The Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance integrates twenty Fraunhofer institutes across Germany, which depending on their main focus, deal with subjects concerning additive manufacturing and represent the entire process chain. This includes the development, application and implementation of additive production processes as well as associated materials.

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Research Topics of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance

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Materials

Materials research provides answers to current issues in the fields of energy, health, mobility, information and communication technologies as well as in construction and housing.

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Technology

In product development companies are confronted with constantly changing markets. To achieve integrated production processes, it is important to accurately analyze all the processes and technologies involved in the product life cycle and to optimally synchronize the production processes.

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Engineering

By taking nature as a role model, scientists develop ideas and products that can be specifically adapted to environmental conditions.

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Quality

In order to improve the reliability and shape accuracy of all products generated by addititve manufacturing, we develop individual security systems for your entire product development process.

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Software and simulation

Additive manufacturing is closely linked to the digital control of the manufacturing process: components are manufactured directly on the basis of a digital representation.

News

 

NEWS 2.19

Under the following link you will find the special issue of the newsletter accompanying the formnext trade fair 2019 of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance.

 

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The Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance alliance is represented as every year on the common booth of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft .
FRANKFURT AM MAIN | 19.-22.11.19
Hall 11.0, booth D51

 

NEWS 1.19

Please find the Newsletter of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance in the Link below.

 

DDMC 2020

Save the date for DDMC 2020!

BERLIN | MARCH 18-19, 2020

Here you can find the review and pictures of the Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference DDMC 2018. 

 

 

 

 

 

20th Jubilee of Additive Manufacturing Alliance

The Alliance has looked back on a 20-year foundation in 2018.

 

 

Image Movie

Here you can see the new image movie of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance

 

Rapid.Tech 2019


We were represented at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D as every year.

 

Allianz Call 2018

In 2018 the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance addressed the general international public by its call "Can Fraunhofer solve your problem?" to identify current questions or issues from enterprises, which are related to additive manufacturing.

Press releases of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

2.1.2020

A communal energy hub

The amount of energy produced by renewable sources ebbs and flows. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM has found a smart work-around for these fluctuations. Its scientists developed an innovative energy management system that connects photovoltaic systems, batteries, heat pumps and electric cars to power individual households or entire neighborhoods with locally produced renewable energy.
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2.1.2020

We have the applications know-how

Prof. Manfred Hauswirth, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin, talks about the opportunities, applications and potential roadblocks for quantum computing.
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2.1.2020

Fertilizer sourced from sewage sludge

Germany’s new Waste and Sewage Sludge Ordinance requires large sewage treatment plants to recover phosphates from sewage sludge or ashes as of 2032. Conventional recovery technologies are costly and chemical-laden. A new technology now offers a more affordable, pollution-free alternative. Fraunhofer researchers helped scale up the process.
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2.1.2020

Fraunhofer connects energy production and storage

The good news is that renewables account for nearly 50 percent of electricity generated in Germany. The bad news is that they lack the flexibility to adapt to the day’s fluctuating electricity demand. They only furnish electrical energy when the wind blows or the sun shines. In a perfect world, engineers would find a way to store the vast amounts of energy generated by renewables and coordinate power production and storage. And that is exactly what ES-FLEX-INFRA, a joint project led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI, aims to do.
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Nöthnitzer Straße 44

01187 Dresden / Germany

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