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Fraunhofer is part of EIT’s new consortium
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:00:00 +0100
Fraunhofer and Helmholtz jointly managed the start of Knowledge and Innovation Community on raw materials.

Perfect chocolate sheen on confection and sweets
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
White flecks on sweets with a chocolate glaze are harmless – but esthetically unappealing. More than just improper storage can diminish the glossy sheen. Researchers have discovered other weak points ...

Proteins off the roll
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Protein-coated Petri dishes are increasingly being used to support cell growth during cell cultivation. Scientists have developed a system for printing protein patterns onto film using a roll-to-roll ...

Smart anti-icing system for rotor blades
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
In very cold climate zones, the wind can blow with tremendous force. But wind turbines have rarely been built in these regions up to now. The risk of ice formation on the rotor blades is just too high...

The flying inventory assistant
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Standing on top of a ladder several meters high, pad and pen in hand, just to count boxes? Inventories in large warehouses could soon appear quite different and proceed to take flight, in the truest s...

Mobile radio passive radar makes harbors safer
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Many coastal areas and harbors go almost unprotected against acts of terror. Soon a new sensor system relying on signal echoes from cell towers can quickly detect even the smallest of attack boats. Th...

Live images from inside materials
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0100
X-rays are a tried and tested way to investigate components and materials. Researchers are now developing an X-ray detector capable of delivering particularly high-quality 3D images in real time. This...

Fraunhofer and Stef Wertheimer promote applied research in Israel
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is strengthening its ties to Israel, a world leader in technology. To that end, Europe’s largest organization for applied research is cooperating with the Israeli industria...

Fewer surgeries with degradable implants
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Until now, in cases of bone fracture, doctors have used implants made of steel and titanium, which have to be removed after healing. To spare patients burdensome inter- ventions, researchers are worki...

Electric cars without drivers
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0100
E-Mobile will park independently in the future and will also be able to find the next charging station without a driver. Researchers are working on electric cars that can travel short distances autono...