’ spin-off HiperScan

Fagron, a leading global company active in pharmaceutical compounding, announced on April 14th the acquisition of HiperScan, the German market leader for reliable raw material identification in pharmacies. 


Press release / 28.4.2022

Fraunhofer IPMS' spin-off Arioso Systems acquired by Bosch

Acquisition of micro speaker specialist Arioso Systems by Bosch


Press release / 27.4.2022

Addition to the Microdisplay Family – New High-Brightness Versions Launched

The OLED microdisplay family of the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP has been extended: Microdisplays in a new design for ultra-high brightness.


Press release / 21.4.2022

Spintronic goes chiral

Topological spintronics: CMOS-compatible materials from the B20 family


Press release / 19.4.2022

Intelligent sensor solutions for Industry 4.0

Latest sensor developments of Fraunhofer IPMS at LASER World of Photonics in Munich


Press release / 14.4.2022

POWDERscreen monitors streams of powder into the laser melt

Measuring system opens up new perspectives for additive manufacturing


Press release / 13.4.2022

Optical microsystems from Fraunhofer IPMS enable high-resolution fast light control

Optical Microsystems of Fraunhofer IPMS forging the Path of Light


Press release / 12.4.2022

Prof. Thomas Weißgärber appointed as institute direc-tor of Fraunhofer IFAM

Effective April 1, 2022, Prof. Thomas Weißgärber has been appointed as new director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Ad-vanced Materials IFAM, including the Dresden site.


Press release / 12.4.2022

Photonic quantum computer made in Germany

Fraunhofer IPMS is consortium partner in research project on photonic quantum chips


Press release / 7.4.2022

HICLAD® enables resilient laser cladding with high-power laser

Fraunhofer IWS develops efficient, fast and sustainable coatings for industrial components


Press release / 6.4.2022

Technological sovereignty to counter micro-chip shortage: combining expertise in research and development for microelectronics in Saxony

Fraunhofer Executive Board confirms continuation of the Micro/Nano Performance Center


Press release / 4.4.2022

Speed meets precision: A new laser scanning microscope improves cancer cell detection

Cancer surgery


Press release / 29.3.2022

How glass learns to illuminate itself and create heat

Glass objects which glow in the dark, glass containers that heat up and cool down, or glass control knobs and switches that eliminate viruses and bacteria by themselves – all this seems to completely contradict our everyday experience of what glass can do.


Press release / 29.3.2022

Lithium thin films as pioneer to high energy capacities

The development of resource-efficient manufacturing processes for next-generation battery anodes was the aim of the joint project „nextBatt“ funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.


Press release / 25.3.2022

Christoph Leyens appointed to acatech Executive Board

Director of Fraunhofer IWS completes committee of science and economy


Presseinformation / 16.3.2022

Fraunhofer at the Hannover Messe Preview 2022

Safe and powerful robotics for near-human tasks


Press release / 16.3.2022

Joining with solid-state lasers set to revolutionize steel construction

Fraunhofer at the Hannover Messe: Preview 2022


Press release / 15.3.2022

RISC-V Processor Core of Fraunhofer IPMS now ready for Edge AI

Fraunhofer IPMS presents Edge AI ready RISC V IP core


Press release / 11.3.2022

Fraunhofer IPMS part of national project to pave way for the first German Quantum Computer

Fraunhofer IPMS is part of BMBF funded project QSolid


Press release / 17.2.2022

Flexible OLED for homogeneous light in the operating room

Within the joint project LAOLA which was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and has now been completed, large-area lighting applications with organic light-emitting diodes on flexible substrates should be developed.


Press release / 10.2.2022

New light source: A million times brighter than the sun

PhD thesis investigated application of a special white-light laser for semiconductor industry and microbiology.


Press release / 3.2.2022

Decentralized monitoring of respiration in Covid 19 patients

Cluster project M3Infekt successfully completed.


Press release / 1.2.2022

Lotus effects by laser

A laser process for surface finishing


Press release / 27.1.2022

Sensors learn how to think

Energy-efficient and intelligent sensors for the next generation of autonomous systems.


Press release / 27.1.2022

Lab-on-chip systems: From prototype to series production in no time

Collaboration between Fraunhofer IWS and partners solves industrialization problem of manufacturers.


Press release / 21.12.2021

Project for efficient electric drives started: Fraunhofer IFAM Dresden develops hybrid metal sheets


Press release / 16.12.2021

With robots to hygienic cleanliness?

Since October 2020, twelve institutions of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have been working on the development of new technologies that enable service robots to clean and disinfect public buildings and public transport in a targeted and resource-saving manner.


Press release / 15.12.2021

New applications for multicolor OLED microdisplays

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP have succeeded in realizing a multicolor OLED microdisplay that consumes the lowest power of all available microdisplays with an extended range of applications compared to monochrome displays.


Press release / 19.11.2021

Multicolor OLED microdisplay with minimum power consumption

Within the project "Backplane", scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP have succeeded in presenting a multicolor OLED microdisplay that consumes the least power compared to all available microdisplays.


Press release / 15.11.2021

From idea to market - Fraunhofer IPMS supports industry with innovative technologies

SEMICON Europa - Fraunhofer IPMS presents itself at Europe's largest microelectronics trade fair.


Press release / 12.11.2021

Project NanoQI – Development of multimodal real-time methods for in-line nanomaterial characterization

In the EU-funded project NanoQI, eight partners are working together to develop an industry-ready technology for the characterization of nanomaterials.


Press release / 5.11.2021

Latest trends in microsystems technology

Fraunhofer IPMS presents new technologies at the MST Congress


Press release / 2.11.2021

Preventing calcification of bioprosthetic heart valves

 A team of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS is attempting to prevent calcification with a new chemical pretreatment of the bioprostheses.


Press release / 2.11.2021

Additively manufactured copper components for linear accelerators

World first: Fraunhofer IWS for the very first time prints quadrupole components for linear accelerators.


Press release / 28.10.2021

Can’t make noise visible? Yes, we can!

Trainee Project 2021 of Fraunhofer IPMS develops noise-indicating lamp


Press release / 13.10.2021

Innovative research to support companies in sparsely populated regions

Companies participate in research innovations at an early stage


Press release / 12.10.2021

Water is key for new closed resource loops

To ensure that water does not slow down key industries, the energy transition and food security, several research groups at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS are working on projects that at-tempt to solve current problems in the water, agriculture, and energy sectors.


Press release / 12.10.2021

High-performance coatings for effective use and storage of solar energy

 In the domains of photovoltaics and solar thermal energy collection thin film systems contribute to the effective use of a broad spectrum of solar radiation, both for electricity generation and for heating.


Press release / 12.10.2021

Superlubricity eliminates friction in engines

”Prometheus” and “Chephren”: Fraunhofer IWS works on machines that barely lose energy in the form of waste heat.


Press release / 6.10.2021

Indoor Air: How to Eliminate Viruses Effectively

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


Press release / 1.10.2021

Clean air at all times

Filter solutions for high technology processes.


Press release / 29.9.2021

Fraunhofer IPMS presents a scalable TSN multiport switch at the TSN/A conference

The TSN/A conference has become one of the most important international meetings of experts in the field of industrial Ethernet standards.


Press release / 23.9.2021

Greening the Internet of Things

Sensors have become the ubiquitous companions of our lives. Whether knowingly or not, we use them every day to collect, process, and interpret data and help us make sense of the world around us.


Press release / 22.9.2021

Industrial automation and communication of the future

Fraunhofer IPMS at the "all about automation" trade fair in Chemnitz, Germany


Press release / 16.9.2021

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

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


Press release / 16.9.2021

Generating electrical energy from waste heat

Fraunhofer researchers develop innovative test rig for testing thermoelectric modules


Press release / 14.9.2021

Vocational training becomes more attractive for industrial parts cleaning

Project launch for the joint project "InnoVET CLOU - Future Cluster for Innovative Vocational Training.


Press release / 14.9.2021

International Conference on Design and Technology in the IC Industry

Fraunhofer IPMS presents digital conference ICICDT


Press release / 8.9.2021

Energy boost for underwater robot

With modern non-destructive test methods, scientist of Fraunhofer IKTS and the research group Smart Ocean Technologies (SOT) analyze the battery state of underwater robots.


Press release / 6.9.2021

E-VITA – With accelerated electrons to healthy seeds

On July 1st, 2021, Ceravis AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP founded a collective joint venture, the "E-VITA" GmbH.


Press release / 1.9.2021

Environmentally friendly manufacture of battery electrodes

Conventional processes for manufacturing battery electrodes involve mostly toxic solvents and require a lot of space and energy.


Press release / 5.8.2021

Solid-state battery to leap into industrial application

The research project “SoLiS – Development of Lithium-Sulfur Solid State Batteries in Multilayer Pouch Cells”, which started in July 2021, aims to transfer a promising battery concept from basic research into an industrial application.


Press release / 4.8.2021

Heroes in Additive Manufacturing: new project “Superman” launched at Fraunhofer IFAM in Dresden


Press release / 22.7.2021

Stable European industry-scale fabrication value chains for solid-state-based quantum computer developmen

Kick-off of European project MATQu


Press release / 21.7.2021

Flexible fiber laser for rapid material processing

Laser experts from Saxony and Israel are jointly testing a novel laser for industrial use at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden.


Press release / 12.7.2021

Future technology hydrogen with new application center in Thuringia’s Erfurter Kreuz

The use of hydrogen holds great potential for decarbonizing industry and thus makes an important contribution to protecting the climate.


Press release / 9.7.2021

Fraunhofer IPMS RISC-V processor core for functional safety supported by development tools from IAR Systems

With its latest release of development tools for RISC-V processors, Swedish software manufacturer IAR Systems offers support for the ISO 26262 ASIL-D ready certified RISC-V processor core "EMSA5-FS" of the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS.


Press release / 7.7.2021

Materials Science and Engineering institutions collaborate on implementing a distributed research data infrastructure

In a collaborative effort to tackle the enormous challenge of building a common National Research Data Infrastructure NFDI, all across Germany entire research areas are working together in subject-specific consortia.


Press release / 7.7.2021

Research between battery recycling and quantum materials

Due to the energy transition, new technological and resource-strategic challenges arise for the German economy and for society as a whole.


Press release / 30.6.2021

The right connection – IKTS scientists close gap for virtual electronics design

Many devices whose availability and reliability are essential are now electronically controlled.


Press release / 28.6.2021

When the hip joint comes out of the printer

It's all about high-tech dentures, prostheses that autonomously detect inflammatory reactions in the body, or individually adapted seats for wheelchairs


Press release / 23.6.2021

Prof. Elizabeth von Hauff takes over as director of the Fraunhofer FEP

As of June 1, 2021, Prof. Elizabeth von Hauff is the new director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP in Dresden.


Presseinformation / 15.6.2021

Compact ceramic thermal cyclers for accelerated Covid-19 lab testing

The Corona pandemic has greatly increased worldwide interest in rapid yet reliable virus testing.


Press release / 11.6.2021

West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau appoints Dr. Gösta Mattausch as honorary professor

On June 4, 2021, Dr. Gösta Mattausch was ceremonially appointed Honorary Professor of Electron Beam Technology at the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau (WHZ).


Press release / 10.6.2021

Fraunhofer research in Zwickau consolidated

Five years after the launch of the Fraunhofer Application Center for Optical Metrology and Surface Technologies AZOM, the research institution has been positively evaluated by external reviewers.


Press release / 10.6.2021

Big sound, tiny speaker - Innovative modeling approach for micro loudspeakers

Fraunhofer IPMS presents modeling approach for loudspeaker concept in Nature Journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering


Press release / 8.6.2021

RISC-V Functional Safety Processor IP Core introduced by Fraunhofer IPMS and CAST


Press release / 4.6.2021

Terahertz technologies for visionary innovations in communications and sensor technology

In the recently launched joint project "T-KOS" of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany (FMD), terahertz technology is now to be developed synergistically for industry in the fields of communication and sensor technology for the first time.


Press release / 2.6.2021

European project develops tap-proof communication solution

Project Silhouette launched


Press release / 1.6.2021

Reinforcement of the Institute Management at Fraunhofer IPMS

Dr. Wenke Weinreich and Jörg Amelung appointed “Deputy Institute Directors”


Press release / 21.5.2021

Towards a quantum processor “made in Germany”

Fraunhofer IPMS is part of project QUASAR


Press release / 18.5.2021

»Fusion Bionic« lasert Lotuseffekte

Fraunhofer IWS Dresden gründet Lasertech-Unternehmen aus


Press release / 18.5.2021

Fraunhofer institutes help small and medium-sized businesses develop innovative ultrasonic sensors

Many monitoring, sensing and characterization tasks in industry today are based on classic ultrasonic sensors.


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 / 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 / 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 / 3.5.2021

Ultrasonic measurement technology of the future

Fraunhofer IPMS presents innovative solutions in ultrasonic measurement at Sensor + Test fair


Press release / 21.4.2021

Economical wireless communication

In today’s world, more and more devices are being wirelessly connected to one another with the aid of intelligent sensors.


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 / 16.4.2021

Trust first: “Velektronik” research project creates platform for trusted electronics

In order to use electronic devices securely and reliably, it is important to know where they were manufactured, how they operate and how they are constructed.


Press release / 14.4.2021

High technology for medium-sized businesses: Lower costs for more creativity

An innovative sensor platform 'Made in Saxony' enables even small companies to develop IoT systems cost-effectively.


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 / 22.2.2021

Scalable silicon qubits for quantum computers: Launch of EU-funded project QLSI

Together with European partners, the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS is developing a scalable technology for silicon qubits for quantum computers.


Press release / 15.2.2021

Thinking chips: Advanced materials and hardware for next generation computing

Increasing digitalization is constantly driving the demands on electronic hardware. 


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)