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Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Diamond Technologies CCD: Phosphorous doped SCD film grown on an HPHT seed substrate

Fraunhofer USA's Center for for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE: Phenolic Foam Test hut

Fraunhofer USA Center for Manufacturing Innovation CMI: Measuring Microchannels in the Optical Comparator

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Laser Applications CLA: Laser additive manufacturing of impeller blades using COAX™hotwire

Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology CMB: GMP microbial fermentation

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE scientists are experts in the advancement of software development.

Fraunhofer USA Center for Energy Innovations CEI: Ceramic membranes of different geometry and material

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Fraunhofer USA's research centers are at the forefront in the fields of advanced manufacturing, laser application technologies, coatings and diamond technologies, experimental software engineering, molecular biotechnology, sustainable energy and energy Innovation.  

Fraunhofer USA closes the innovation gap from the lab to the real market for our customers and develop and validate scientific applications and technologies for industrial innovation in the USA. Together with Fraunhofer institutes in Germany, we strive to strengthen transatlantic collaboration in education, applied research and innovation.  

 

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South Carolina Department of Commerce and Fraunhofer USA CESE announce Alliance

 

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Automated Plant Sample Preparation Yields Better Data for Better Crops

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Northeast innovation ecosystem leaders Fraunhofer TechBridge, Urban Future Lab and Greentown Labs launch the H2 Refuel Accelerator, sponsored by Shell and Toyota

 

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3.6.2019

Economical energy storage for the electric car of tomorrow

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden have developed a new production process with the aim of efficient and environmentally friendly future battery production. They coat the electrodes of the energy storage cells with a dry film instead of liquid chemicals. This simplified process saves energy and eliminates toxic solvents. A Finnish company is currently successfully testing the new IWS technology in practice.
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3.6.2019

New light source brings freedom of design and added safety

Success in the increasingly competitive automobile market is reserved for those who combine well-engineered products with attractive design, for example through the perfect integration of headlamps. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a new lighting technology that gives designers more freedom to create vehicles with unconventional styling and also provides additional benefits to drivers and auto manufacturers alike. The prototype will be presented at the LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fair from June 24 – 27, 2019.
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3.6.2019

Machine learning for sensors

Today microcontrollers can be found in almost any technical device, from washing machines to blood pressure meters and wearables. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS have developed AIfES, an artificial intelligence (AI) concept for microcontrollers and sensors that contains a completely configurable artificial neural network. AIfES is a platform-independent machine learning library which can be used to realize self-learning microelectronics requiring no connection to a cloud or to high-performance computers. The sensor-related AI system recognizes handwriting and gestures, enabling for example gesture control of input when the library is running on a wearable.
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3.6.2019

An affordable way to store clean energy

Renewable energy sources can fluctuate in the amount of power they are able to provide – which is why batteries are used to temporarily store the energy. The problem with lithium ion batteries is their short service life, while redox flow batteries have, to date, been cost-prohibitive. Now, however, innovative new redox flow systems are available at the same price point as lithium ion batteries, and last twice as long. Volterion is a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT, and has succeeded in dramatically reducing the manufacturing costs involved.
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