• Presentation. Inspiration. Vision: The digital Fraunhofer event in fall 2020. / 2020

    Fraunhofer Solution Days 2020: 26.10.–29.10.2020

    October 26, 2020

    From October 26-29, 2020, we will address four topics of high relevance to the innovative strength of Germany and Europe: Health. Digital economy. Plant and mechanical engineering. Mobility. Follow interesting presentations on current technology highlights and significant solutions, visit our exhibitors virtually and exchange ideas with Fraunhofer experts in live chats. In all four subject areas we focus on achieving a global competitive advantage with innovations and holistic solutions. Our goal is to ensure the technological sovereignty and resilience of the German and European economy. We remain a driving force even in crises and provide answers to the question of what makes a society more resilient. You can benefit from our know-how and our demand-, market-, technology- and industry-oriented research.

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  • S+T+ARTS Residencies / 2020

    Project conclusion with symposium and exhibition

    July 07, 2020

    Since its launch in 2015, the EU-funded S+T+ARTS project has advanced the integration of artistic activity and innovation. The Fraunhofer IUK Group was an important partner in the S+T+ARTS Residencies subprogram, which was set up to support and finance artist residencies with technology partners. On July 2, 2020, the program was concluded at the conference "ART CREATES INDUSTRY: Empathic AI - Art shapes Industry".

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  • At their New Year's Reception under the heading "Artificial Intelligence in Germany - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow", the Fraunhofer ICT Group and the German Informatics Society honored ten influential figures in German AI history.

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  • Reliability of complex intelligent systems / 2019

    The Fraunhofer ESK in Munich becomes the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS

    December 04, 2019

    Since 1 December 2019, the former Fraunhofer Institute for Embedded Systems ESK has been known as the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS. With the renaming and the associated reorientation, the institute intends to conduct application-oriented research into reliable software engineering for safety-critical applications in the automotive and industrial 4.0 sectors. The aim is to secure artificial intelligence in such a way that it can also be used without hesitation in autonomous systems.

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  • Blockchain / 2019

    Are we ready to go now? Yes, we are!

    November 06, 2019

    At which point does a trend technology actually deserve to be given its own strategy by the federal government? Are cryptocurrencies really the main application area of blockchains? Are blockchain users environmental sinners? Which processes do I have to break up if I as a company want to switch to blockchains and smart contracts? And when will the standardization and legal framework come? On November 5th, the Fraunhofer Blockchain Technology Day – organized by the Fraunhofer ICT Group in cooperation with the Federation of German Industries (BDI) – provided answers.

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  • ICT Dissertation Award 2019 / 2019

    Two first prize winners for the first time

    September 26, 2019

    This year's presentation of the ICT Dissertation Awards of the Fraunhofer Group for IUK Technology was a premiere: For the first time, the jury found two works worthy of first prize.

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  • Artificial Intelligence / 2019

    German Informatics Society honors groundbreaking researchers

    June 03, 2019

    The German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik) has selected ten influential minds from the German history of artificial intelligence (AI). In the "Science Year 2019 – Artificial Intelligence" proclaimed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the jury selected ten outstanding scientists who have a significant influence on AI in Germany. Prof. Dr. Stefan Wrobel, Deputy Chair of the Fraunhofer ICT and Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS in Sankt Augustin, was selected as an expert in the field of machine learning.

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  • 2019 / 2019

    Full speed ahead towards digitization

    April 09, 2019 is turning into a fully-fledged digital trade fair. After the cancellation of CEBIT, the business festival of digitization in Berlin, held for the first time on two days, is likely to become the new marketplace for innovative solutions in A.I., Big Data, Blockchain and algorithms. Fraunhofer will therefore be consistently present with a 60 qm corporate booth in 2019.

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  • March 07, 2019

    The annual Fraunhofer Symposium "Netzwert", held in Munich, is the largest internal networking event for all Fraunhofer scientists. Especially in its anniversary year, this central Fraunhofer event is the ideal place to award the Hugo Geiger Prize to outstanding, application-oriented doctoral theses prepared in close cooperation with a Fraunhofer Institute in cooperation with the Free State of Bavaria.

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