Centers at Fraunhofer IWS

 

Center Tailored Joining - Concentrated competence in Dresden

The center »Tailored Joining« is designed to provide an overview to users of joining technology, to show the different processes, their advantages and limitations. New developments will be presented and industrial solutions will be shown.
 

Center Battery Research - Technologies for new energy storage systems

Research in the areas of electromobility as well as stationary energy systems is a central theme at IWS in Dresden. Important contributions can be provided to battery fabrication processes based on the numerous IWS technology developments.
 

Center Energy Efficiency – We are not finished yet!

The Fraunhofer IWS focuses its research on the advancement of resource-saving technologies and on the economical use of energy. Right from the beginning the IWS has implemented numerous technologies into industrial applications, which have benefited society and enterprises as a whole.
 

Center Additive Manufacturing – Competence in materials in manufacturing engineering

Additive manufacturing technology has led to a paradigm shift in manufacturing engineering. Thanks to the layer-by-layer generation material is only applied at the area where it is needed. The new manufacturing technology allows degrees of freedom for functional optimization and flexibility not seen before, beyond the limits of conventional manufacturing technology.

 

Center Fiber Composite Technology - Technologies for modern leightweight construction

Lightweight structures, consisting of fiber composite materials and tailor-designed part geometries can excellently meet the demanding requirements to cost and energy-saving products.
 

Center Thermal Surface Technology - uniquely multifunctional

Any kind of surface – metal, plastic or ceramic – can be coated and refined in a procedure which is unique in Europe.