Trade fairs, conferences and events

© Mirko Krenzel

Fraunhofer IST regularly holds workshops and conventions. We would be pleased if you could visit us at one of the events or trade fairs listed below. You are also welcome to arrange a personal meeting. Please feel free to contact us.

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  • Online / September 06, 2021 - September 10, 2021

    38th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition PVSEC

    Silicon layers produced by hot wire CVD for a heterostructure solar cell.
    © Fraunhofer IST, Falko Oldenburg

    The EU PVSEC is the largest international conference for photovoltaics in the areas of research, technologies and applications with an accompanying industrial exhibition, in which representatives of the photovoltaic industry present their technologies, innovations and new concepts. This year the EU PVSEC will again be held online. Dr. Volker Sittinger, head of the Department Diamond-based Systems and Applications at the Fraunhofer IST, and Hunter King are participating in the conference with a presentation and a poster.

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  • Online / September 06, 2021 - September 09, 2021

    31th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials

    Electrode after Hot Filament Bias Enhanced Nucleation and a short diamond deposition (the color is caused by interference).
    © Fraunhofer IST, Jan Gäbler

    Besides the traditional focus on diamond, carbon nanotubes, and graphene, novel research on other carbon-based materials will be highlighted in this year´s International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials. This meeting traditionally spans the complete spectrum from materials preparation, over fundamental physical and chemical concepts, to applied research zooming in on novel device concepts making use of the remarkable properties of carbon materials. Dr. Jan Gäbler will present a poster on “Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy with diamond electrodes for biosensing“.

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  • Berlin / September 23, 2021 - September 24, 2021

    ZVO-Oberflächentage 2021

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    The Oberflächentage of the Zentralverbandes Oberflächentechnik e.V. (ZVO) will take place this year with the participation of the Fraunhofer IST in the scientific program. Rowena Duckstein, Head of the Group Electroplating and wet-chemical Processes will present a lecture on ”Mit Digitalisierung und Life Cycle Engineering zu nachhaltigen Oberflächen” (engl. Digitalization and life cycle engineering for sustainable surfaces).

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  • Busan, Korea / September 26, 2021 - September 30, 2021

    13th Asian-European International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering

    Plasma discharge in synthetic air.
    © Fraunhofer IST, Falko Oldenburg

    The 13th AEPSE conference focusses on plasma physics, plamsa chemistry and their applications. It will also cover topics such as films and coatings, green energy and life science. Prof. Dr. Michael Thomas has been invited to give a lecture on ”Development and integration of microplasma sources in additive manufacturing processes – Application and Perspectives”.

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  • Hannover / October 06, 2021 - October 07, 2021

    – Postponed to early summer 2022 – LightCon

    Metallized structural component made from PEEK.
    © Fraunhofer IST, Falko Oldenburg

    The new conference on lightweight solutions LightCon will be held for the first time in Hannover – a two-day program with excellent keynotes, panels and best practices. Under the motto “Sustainability needs Lightweight Design“, the event will focus on sustainability, climate, resource protection, and CO2 emissions. To launch the conference, Prof. Christoph Herrmann will speak about “Life Cycle Engineering for lightweight structures in mobility applications“ in his keynote lecture.

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  • Dresden / October 12, 2021 - October 14, 2021

    V2021 – Vakuum & Plasma

    © EFDS e.V.

    As a scientific partner of the conference on the subject of plasma and vacuum technology for surface finishing the Fraunhofer IST is taking part in this year's conference as part of the Digital workshop on the subject “Vom Messwert zum Digitalen Zwilling“ (Engl.: “From measured value to digital twin“).

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  • Stuttgart, Germany / October 20, 2021 - October 21, 2021

    Die CO2-neutrale Fabrik

    © Getty Images/iStockphoto

    The conference is an industry meeting place for experts in energy and resource efficiency around industrial climate protection. Prof. Dr. Christoph Herrmann, together with Prof. Dr. Alexander Sauer, will give a lecture on “Wasserstoff als Beitrag für CO2 neutrale Fabriken“ (engl. Hydrogen as a contribution to CO2 neutral factories).

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  • Braunschweig / November 01, 2021 - November 03, 2021

    International Battery Production Conference IBPC 2021

    IBPC21, November 1 - 3, 2021
    © TU Braunschweig

    The International Battery Production Conference addresses and provides a platform for the exchange of current results and for networking on an international level. For the third time, the Fraunhofer IST takes on the role of scientific partner of the International Battery Production Conference.

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  • Salzgitter / November 29, 2021 - November 30, 2021

    Werkstoff-Symposium 2021

    © ITS mobility

    The symposium will focus on new or alternative drive and mobility concepts with their specific requirements on vehicle architecture and their effects on customers and society. While materials play a central role with regard to the requirements on the vehicle architecture, for customers above all the driving experience and for society the effects on the environment are gaining in importance. The Fraunhofer IST will contribute to the conference program with several contributions. The programm will start with the keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Christoph Herrmann on ”sustainable production and life cycle engineering”.

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  • Hannover / June 10, 2022 - June 12, 2022

    Tag der Niedersachsen

    Tag der Niedersachsen 2021
    © Ns. Staatskanzlei

    With the ”Day of Lower Saxony” , the state celebrates its culture, history and diversity. This time with a special anniversary: Lower Saxony is celebrating its 75th birthday. On the information and experience mile the Fraunhofer IST presents, among other things, how diamond-coated electrodes can be used for water disinfection and treatment.

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