Fraunhofer USA, Inc. (FhUSA) is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit charitable organization incorporated in Rhode Island, dedicated to the advancement of applied research. FhUSA was founded in 1994 to conduct applied R & D for customers from industry and state and federal governments. As the wholly owned US subsidiary of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest research and development organization, Fraunhofer USA has both domestic and international resources to enhance its portfolio of R & D services.
Fraunhofer USA develops and validates scientific applications and technologies for industrial innovation in the USA. Fraunhofer USA Research Centers and Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany work together to provide the most versatile cutting-edge technologies to a global market. Fraunhofer USA offers unique transatlantic business opportunities to close the innovation gap from the lab to the real market.
Fraunhofer USA, typically operates seven Research Centers and one marketing office. Each Research Center is affiliated with at least one of the numerous Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany and with one major research university in the USA.
At our Research Centers, highly trained and qualified experts advance the fields of Advanced Manufacturing, Sustainable Energy, Laser Technologies, Coatings and Diamond Electronics, Experimental Software Engineering, Molecular Biotechnology and Energy Innovation in the US and strengthen Transatlantic Collaboration in Education, Applied Research and Innovation.
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