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Diamond-like Coatings Save Fuel

Posted Mon, 6/8/2015
Author Research News
  Coating engine components with hard carbon reduces friction to almost zero - a development that could save billions of liters of fuel worldwide every year. Now researchers have developed a new laser method to apply the coating on the production line.
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Fraunhofer CMI Developed Artificial Hand for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Posted Wed, 5/13/2015
Author Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation
  Over the past several decades, minimally invasive surgery has become more prevalent because it does not require major incisions to the patient, allows for quicker healing, reduces post-operative pain, and may reduce wound complications.
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Fraunhofer CESE partners on Cyber-Physical Systems Project

Posted Tue, 5/12/2015
Author National Science Foundation
  Today the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced two, five-year, center-scale awards totaling $8.75 million to advance the state-of-the-art in medical and cyber-physical tems (CPS).
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Link nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=135105&org=NSF&from=news
 
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President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Receives Honorary Doctorate from Czech Technical University

Posted Mon, 1/27/2014
Author Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
  Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, has been awarded an honorary doctoral degree by the Czech Technical University in Prague. He received this distinction in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the developm
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Link www.fraunhofer.de/en/press/research-news/2014/january/president-of-the-fraunhofer-gesellschaft-receives-honorary-doctorate-from-czech-technical-university-in-prague.html
 
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Fraunhofer ISE Awarded Prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014

Posted Mon, 1/27/2014
Author Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
  Prof. Dr. Eicke R. Weber, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, received the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014 from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu, on behalf of the Institute. The prize,
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Link www.ise.fraunhofer.de
 
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Fraunhofer CCL and Michigan State Univ. Celebrate 10 Years of Collaboration

Posted Mon, 9/16/2013
Author Frances Roland-Lee
  Fraunhofer USA is proud to announce that its research center, the Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications (CCL) and its research partner, Michigan State University (MSU), are celebrating their 10th year of collaboration.
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Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI) Established in the USA

Posted Wed, 9/11/2013
  Together with the University of Connecticut (UConn), a new Fraunhofer center will be established on July 25th. The mission of the Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI) at the University of Connecticut is to develop advanced technologies relat
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Google Chooses He-AAC from Fraunhofer IIS

Posted Thu, 7/25/2013
Author matthias.rose@iis.fraunhofer.de
  Android users to enjoy Google Play movies in cinema-quality surround sound at home or while on the go.
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Link www.iis.fraunhofer.de/amm
 
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NASA Honors Group Achievement Award to Fraunhofer CESE

Posted Tue, 4/16/2013
  The Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering in Maryland has been awarded the Group Achievement Award.
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Silicone Coatings: An Anti-Aging Elixir for Solar Cells

Posted Mon, 8/13/2012
Author Gerrit Strack and Martin Sachs
  Engineers from all over the world are actively seeking new techniques and production methods of solar PV modules to decrease prices while increasing their effectiveness, resistance and reliability.
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Link www.cleantechnotes.org/2012/07/silicone-coatings-an-anti-aging-elixir-for-solar-cells/
 
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UD researchers to collaborate with Fraunhofer Center for Molecular Biotechnology

Posted Thu, 7/26/2012
  Two collaborative research projects have been ed for funding under a six-year partnership agreement that includes the University of Delaware, the Fraunhofer Center for Molecular Biotechnology (CMB) and the state of Delaware. The two-year grants tota
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Fraunhofer CSE Announces Partners for Cleantech Demo Building

Posted Mon, 3/5/2012
  The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced 37 industry partners who are participating in the Center's Building Technology Showcase, a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the
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Link www.cse.fraunhofer.org/
 
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CSE co-hosts 2nd European-American Solar Deployment Conference

Posted Fri, 2/3/2012
  2nd European American Solar Deployment Conference: PV Rollout Feb. 9 & 10, 2012
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Technical Oscar for ARRI and Fraunhofer

Posted Fri, 1/27/2012
  The Munich-based producer of professional motion picture equipment ARRI and the Freiburg Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques have been awarded the 'Academy Award of Merit' by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their j
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Link www.fraunhofer.de/en/press/research-news/2012/january/technical_oscar_forarriandfraunhofer-pressreleasejanuary272012.html
 
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Fraunhofer Scientists Provide Training with a Webinar on Technical Debt

Posted Tue, 12/6/2011
Author CESE
  Two of Fraunhofer CESE's research scientists, Dr. Carolyn Seaman and Dr. Nico Zazworka, held a webinar on 'Managing Technical Debt' addressing an audience of over 600 software practitioners.
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Link www.fc-md.umd.edu/News/11-30-2011.aspx
 
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New CFV Solar Testing Laboratory Opens In Albuquerque

Posted Thu, 9/1/2011
Author Fraunhofer
  New CFV solar testing laboratory opens in Albuquerque to speed international certification for solar panels.
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Fraunhofer Innovation

Posted Thu, 8/11/2011
Author Fraunhofer USA
  Fraunhofer Innovation - an informative video about the Fraunhofer Organization here in the U.S.
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German Renowned Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute Opens Boston Office

Posted Wed, 5/11/2011
Author Fraunhofer
  On May 5, 2011, Fraunhofer USA will be opening a US office in association with the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) at the Davenport Building in Cambridge MA. Through this office, Fraunhofer USA will offer innovative technologies developed in Ger
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Link www.hhi.fraunhofer.de/en/hhi-in-usa/
 
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