Meet the Partners: Fraunhofer

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the world’s leading applied research organization. Prioritizing key future-relevant technologies and commercializing its findings in business and industry, it plays a major role in the innovation process. Founded in 1949, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 76 institutes and research units throughout Germany. The Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM, Freiburg is a leading research centre in the experimental and theoretical characterization of material properties. Fraunhofer IWM aims to develop solutions that improve the safety, reliability, durability and functionality of technical components and systems, thus making them more cost effective, energy-efficient and economical.

In DiMAT, Fraunhofer will be responsible for research and development. They will be also one of the partners who will uptake the DiMAT Suites and bring it to the market.