INSIDE AND ON TOP – Material solutions by Fraunhofer ISCThe Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

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2016-01-15 - Material solutions – inside and on top

The Fraunhofer-Institute for Silicate Research ISC focuses on developing materials with new or enhanced properties for customized applications. The materials work as coatings or can be used to structure functional elements to upgrade conventional...

2015-10-29 - Fraunhofer ISC enables wearable technology for medical devices

Functional adaptable and smart materials enable innovative applications, products and designs. The Fraunhofer ISC presents its competence in wearable and flexible technology for medical devices and technical textiles at the IDTechEX, Santa Clara...

2015-10-22 - Textile integrated pressure sensors

CeSMa research focuses on smart materials able to perform controllable sensor or actuator functions. In particular, the elastomers which are switchable by applying magnetic or electric fields and which consist predominantly of silicone, offer great...

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