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1.8.2022

Three of the five Fraunhofer executive vice presidents start new in their posts

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EIT Culture & Creativity - a game changing organisation for a prosperous Europe

15.6.2022

Fraunhofer UK and Fraunhofer CAP celebrated tenth anniversary at the Royal Society

29.5.2022

Sumitomo Cyclo Drive Germany wins the HERMES AWARD 2022

 

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Fraunhofer magazine
1/2022

This is not an egg

Our diet is changing radically. What does the future taste like?

 

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Knowledge and prosperity: Impact and innovation driven by pioneering research

 

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16.8.2022

Solutions for a successful raw material and energy transition

At the world's leading trade fair for the process industry, ACHEMA in Frankfurt am Main, the Fraunhofer alliance for the chemistry lead market will present itself to the industry as a strong partner thanks to its combined expertise. From August 22 to 26, 2022, the participating institutes will showcase their current joint research activities, which focus on several areas. These include the digitalization of chemical processes, further development of green chemistry, facilitation of scale-up, safety and regulatory issues, and the efficiency of chemical processes as well as the development of a circular economy.
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9.8.2022

Joint leadership at Fraunhofer UMSICHT

From August 2022, Prof. Manfred Renner and Prof. Christian Doetsch are taking on joint roles in charge of the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT. Most recently acting as heads of the institute’s Products and Energy divisions respectively, the two renowned scientists have been vital in shaping the direction of the institute. They are taking over from Prof. Eckhard Weidner, who is retiring.
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1.8.2022

German-Chilean consortium investigates new ways of reducing arsenic in copper concentrates

As the world's largest copper exporter, Chile is encountering a growing number of sulfur-based ore layers containing toxic arsenic in its copper mines. Conventional strategies for separating and landfilling arsenic are proving limited in this area. The German-Chilean project team, led on the German side by the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS, is working towards optimizing and advancing copper production processes so that Chile is able to tackle the problem of arsenic in the most effec-tive, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly way going forward.
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1.8.2022

Fraunhofer technology provides environmental satellites with vision

Pieces of plastic in the sea, chlorophyll content in bodies of water, the degree of drought in fields – since April 2022, the German environmental satellite EnMAP has been orbiting our Earth and will be collecting myriad data during its five-year mission. The Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF have developed various core components for the optical system of the hyperspectral satellite.
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