Press and Media

Here you can find our press information and high-resolution images for your editorial reporting. Publications about the Fraunhofer IWU are explicity desired.

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EuroBLECH2016: System competence for sheet metal processing of the future

Fraunhofer IWU presents system solutions for the production of tomorrow at the world's largest trade fair for sheet metal processing. The focus: “Industrie 4.0” in the press plant.



Steel Innovation Prize 2015 for EU-project HyBlade

Wind turbines deliver environmentally friendly electricity. Yet the fiber-reinforced...



Scalable electric drive for buses, trucks etc.

Although electric cars meet current trends, driving axles are still too heavy, too expensive and too large for them. To address this situation, Fraunhofer researchers...



Health screening for industrial machines

Germany’s Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come...



New technology for thermoforming organic sheets

The Fraunhofer IWU has exhibited new research findings in the field of sheet metal working at EuroBLECH 2014.



The factory of the future opens in Chemnitz

At the HANNOVER MESSE 2014, the Fraunhofer IWU presented research subjects of the new ”E³-Research Factory Resource-efficient Production”.