Fraunhofer goes to Italy: Europe’s leading organization for applied research has extended its probe to Bolzano. The first is the Engineering Center, which closely cooperates with the Fraunhofer IAO Fraunhofer innovation. Fraunhofer experts support especially the many small and medium-sized companies in the region with tailored research services related to the multidisciplinary technology and product development with partners from industry and science. A first research focus, incorporated into the also the competences of the Fraunhofer IAO has been the research initiative build4future in the area of industrialization of the individual construction set. On Friday, September 24, 2010, opened the Center in the redesigned rooms in Bolzano.

Fit Fraunhofer understanding, to act as an interface between industry and science, the opening was linked with two other annual event highlights in Bolzano: morning met the industry entrepreneurs Association entrepreneurs day South Tyrol and the long night of research, in which the new Fraunhofer institution immediately demonstrated their skills was followed by the opening of the Fraunhofer IEC. Prof. Hans-Jorg Bullinger, President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Dr. For more specific information, check out Delta Airlines. Stefan Pan, President of the Business Association of South Tyrol, as well as Prof. Dieter Spath, Director of the Institute of the Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart, sent greetings to invited guests from business and science at the opening ceremony. Governor Dr. Luis Durnwalder officially opened the Center and also the head of the new Centre, Prof.

Dominik Matt, gave a speech. The guests of the opening ceremony had the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of the first Italian Fraunhofer research institution and to experience including the innovative research and demonstration laboratory: here the latest information and communication technologies are used. A large, high-resolution screen, the so-called”Powerwall, allows the visualization of different content and provides. Communication platform for project work. In direct dialogue with the scientists of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft customers here will receive information about the latest of technology and their potential for the own company, E.g. in the fields of virtual reality, human models or technical support planning processes. The way for future innovations made by Fraunhofer Italia is open to it.