Projects and products

Our research and development work happens within the framework of projects - these include equally R&D contracts with industrial customers, publicly funded (collaborative) research projects, and pre-competitive research projects funded by Fraunhofer. You can browse through many of these projects below - as well as products, i.e. results of our R&D activities that have reached a high level of technological maturity.

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  • Serious game development is complex, especially when following the ideas of digital game-based learning. It is time-consuming, labor-intensive, and expensive. Communication with professional game developers can be difficult, not only because of the frequent change of personnel.

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    »ViSAR« is an interactive simulator for the visualisation of geometric SAR effects. The user can generate simple 3D models and combine them to complex scenes. For these scenes radar shadows, layover effects and multiple reflections from different angles of a radar sensor can be calculated and displayed.

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    GUIDELines for data protection in scientific research on aspects of human-technology interaction

    GUIDELines for data protection in scientific research on aspects of human-technology interaction.

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    The "Competence Centre for AI Engineering CC-KING" offers companies concrete support in the use of methods of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). It researches the basics and develops tools for a low-threshold implementation of AI and ML in business practice.

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  • In the Fraunhofer ML4P lead project, several Fraunhofer Institutes are pooling their application experience and machine learning skills to develop solutions for industry. The aim is to develop a tool-supported process model that paves the way for flexible, fast-learning machines and systems.

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  • SWAP – heterogeneous, workload-optimised robot teams and production architectures

    Hierarchical swarms working together (semi-)autonomously: As part of the SWAP lighthouse project, ten Fraunhofer Institutes are developing new technological concepts for the modular and self-organized production of the future.

    In the Fraunhofer SWAP lighthouse project, ten Fraunhofer institutes are developing technological concepts for the modular and self-organised production of the future, which will no longer be controlled centrally but decentrally - all the way to hierarchical swarms whose participants work together collaboratively and (partially) autonomously.

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  • Waste4Future: Turning waste into green molecules for chemistry

    Fraunhofer lighthouse project develops holistic approach to plastic recycling

    Keeping carbon in the cycle, and thus avoiding plastic waste and emissions: That is the goal of the “Waste4Future” project. Several Fraunhofer institutes and facilities IMWS, IZFP, IWKS, IOSB, FHR, LBF and IVV are pooling their competences to develop an entropy-based assessment model for carbon-containing waste streams and new technologies for sensing, sorting and mechanical and chemical recycling.

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