Sanaz Mostaghim is Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI

Since June 1, 2024, Professor Sanaz Mostaghim has been the new Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI. In her position, she works together with the long-standing institute director Professor Matthias Klingner, who will remain in charge until the end of the year.
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Podcast: The future of facial recognition

For our new episode of "Fraunhofer Innovisions: Nachgeforscht" we spoke to Philipp Terhörst. Philipp conducts research into biometrics and facial recognition methods based on artificial intelligence and provides information about facial representations, hard and soft biometric data, their bias and privacy concerns.
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Microelectronics Award for resource-efficient technologies reaches its second round

The Green ICT Award will be conferred for the second time in 2024 to inspire young researchers for microelectronics and especially for Green ICT. The student award was initiated by the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany, which aims to answer the questions of tomorrow with today's research activities in the field of microelectronics and attaches particular importance to the sustainable promotion of future talents. The prize rewards outstanding student theses in the field of resource-efficient information and communication technology. The winner will receive EUR 2,500 in prize money.
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Policies and Practices for Attracting and Retaining Female Tech Talent

CEPIS DiversIT Charter, together with the German Informatics Society, the Fraunhofer ICT Group, and #SheTransformsIT, are organising a conference to try to find solutions to this lack of meaningful progress in retaining female tech talent. This free one-day conference, titled, ‘Stay in tech! – Policies and practices for attracting and retaining female tech talent’, aims to help companies overcome these challenges and identify ways to retain valuable colleagues.
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Former Chairman of the Fraunhofer ICT Group passes away

Today we received the sad news that the former Chairman of the Fraunhofer ICT Group, Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke, passed away on March 21, 2024.
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Which Fraunhofer institute is the right one for me?

Is your company facing a technological challenge? Does your team need support with innovation and transformation?
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Digital transformation as broad and deep as possible

In Germany, we have no problems developing innovations. But we also have too many reasons not to bring them to the market... At Transform 2024, solution seekers meet solution providers. And Fraunhofer has many solutions to offer. See for yourself on March 6 and 7, 2024 at STATION Berlin.
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The winners of the Fraunhofer ICT Dissertation Award 2023

Die preisgekrönten Dissertationen des ICT Dissertation Awards im Jahr 2023. drehen sich rund um das Thema »Maschinelles Lernen«, das aus verschiedenen Richtungen und Anwendungsdomänen heraus untersucht wird. Die Gewinner kommen aus den Fraunhofer-Instituten für Angewandte Informationstechnik FIT, für Angewandte und Integrierte Sicherheit AISEC sowie für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT.
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Fraunhofer professor awarded science prize by the Society for Operations Research

Anita Schöbel, Leiterin des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM, ist mit dem Wissenschaftspreis der Gesellschaft für Operations Research ausgezeichnet worden. Sie erhielt den Preis Ende August 2023 für ihr Lebenswerk.
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For two days, will once again be all about tech innovations that are shaping our future. CEOs, leading minds in research, political decision-makers and industry experts will be in attendance. At, the topics that shape our time - and the future - will be discussed in a unique atmosphere. In recent years, has made a name for itself as a trendy place for networking and new beginnings.
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Fraunhofer ICT Group’s premiere at re:publica Berlin

The Fraunhofer ICT Group is participating at re:publica Berlin for the first time this year. The re:publica is the festival for the digital society and thus the largest conference of its kind in Europe. The participants of re:publica form a diverse cross-section of digital society, which include professionals from research, politics, economics, hacker culture, NGOs, media and marketing, as well as bloggers, activists, artists and social media experts.
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Bringing together competencies for a digital world that focuses on people

Boris Otto has been appointed as the new chairman of the Fraunhofer ICT Group. As of January 1, 2022, he will succeed Dieter Fellner, whose six-year term as chairman of the Group will end in December 2021.
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