Prof. Holger Hanselka takes office as 11th president of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

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On August 15, Prof. Holger Hanselka will take office as the president of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s leading applied research organization. Holger Hanselka is leaving his position as president of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), a role that he has held for over ten years, to take the helm of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Before taking office in Karlsruhe, the 61-year-old was director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF in Darmstadt and a member of the presidential council of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft from 2006 to 2012.