Newsletter 2/2020

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Facing the crisis together.

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Annual report 2019

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Sustainable development at the Fraunhofer IST

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Fraunhofer Project Center for Energy Storage and Systems ZESS

The Fraunhofer IST bundles its expertise in the field of energy storage in mutual collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institutes IKTS and IFAM.

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Our services

The Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST in Braunschweig is an innovative partner for research and development in surface technology, with expertise in the associated product and production systems.



The Wasserstoff-Campus Salzgitter is gathering speed

The city of Salzgitter, Salzgitter AG, MAN Energy Solutions, Bosch, Alstom, WEVG, the Fraunhofer IST, and the Projektbüro Südostniedersachsen have signed a cooperation agreement for the Wasserstoff-Campus (hydrogen campus) Salzgitter - a mutual commitment for the city and the region.


Facing the crisis together: Ideas and solution approaches

The Fraunhofer IST is contributing towards combating the corona pandemic by means of numerous projects, some of which are funded via the central action program of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, “Fraunhofer vs. Corona”.


Position paper on the future of automotive production

How will the German automobile industry have to change in the face of digitalization, new markets, philosophies, and technologies? In its whitepaper, the Fraunhofer AutoMOBILE Production Alliance proposes some options and a concrete solution space. 



We will gladly send you the annual report of the Fraunhofer IST in digital form and inform you about our latest developments of the Fraunhofer IST.

Trade fairs and events

Fraunhofer Solution Days 2020

Online, October 26 – 29, 2020

The Fraunhofer IST is participating in the digital Fraunhofer event as part of two projects.

IBPC 2020

Online, November 2 – 4, 2020

The Fraunhofer IST takes part as scientific partner at the International Battery Production Conference. 

HIPIMS Conference

Sheffield / UK, March 16 – 17, 2021

The Intern. Conference on Fundamentals and Industrial applications of HIPIMS will take place for the 11th time. The Fraunhofer IST is involved as part of the organizational team.

Sustainable development at the Fraunhofer IST

The Fraunhofer IST has also anchored sustainability in its mission statement. For the work at the institute, objectives 3, 6, 7, 9 and 12 are particularly relevant.

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

Main site Braunschweig

Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST

Bienroder Weg 54 e
38108 Braunschweig | Germany

Phone: +49 531 2155 0

Site BS-Airport

Fraunhofer Project Center for Energy Storage and Systems ZESS

c/o Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF)
Hermann-Blenk-Str. 42 | 
38108 Braunschweig | Germany

Site Wolfsburg

Fraunhofer Project Center Wolfsburg: Lightweight Construction and Electromobility

c/o Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V.
Hermann-Münch-Str. 1 | 38440 Wolfsburg

Site Göttingen

Application Center for Plasma and Photonics

Von-Ossietzky-Str. 100
37085 Göttingen


Site Dortmund

Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC

Eberhardstraße 12
44145 Dortmund