Fraunhofer Research Awards Ceremony 2018

#CognitiveSystems: Human and Artificial Intelligence shape the Future

Four science prizes will be presented at this year’s annual conference of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft on May 15, 2018 in Berlin. The first, the Stifterverband Science Prize, is awarded for scientific excellence in collaborative applied research projects. The Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize will be awarded to three teams of researchers in recognition of outstanding scientific work leading to the solution of application-oriented problems.

 

 

Stifterverband Science Prize

For more than ten years, Stifterverband has supported the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft through its Science Prize, endowed with prize money of 50,000 euros. This prize is awarded for scientific excellence in applied research projects conducted by Fraunhofer Institutes in collaboration with industry and/or other research organizations.

 

Free-form: quality leap in optical systems

Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2018

This prize has been awarded by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft every year since 1978, in recognition of outstanding scientific work by members of its staff leading to the solution of application-oriented problems. This year, four prizes will be awarded – each valued at 50,000 euros.

 

XXL computed tomography – a new dimension in X-ray analysis

 

Improved efficiency of aircraft engines

 

Algorithms for liver surgery – performing operations more safely worldwide

 

Jury of the Fraunhofer Awards 2018

A 13-member jury chaired by the Fraunhofer President, Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer, has decided on this year's research awards.