Research grant Fraunhofer Attract

Fraunhofer Attract
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The »Fraunhofer Attract« grant is the excellence stipend programme of Fraunhofer. »Fraunhofer Attract« invites outstanding researchers to develop their ideas towards innovations at Fraunhofer.

An idea becomes an innovation, if it comes to use. The grant »Fraunhofer Attract« offers outstanding external scientists the opportunity to develop their ideas towards an actual application within an optimally equipped Fraunhofer institute operating close to the market. The scientist will be offered a budget of 2.5 Million Euro over 5 years to lead a group of 3-5 co-workers. 

Next calls for proposals:

2nd round 2019:

Filing the application: October 1, 2019
Committee meeting of advisors with candidates: November 27, 2019
Start of the project: December 2019

 

1st round 2020:

Filing the application:  March 23, 2020
Committee meeting of advisors with candidates: May 20, 2020
Start of the project: June 2020

Running Attract groups:

Dr. Afshin Afshari
Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Stuttgart

"Urban physics modeling"

 

Dr. Ulf-Peter Apfel

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Engergy Technology UMSICHT, Oberhausen

"C1EKAT"

Dr. Thilo Bauer

Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Freising

"AutoChem"

 

Dr. Franziska Beyer

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB, Erlangen

"SMARAGD"

 

Dr. Dr. Johannes Felix Buyel

Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen

"FAST-PEP" - Fast Applied Screening and Selection Technology for Protein Expression and Purification

 

Dr. Sebastian Eilebrecht

Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Schmallenberg

"Eco’o’OMICs"

 

Dr.-Ing. Sarah Fischer

Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing IZFP, Saarbrücken

"MatBeyoNDT" – The next steps in investigating next-gen materials

 

Dr. Vasiliki Giagka

Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, Berlin

"tBEm"

 

Prof. Dr. Falk Howar

Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST, Dortmund

"STARS"

 

Dr. Philip Känel

Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen

"Longaevitas"

 

Prof. Dr. Jochen Klucken

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Erlangen

"DHPmove"

 

Dr. Elke Lorenz

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg

"Pro Solar"

 

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Peter Loskill

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Stuttgart

"Organ-on-a-chip"

 

Dr. Siham Ouardi

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Stuttgart

"Flex-C-Cat Phase II" Sustainable Carbon Supports for Hydrogenation Catalysis and their Characterisation by (Near) Ambient Pressure Xray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (NAP-XPS)

 

Dr. Peter Reinacher

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Aachen

"STELLA"

 

Dr.-Ing. Florian Römer

Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing IZFP, Saarbrücken

»SigMaSense«

 

Prof. Dr. Marc F. Schetelig
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen

"Drosophila suzukii" – Environment-friendly pest control of the Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)

 

Dr. Christian Schmelzer

Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS, Halle

"SkinNext"

 

Prof. Dr. Heidemarie Schmidt

Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS, Chemnitz

"BFO4ICT"

 

Dr. Juliane Spohn

Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Hermsdorf

"PrimBioCer" - Biokeramik im biologischen System: Primäradhäsion von Proteinen und Signaltransduktion auf keramischen Implantat-Materialien

 

Dr. Fabian Steinlechner

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Jena

"QCtech"

 

Dr. Adriana Szeghalmi

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, Jena

"ALDO" - Atomic Layer Deposition for Optics

 

Dr. Juliane Thielsch

Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU, Chemnitz

"InMagMat"

 

Dr. Lena Wiese

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM, Hannover

"IDA"

 

Dr. Robin Wilke

Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS, Bremen

"GEMRI" – General MR Framework for Research and Industry

 

Dr. Agne Zukauskaite

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, Freiburg

"PiTRANS" – Development of AlScN layers for the next generation high-frequency filters

Concluded ATTRACT Groups

Prof. Dr. Eric Bodden
Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT, Darmstadt

"Secure Software Engineering"

 

Dr. Jana Burkhardt

Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig

"OpTcell" – Optimization of T-cell therapeutics for treatment of solid tumors

 

Dr. Volker Cimalla

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, Freiburg

"Sensors for biomedical and security applications"

 

Dr. Florenta Costache

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, Dresden

"Smart µOptics" – Smart Materials for Tunable Micro-Optics based on silicon technology

 

Dr. Nikolaos C. Deliolanis
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing, Engineering and Automation IPA, Stuttgart

"Real-time spectroscopic medical imaging"

 

 

Prof. Dr. Christoph Eberl

Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM, Freiburg

"Small Scale Reliability"

 

Dr. Martina Fenske

Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen and Schmallenberg

"UNIFISH" – Development of a universal high-throughput screening system with zebrafish

 

Prof. Dr. Jessica Freiherr
Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Freising

"MultiSense" – Multimodal sensory integration processes with regards to food, packaging and presentation

 

Dr. Fabian Friederich

Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM, Freiburg

"ElekTera" – Innovative electronic terahertz systems for industrial applications

 

Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Gordon

Prof. Dr. Jörn von Lucke

Fraunhofer Institute for OpenCommunication Systems FOKUS, Berlin

"HPP" – Solutions for the Public Sector

 

Prof. Dr. Thomas Härtling

Fraunhofer Institute for Institute for Non-destructive Testing IZFP, Dresden

"High resolution plasmonic spectrometry for structural and biomedical health monitoring"

 

Prof. Dr. Doris Heinrich

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, Würzburg

"Cell-based Assays of 3D-bottom-up-nanostructured Surfaces for Regenerative Implants and Scaffolds"

 

Prof. Dr. Thomas Höche
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM, Halle

"Nanoscale Assessment of Innovative Joining Technologies for Microsystems Engineering"

 

Prof. Dr. Jan Jürjens

Fraunhofer Institute for Software and System Engineering ISST, Dortmund
"APEX" – Architectures for Auditable Business Process Execution

 

Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaluza

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT, Oberhausen

"Catalyst Design" – Chemical feedstock and energy storage based on synthesis gas - bridging the gap between fundamental research and industrial application

Christof Karlstetter

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Holzkirchen

"Multifunctional bulk building materials"

 

Dr. Kristian Kersting

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS, Sankt Augustin

"STREAM" – Statistical Relational Activity Mining

 

Dr. Isabel Kinski

Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden

"Precursor-derived ceramics"

 

Dr. Frank Kühnemann
Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Technique IPM, Freiburg

"Broadband spectroscopy and photothermal techniques for analysis of liquids and defect analysis of optical materials"

 

Prof. Dr. Andrés F. Lasagni

Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technoloy IWS, Dresden

"Micro/nano" Fabrication of Surface Architectures using Direct Laser Interference Patterning

 

Dr.-Ing. Peter Neumeister
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden
"Mechanics of Materials for functional ceramics: From microstructur to device behaviour"

 

Dr. Nik Petrinic

Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed-Dynamics Ernst-Mach-Institute EMI, Freiburg

"IMAGINE" – Innovative Material Design for Impacted Compound Structures – An inverse multi-scale methodology

 

Prof. Dr. Antje Prasse

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM, Hannover

"KlaFier" – Klinische und translationale Fibroseforschung

 

Prof. Dr. Alexander Pretschner
Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, Kaiserslautern

"Distributed Usage Control"

 

Prof. Oliver Röhrle

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, Stuttgart

"VOL" – Virtual Orthopedic Lab

 

Dr. Lars Röntzsch

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials IFAM, Dresden

"Hydrogen storage"

 

Prof. Dr. Stefan Schweizer

Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP, Halle

"Up and down-conversion" in glass ceramics for highly efficient solar cells

 

Prof. Dr. Katja Schenke-Layland
Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Stuttgart

"Development of bio-inspired cardiovascular regeneration technologies"

 

 

Dr. David M. Smith

Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig

"DNA-Structured Nanodevices for Therapeutic Delivery and Medical Diagnosis"

 

Prof. Dr. Rainer Stiefelhagen

Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB, Karlsruhe

"Visual perception for the man-machine-interface"

 

Prof. Dr. Thomas Taubner

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems ILT, Aachen

"Novel plasmonic structures as nanooptical components in laser technology"

 

Dr. Simone Toelstede

Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Freising

"ProFerment" – Fermentation of plant proteins - development of new food products with high consumer acceptance

 

PD Dr. Christoph van Treeck
Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Holzkirchen

"Multi-Physics Simulation"

 

Dr. Philipp M. Urban
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, Darmstadt

"Reproducing Optical Material Properties by 3D Printing"

 

Dr. Mykola Vinnichenko

Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden

"INNOVELLE" – Innovative ceramic layer systems for molten carbonate fuel cells with extended long-term stability and lifetime

 

Dr. Robin J. White

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg

"Flex-C-Cat" – Sustainable Carbon Supports for Present & Future Hydrogenation Catalysis

 

Dr. Martin Wolpers

Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, Sankt Augustin

"CAPLE" – Context and Attention in personalized learning experiences

 

Dr. Alexander Zakhidov
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, Dresden

"OLED" – Microdisplay Fabrication by Orthogonal Photolithography – OLITH