INSIDE AND ON TOP Material solutions by ISCFraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg, a service oriented R&D-institute, develops innovative materials for the future.

Our prime focus is on economic success for our clients, increased customer benefits and improved resource efficiency in terms of material use, energy and processing time. Our mission is to implement latest scientific and technical know-how into customized applications and products in the most efficient and sustainable way.

All in One: Six functions in one textile coating
All in One: Six functions in one textile coating

Press Release, 22.01.2015 | Nowadays, textiles are more than just clothing, bags, sacks or ropes. Together with research and industrial partners, scientists of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC developed a novel water-based refinement solution. The coating system »InnoSolTex®« enables the combination of up to six functions in a single process step. more

Fraunhofer is part of EIT’s new consortium

Fraunhofer and Helmholtz jointly managed the start of Knowledge and Innovation Community on raw materials.

Tuesday 09.12., the European Institute of Innovation and Technology EIT has asked two consortia to establish “Knowledge and Innovation Communities” KICs focusing on innovation in the sector “healthy living – active ageing” and in the field of “raw materials”. In the latter field the EIT selected the consortium “RawMatTERS”, a pan-European partnership with more than 100 partners from 21 countries of the European Union, including Fraunhofer, which is present with more than a dozen Fraunhofer Institutes and Fraunhofer Academy - representing leading partners from industry, research and academia. more