News | 2019

  • © Fraunhofer CESE

    On May 6, Dr. Adam Porter, Executive Director of Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE, presented the center's competences and capabilities to business representatives of German-owned companies operating in the U.S. Held in Charleston, South Carolina, the SME Business Development Conference, organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S.

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  • CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and the Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE located in Maryland announced today the establishment of the South Carolina Fraunhofer USA Alliance. The Alliance is a collaborative effort to advance applied research in engineering and technology across the state of South Carolina with the Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering CESE and South Carolina research institutions.

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  • 25 years of Fraunhofer USA – 15 years of cooperation with Michigan State University / 2019

    Research and innovation for the global community


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    For 70 years now, the researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Germany have been asking the right questions and finding answers – in the form of solutions that improve society and directly benefit the economy. This year marks an anniversary in the U.S., too: the establishment of Fraunhofer USA as a legally independent Fraunhofer affiliate 25 years ago. This non-profit organization was founded in 1994 to conduct applied research and development for customers from industry and from the federal and state governments in the U.S. With a history of more than 15 years now, the collaboration with Michigan State University (MSU) is a prime example of the continued success of this transatlantic research alliance.

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  • IARPA-Funded Research Aims to Develop Rapid Identification of Gene-Based BioThreats / 2019

    Fraunhofer USA Center teams with UM, Others to win 2nd Round of FunGCAT Project Funding


    College Park, April 23, 2019: Advances in biotechnology and synthetic biology over the past decade have the potential to address important societal challenges in food, energy, and medicine. But these technological advances come with the potential for their deliberate or accidental misuse, warranting the development of approaches to help prevent the creation of bio threats.

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  • Fraunhofer IIS and Fraunhofer USA DMT at NAB in Las Vegas / 2019

    Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Users Soon Able to Mix and Encode MPEG-H Audio by Fraunhofer IIS


    LAS VEGAS & ERLANGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 8, 2019--Fraunhofer IIS announced today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas that they are working with Blackmagic Design to include MPEG-H editing and authoring tools in the Fairlight audio subsystem of this popular content creation application. NAB visitors will be able to hear a preview of the technology at the Fraunhofer (SU4816) and Blackmagic Design (SL216) booths, where it will be shown inDaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, using the Fairlight 5-bay audio console. MPEG-H mixing and panning, as well as basic metadata authoring, is already supported in this preview, allowing creation of immersive MPEG-H programming using the MPEG-H control track format.

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  • © Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

    The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. was founded in Munich on March 26, 1949, to help rebuild Germany’s economy. It is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019, as are the Federal Republic of Germany and its constitution, the Basic Law. With its clear focus on new key technologies and markets, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has become the German economy’s innovation engine and Europe’s leading organization for applied research.

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