2019

Here we collect press releases, impressions of events, publications such as professional articles, professional portraits or interviews in online media or other interesting news from 2019. Each department and each area bundles these news according to subject area and interests on the individual pages. There they also provide further exciting information such as job vacancies or upcoming events.

Press Release / 5.11.2019

ProStAir: Reducing Pollutant Emissions with Recycled Fibers

Fraunhofer ITWM supports development of new CFRP fibers with simulation expertise.

Press Release / 30.9.2019

ITWM Signs Cooperation Agreement with CATARC

In September 2019, Fraunhofer ITWM and CATARC have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

Press Release / 1.8.2019

Fraunhofer helps accelerate development of fiber-reinforced plastic parts

Together with our partners, we are developing a mathematical simulation method for optimizing the drapability (deformability) of textiles.

Press Release / 8.5.2019

Saving Energy in the Production of Chemicals

Fraunhofer ITWM wins one of the »Joseph von Fraunhofer Prizes« in 2019.

Press Release / 24.4.2019

Fraunhofer ITWM Supports STEM Games 2019

Two of our experts from the department »Image Processing« are represented in the jury and as mentors at the Games.

Press Release / 2.5.2019

Simulating and Optimizing Spinning Processes

Spinning polymer filaments, for example for personal care articles, is highly complex: We have successfully applied new approaches to simulate and optimize spinning processes.

Article / 16.4.2019

Designing polymer spin packs in line with dynamic flow

Melt spinning is the most widely use process for turning plastic into fibres.

Article / 10.4.2019

Simulation tool for polyurethane foams

Car seats, mattresses and insulating materials often consist of PU foams. We can now simulate the foaming behaviour.

Press Release / 27.2.2019

Terahertz Testing with a Handheld Scanner

Our researchers have found a handheld terahertz sensor: a solution for difficult problems based on mobile terahertz technology.

Article / 30.1.2019

Fraunhofer Tool Used in Radiation Therapy

Our clinical decision support tool MCO was added to Varian’s Eclipse™ treatment planning system.