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Press Releases

2016-07-15 - Partnership Fraunhofer and Hydro-Québec: R&D for Next-Generation Solid State Batteries

Montréal/Munich July 15, 2016 – The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC and Hydro-Québec are teaming up to conduct research and development into next-generation lithium-ion and lithium-air battery materials to be used in transportation...

2016-06-06 - EELICON – Smart shading system

For many decades, Fraunhofer ISC has been developing innovative coatings for glass and plastics. Modern coating systems with modular design provide multifunctional properties for more protection, safety, efficiency, comfort and performance. A new...

2016-05-24 - Thermo-Optical Measuring method (TOM) could save several million tons of CO2 in coal-fired plants

Coal-fired plants as alternative energy source to nuclear power are essential for ensuring the energy supply. But due to the high CO2 emission their combustion process requires optimization. In various projects the Center of Device Development CeDeD...

Coming Events

2016-12-06 - Together for a clean environment and trendsetting products

Fraunhofer ISC know-how on biodegradable functional coating materialsWorkshop Würzburg, December 6, 2016The department »Barrier and Multifunctional Layers« of Fraunhofer ISC is going to present current developments and know-how to give a close...

2016-08-25 - Glass Days Wertheim 2016

From September 28 to 29, 2016, the Glass Days Wertheim take place at Bronnbach Monastery. Organized from the Forschungsgemeinschaft Technik und Glas e.V. (FTG) the event offers a discussion platform for local industry and research institutions. In...

2016-05-03 - Workshop »The Nanoparticle Kitchen – Particles and Functions à la carte«

You want to know what nanoparticles and nanoechnology provide for your products and processes? But you don't want to set up an infrastructure for preparation and modification of nanoparticles “just on luck”? Visit the workshop "The Nanoparticle...

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