From May 2 to 4, the laser community convenes for the 12th time at AKL’18 in Aachen. Laser manufacturers, laser users and laser novices alike will have the chance to see 77 presentations on innovative applications from industry as well as the latest scientific research. At the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, over 600 participants from Germany and abroad will also be able to experience “Laser Technology Live” in Europe’s largest laser park. Register now for AKL’18 at www.lasercongress.org and take advantage of the early booking discount until March 9, 2018!
At the “Laser Technology Live” event at the Fraunhofer ILT’s user center on May 3, 2018, visitors to AKL’18 will be able to discuss new technological...23.02.2018 | Read more
What could a "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be refueled there and where do they come from? Possible answers to these questions can be found at the stand of the of Swiss Oil Industry Association (Erdöl-Vereinigung) at the Geneva Motor Show. The stand in Hall 6 is run in cooperation with Empa and Hyundai.
In 2018, the Swiss Oil Industry Association (Erdöl-Vereinigung) will be making its first ever visit to the traditional motor show in 2018, where it will be...23.02.2018 | Read more
The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, a provider of research and development services in the field of organic electronics, will be presenting an OLED Lighting Design Sample Kit for the first time at LOPEC 2018 in Munich, Hall B0, Booth No. 320, March 14-15, 2018.
Up to now, OLED lighting modules have mainly been the familiar white OLED tiles for general-purpose lighting. However, automobile designers are increasingly...21.02.2018 | Read more
At Mobile World Congress 2018, Fraunhofer HHI presents the latest developments in Virtual Reality (VR) video streaming and wireless communications at Fraunhofer Booth G31, Hall 7.
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At the JEC World Composite Show in Paris this March, the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF in Darmstadt and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen will be demonstrating how well-coordinated collaboration makes it possible to optimize a hybrid automotive component for series production: Together with their industrial partners, these Fraunhofer institutes have developed a multi-material roof bow as an exhibition piece, which the researchers are looking to present for the first time at a joint booth hosted by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production AZL, Hall 5/C55.
Within the HyBriLight project sponsored by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research, a hybrid component has been developed that demonstrates the...14.02.2018 | Read more
The nano tech in Tokyo, the world's largest international exhibition for nanotechnology, once again attracts nanotechnology experts around the world. From February 14-16, 2018 more than 50,000 international visitors are expected to visit the Big Sight exhibition center in Tokyo.
Focal points of the nano tech 2018 are innovative advanced materials such as graphene and fullerenes, nanoparticles, nano coatings, nano inks and nano...08.02.2018 | Read more
To facilitate the linking up of Industrie 4.0 production processes, the exchange of application-specific data and the optimization of procedures, the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Nuremberg is working on developing identification, localization and communication technologies for cognitive sensors and systems. At the Hannover Messe Preview on February 6, and at the Hannover Messe itself from April 23 to 27, 2018, the researchers will be demonstrating various solutions and data-driven applications in an engine assembly process (Hall 2, Booth C22).
Currently, department stores still mostly stock mass-produced goods. But in the future, products will become increasingly customized. In the long term, certain...07.02.2018 | Read more
Researchers from three Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institutes are working together in the Fraunhofer High Performance Center for Networked, Adaptive Production to realize the complete connectivity of machines and sensors with the goal of evaluating all recorded production data with intelligent algorithms in real time and flexibly adapting processes accordingly. At the Hannover Messe Preview on February 6 and at the Hannover Messe proper from April 23 to 27, 2018, they will demonstrate what diagnostic and forecasting possibilities this yields for the manufacture of demanding products for various sectors.
Today, the individual processing of components or the optimization of manufacturing during the production process are often not feasible or only in part at...06.02.2018 | Read more
The Fraunhofer FEP, a provider of research and development services in the area of organic electronics, is expanding its array of development tools for data glasses. See them during the embedded world 2018 Exhibition and Conference in Hall 4 at the joint Fraunhofer Booth No. 460 in Nuremberg, Germany, February 27 to March 1, 2018.
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are technologies that are increasingly being integrated in both our private and working lives. The number of...31.01.2018 | Read more
The medical technology market in the US gains more and more attractiveness for international component manufacturers. This is also shown by the joint booth of the IVAM Microtechnology Network at the Medical Technology exhibition MD&M West in California, which has been growing steadily for years. For the fifth year in a row, the IVAM booth will present international suppliers of medical manufacturing with their technologies and products that make medical technology products safer, cheaper and more reliable.
The MD&M West in Anaheim is the largest exhibition for medical design and manufacturing in the US. Visitors mainly include developers and decision-makers from...24.01.2018 | Read more
An international team of researchers has discovered a new anti-cancer protein. The protein, called LHPP, prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver. The researchers led by Prof. Michael N. Hall from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, report in “Nature” that LHPP can also serve as a biomarker for the diagnosis and prognosis of liver cancer.
The incidence of liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma, is steadily increasing. In the last twenty years, the number of cases has almost doubled...
In just a few weeks from now, the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere where it will to a large extent burn up. It is possible that some debris will reach the Earth's surface. Tiangong-1 is orbiting the Earth uncontrolled at a speed of approx. 29,000 km/h.Currently the prognosis relating to the time of impact currently lies within a window of several days. The scientists at Fraunhofer FHR have already been monitoring Tiangong-1 for a number of weeks with their TIRA system, one of the most powerful space observation radars in the world, with a view to supporting the German Space Situational Awareness Center and the ESA with their re-entry forecasts.
Following the loss of radio contact with Tiangong-1 in 2016 and due to the low orbital height, it is now inevitable that the Chinese space station will...
Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, provider of research and development services for OLED lighting solutions, announces the founding of the “OLED Licht Forum” and presents latest OLED design and lighting solutions during light+building, from March 18th – 23rd, 2018 in Frankfurt a.M./Germany, at booth no. F91 in Hall 4.0.
They are united in their passion for OLED (organic light emitting diodes) lighting with all of its unique facets and application possibilities. Thus experts in...
A new scenario seeking to explain how Mars' putative oceans came and went over the last 4 billion years implies that the oceans formed several hundred million...
For the first time, an interdisciplinary team from the University of Basel has succeeded in integrating artificial organelles into the cells of live zebrafish embryos. This innovative approach using artificial organelles as cellular implants offers new potential in treating a range of diseases, as the authors report in an article published in Nature Communications.
In the cells of higher organisms, organelles such as the nucleus or mitochondria perform a range of complex functions necessary for life. In the networks of...
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