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20.9.2021

Sustainable solutions for the blue economy

At its event as part of the “European Maritime Day (EMD) in My Country” series and the “UN Decade of Ocean Science” on September 23, 2021, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will present the “Sustainable Sea and Ocean Solutions ISSS” innovation platform together with its European partner organizations. At this virtual event, experts from the worlds of science, business and politics will discuss current issues on the sustainable use of the world's oceans.
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17.9.2021

Janis Eitner, Director of Communications, leaves Fraunhofer to be Vice President Communications, Marketing and Brand at Webasto SE

Janis Eitner, Director of Communications at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, headquartered in Munich, is leaving at his own request on December 1, 2021 and moving to the global systems partner of the mobility industry, Webasto SE, as Vice President Communications, Marketing & Brand. He succeeds Nadine Schian in this position. Eitner has worked at the headquarters of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for six years and held various management positions in Communications, most recently reporting directly to the President of Fraunhofer, Prof. Reimund Neugebauer.
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1.9.2021

Environmentally friendly manufacture of battery electrodes

Conventional processes for manufacturing battery electrodes involve mostly toxic solvents and require a lot of space and energy. This is not the case with DRYtraec® – a new dry-coating process developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS. The technology is environmentally friendly and cost effective and can be used on a large scale, giving it the potential to revolutionize the manufacturing of battery electrodes.
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1.9.2021

Satellites measure drought stress in plants

With a satellite system that measures drought stress in plants, two researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut, EMI, have now founded the spin-off ConstellR. Their technology enables the agricultural sector to optimize the irrigation of areas under cultivation to increase crop yields. The first sensor system will be launched into space in early 2022 and be installed on board the International Space Station (ISS).
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