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2012-01-31 11:08:45

A publicly displayed object of art experiences a lot: dazzling light, unfavorable temperatures or too much moisture. With ℠Artguardian´ Fraunhofer researchers have developed a fully automated, intelligent monitoring system helping art lovers to optimally preserve their objects of art. Thanks to sensitive sensors they can be exhibited under the best conditions. The solution will be presented from 6th to 10th March at the CeBIT 2012 (hall 9, booth E08). There are an estimated 150...

2011-11-07 16:30:42

A city that obtains its power from renewable resources, where electric cars move quietly along the streets and which emits almost no carbon dioxide — German federal minister Mrs. Schavan and the president of Fraunhofer, Hans-Jörg Bullinger, shone a spotlight on the scenario of a sustainable city of the future in the vision of “Morgenstadt“. At the UrbanTec Trade Fair in Cologne from October 24 -26, 2011 in Hall 7, Booth A029. Fraunhofer researchers are...

2011-10-17 20:10:39

The future belongs to electrical cars — that´s what most experts think. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of problems that have not been solved. This is the reason why researchers at 33 Fraunhofer institutes put their heads together in the Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility project to move electromobility one big step ahead. This two-year project was completed on July 30, 2011, and the demonstrator vehicles they came up with were showcased at the final event in...

2011-05-17 05:50:00

BOSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) today announced that it will develop a sustainable energy research and building innovation center at 5 Channel Center in Boston's Innovation District. The 50,000-square-foot applied research facility and building technology showcase will serve as a unique factory of innovation in support of established and start-up companies that are developing and demonstrating the next generation of energy...

2010-05-10 11:03:15

Less noise, less exhaust, less refuse - air travel of the future is expected to be quieter, cleaner and more environmentally friendly. To achieve this goal, new structural concepts and aerodynamic profiles have to be engineered, along with better drive concepts as well as adapted logistical designs, and then put to use. In the EU project Clean Sky, Fraunhofer researchers want to make their contribution to solving this Herculean task. They present their initial findings at ILA, the...

2009-10-22 13:32:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraunhofer USA is the US subsidiary of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Europe, with an annual research budget of 2.15 billion dollars. It is celebrating 15 years of research and development in energy, health, coatings, lasers, manufacturing, software and digital media technologies. Fraunhofer USA (www.Fraunhofer.org) will mark the occasion with several notable events. On October 22nd, an official...

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