Press & Events



Fair / 23.4.2018

Hannover Messe 2018

Join us at the Hannover Messe 2018; hall 6, booth A30.


Events / 2.5.2018

AKL - International Laser Technology Congress 2018

Laser applications of tomorrow.

Workshop / 12.11.2018

7th Workshop "Lithium-Sulfur-Batteries"

November 12 - 13, 2018, Fraunhofer IWS Dresden

Event / 30.1.2019

International Symposium "Additive Manufacturing"

January 30 - 31, 2019, International Congress Center Dresden

  • Hannover Messe 2018 / 2018

    Highly corrosion-resistant steels in additive manufacturing

    Fraunhofer Group for Light & Surfaces / 17.4.2018

    Thruster nozzle segment with conformal cooling channels.
    © Fraunhofer IWS

    In additive manufacturing, the material or powder composition is a focus topic. At the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS Dresden, special materials such as highly corrosion-resistant steels and high-temperature-resistant nickel-based alloys are qualified for selective laser melting in addition to widely used materials.

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  • Hannover Messe 2018 / 2018

    Flexible measuring technology for gases, liquids and solids

    Fraunhofer Group for Light and Surfaces / 11.4.2018

    Small, colorimetric and cost-effective: gas sensors manufactured in a roll-to-roll process reliably measure different gases.
    © Fraunhofer IPM

    Gas sensors are employed for monitoring industrial processes, detecting leakages or regulating room climate. Sophisticated sensor technology guarantees reliable and precise measurements even under extreme conditions, be it in cars, in an industrial production environment or in the laboratory.

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  • Hanover Trade Fair 2018: The Fraunhofer IST at the ”Digital Factory” / 2018

    Digitalization and surface technology

    Fraunhofer IST / 11.4.2018

    Deep-drawing die with complete sensor system.
    © Fraunhofer WKI, Manuela Lingnau

    Digitalization is a topic that affects and moves all industries. Thus, at this year’s Hanover Trade Fair from April 23 to 27, 2018 the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Technology IST appears for the first time in the area of “Digital Factory” at the joint Fraunhofer booth “Digital Solutions & New Materials“ (hall 6, booth A30).

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  • CONTROL 2018 / 2018

    Optimized Powder Jet Perfects Laser Material Deposition

    Fraunhofe ILT / 11.4.2018

    Fraunhofer ILT has developed an inline measuring system for sophisticated additive laser processes.
    © Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany.

    At Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, an inline system for testing, qualifying and adjusting the focused powder jet of the nozzles of laser metal deposition machines has been developed. With this system, nozzles can be certified and the caustic characterized completely. The user can also visualize and monitor the process thanks to the camera module with integrated illumination.

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  • Hannover Messe 2018 / 2018

    Interference filter coated by sputtering system EOSS® at the Hannover Messe

    Fraunhofer Group for Light and Surfaces / 4.4.2018

    Optical filter with a diameter of 20 mm and an optical density of 6. Top: reflection, below: transmission.
    © Fraunhofer IST

    The optimization and profitability of coating processes are becoming increasingly important in the industry. The specifications of spectral properties as well as lowest coating thickness deviations and tolerances at highest uniformity determine the optimization.

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  • Wearables Europe 2018 / 2018

    Flexible organic electronics for wearables

    Fraunhofer FEP / 3.4.2018

    Bracelet with flexible OLED.
    © LYTEUS

    Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology, a provider of research and development services in the field of organic electronics, presents first wearable OLED bracelet at Wearables Europe 2018, from April 11th to 12th in Berlin, Germany at booth no. P12 together with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Holst Centre from Netherlands.

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  • light+building 2018 / 2018

    Alliance „OLED Licht Forum“ – Key partner for OLED lighting solutions

    Fraunhofer FEP / 20.3.2018

    OLED design kit to experience the vast array of design options for OLED lighting.
    © Fraunhofer FEP

    Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, provider of research and development services for OLED lighting solutions, announces the founding of the “OLED Licht Forum” and presents latest OLED design and lighting solutions during light+building, from March 18th – 23rd, 2018 in Frankfurt a.M./Germany, at booth no. F91 in Hall 4.0.

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  • ILA Berlin / 2018

    ILA 2018: Laser alternative to hexavalent chromium coating

    Fraunhofer ILT / 13.3.2018

    Demonstration: A video at the ILA Berlin Air Show shows how quickly, precisely and efficiently EHLA Laser Material Deposition works.
    © Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany / Volker Lannert.

    At the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show from April 25–29, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is showcasing extreme high-speed Laser Material Deposition (EHLA): A video documents how for metal components that are highly loaded, EHLA has already proved itself as an alternative to hard chrome plating, which is now allowed only under special conditions.

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  • analytica Munich / 2018

    New Process for Marker-free Cell Selection

    Fraunhofer ILT / 6.3.2018

    The OptisCell process is designed for fully automated operation and works without any markers or contact.
    © Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen, Germany.

    At this year’s analytica trade fair in Munich, three Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting a project from pre-competitive research. Biologists, computer scientists and laser experts have developed a process to analyze and select cells and then examine their protein production. In pharmaceutical research, this will make it possible to develop active ingredients much faster than before.

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  • Hannover Messe 2018 / 2018

    Laser machine creates microstructures for the automotive industry

    Fraunhofer Group for Light and Surfaces / 1.3.2018

    A combination of nanosecond and picosecond pulses make the precision manufacture of functional surfaces also efficient.
    © Fraunhofer ILT, Aachen.

    In the automotive industry, more and more surfaces are getting a microstructure treatment. Whether they are added to cylinders or dashboards, functional surfaces are all the rage, but they require a high degree of precision of the tools.

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