Environmental protection and profitability are not opposites, as many emerging business models go to show.
In this interview, Prof. Julia Arlinghaus makes the case that more efficient factories conserve resources.
A new approach to recycling, in which laser techniques help recover reusable materials from cellphones.
Germany’s chemicals sector: An article in defense of an often-vilified industry that accounts for 460,000 jobs.
Optimizing departure times by a few seconds can save cities millions.
Synthetic fuels from renewable sources reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30 percent.
Dr. Peter Leibinger, Trumpf GmbH & Co.KG
An estimated 263,950 sites in Germany are contaminated by hazardous waste. Time to call in the robots.
Drugs, weapons, pornography, and much more. Prof. Martin Steinebach casts light on the dark web.
Fraunhofer ISI is investigating the trends that will shape tomorrow’s food industry.
Drones pose a growing threat, but new tech can boost security and safety.
Applications and projects
De-icing aircraft takes time, costs money and consumes lots of chemicals. New solutions are in the works.
Much of life takes place at home in times of crises like the coronavirus pandemic. Fraunhofer IIS researchers are perfecting ways of replicating the concert-hall or movie-theater experience.
Fraunhofer ITEM is investigating the mechanisms of metastasis.
Water sourced from disused collieries provides heating in winter and cooling in summer.
Memristors could be a boon to artificial intelligence.
Phage therapy was discovered 100 years ago and then forgotten. The antibiotics crisis is fueling its renaissance.
Fraunhofer is creating new opportunities for smart vehicles.