Research for new IT security solutions in the railway market

MEN is now part of the HASELNUSS consortium of DB Netz AG, the Fraunhofer Institute, Sysgo and TU-Darmstadt for the development of hardware-based safety platforms for railway control and security technology. Thanks to its experience in the safety-critical transport sector, MEN can advise the research project on questions relating to safety architecture. HASELNUSS – More Read more about Research for new IT security solutions in the railway market[…]

go.eIDAS-Initiative launched across Europe and beyond

Europe is awaiting a major milestone for trustworthy electronic identification: The cross-border recognition of notified electronic identification systems (eID) will start on 29th September 2018 across Europe. Against this background, leading European associations, projects and expert organisations in the sector of eID and trust joined forces to launch the non-profit go.eIDAS-Initiative today, which aims at Read more about go.eIDAS-Initiative launched across Europe and beyond[…]

Fraunhofer LBF at the Compounding World Expo 2018

Already today modern production systems can communicate with their surroundings and manage themselves. Industry 4.0 is on the rise and cyber-physical systems (CPS) are the essential components of this development. Intelligent sensors for monitoring and controlling production processes ensure that connected work processes can run reliably. Scientists at Fraunhofer LBF have used these technologies as Read more about Fraunhofer LBF at the Compounding World Expo 2018[…]

SEMIKRON Foundation and ECPE honour Mr. Stefan Matlok with the Innovation Award 2018 and Mr. Diogo Varajão for his work with the Young Engineer Award

The jury has decided to give the SEMIKRON Innovation Award 2018 to Stefan Matlok from Fraunhofer IISB in Erlangen, Germany for his outstanding work on ‘Zero Overvoltage Switching "ZOS"’ Abstract: In power electronics turning off an electrical path is causing trouble by parasitic inductance leading to oscillations and voltage overshoot. The novel Zero Overvoltage Switching Read more about SEMIKRON Foundation and ECPE honour Mr. Stefan Matlok with the Innovation Award 2018 and Mr. Diogo Varajão for his work with the Young Engineer Award[…]

International Conference on the Application and Use of Copper Materials: “Copper Alloys 2018” presents powerful conference program

In cooperation with the Swedish institute Swerea KIMAB, the German Copper Institute is organizing for the first time in Milan on April 11 and 12, 2018 an international congress for copper processing companies, universities and research institutes, which will present the latest scientific and technical developments regarding the use of copper materials. Interested parties can Read more about International Conference on the Application and Use of Copper Materials: “Copper Alloys 2018” presents powerful conference program[…]

Contribute – Share – Collaborate : React to the changes in EDA!

Microchips in the form of SoCs are already the cornerstone of our modern highly automated world. The heart of building microchips are reliable, highly efficient programs which allow to describe, validate and execute the individual steps of the design – from specifying the application to manufacturing, integrating and maintaining the product. Providing these tools is Read more about Contribute – Share – Collaborate : React to the changes in EDA![…]

Geberit receives CDQ good practice award for excellence in data management

“Those who shine from the inside out help others shine their light”, said Jürgen Lay, Head of Master Data Management at Geberit, who accepted the award on behalf of the company during a ceremony in Cologne. He thereby referred to the great effort undertaken to make product information available in a timely and consistent manner, thereby Read more about Geberit receives CDQ good practice award for excellence in data management[…]

“We print conductors, semi-conductors and insulators – the basic components of electronics”

Industrial printing is omnipresent in everyday life. In a loose series of interviews, the VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association presents major players of this market. This time, Prof. Dr. Reinhard R. Baumann, university professor at TU Chemnitz and coordinator of the "Go Beyond 4.0" lead project at Fraunhofer-Institut ENAS for electronic nanosystems in Chemnitz, Read more about “We print conductors, semi-conductors and insulators – the basic components of electronics”[…]

H2020 project NEREID presents the first version of its roadmap on the future of European Nanoelectronics

The NEREID project (“NanoElectronics Roadmap for Europe: Identification and Dissemination”) has presented the first version of its roadmap on the future of European nanoelectronics on December 6, 2018, at EFECS 2017 in Brussels (https://efecs.eu/…). In order to enable a public discussion and to identify possible improvements this first version of the NEREID roadmap has already Read more about H2020 project NEREID presents the first version of its roadmap on the future of European Nanoelectronics[…]

E-Mobility: New Hybrid Storage Concept to Increase Range and Power

As part of the “hyPowerRange” project, funded by BMWi, we are developing and testing a new kind of battery concept that provides an inexpensive, modular, and flexible way to improve the performance and capacity of electric vehicle batteries. The goal of the “hyPowerRange” project is to improve the factors of range, cost, cooling requirements, and Read more about E-Mobility: New Hybrid Storage Concept to Increase Range and Power[…]