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Rigid water pipes, fit for the future
23 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
At IFAT 2016 Fraunhofer presents a modern, intelligent and sustainable water energy transition concept for urban areas. It will be implemented during the next three years in the city of Lünen, Westpha...

Sustainable growth – both financial and structural
11 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Last year, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft achieved more than 2.1 billion euros in business volume – an impressive new record. In line with this strong performance, Fraunhofer pushed ahead with its strate...

Fraunhofer continues to grow
11 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft presented its financial statements for 2015 at the annual meeting in Essen. The total business volume of Europe’s largest applied-research organization increased by three p...

Digital Radio for the World
10 May 2016 18:00:00 GMT
Digital radio makes spherics and crackling interference in radio broadcast a thing of the past. New technologies from Fraunhofer IIS make it possible for digital radio to replace analogue short and me...

Little Projectors that Pack a Big Punch
10 May 2016 18:00:00 GMT
An image projected on a slanted or curved surface appears distorted and can appear out of focus in some areas. A high-intensity mini-projector about the size of a Euro cent coin from the Fraunhofer IO...

Changes in Solar Cell Technology
10 May 2016 18:00:00 GMT
A laser-based manufacturing process from the Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany is revolutionizing the photovoltaics market. For the first time point-contacted solar cells can be manufactured in seri...

Automatically Harvesting Cauliflower
28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Machines that harvest vegetables pick everything at once – even unripe heads when harvesting cauliflower. This is why human helpers often perform this tedious job. In the future, a machine will make s...

3D sound for the Zurich Opera House
28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT
With the audio software SpatialSound Wave from Fraunhofer, sounds can be positioned freely in the room, so that visual and acoustic events coincide realistically. In the Zurich Opera House the three-d...

Making sure that packaging is properly sealed
28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT
If food packaging or drug packaging is not properly sealed when the customer buys the product, it reflects poorly on the manufacturer. In the future, a thin-film temperature sensor will allow companie...

Detecting minute nano amounts in environmentalsamplessamples
28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT
It is still unclear what the impact is on humans, animals and plants of synthetic nanomaterials released into the environment or used in products. It’s very difficult to detect these nanomaterials in ...