Competence in ceramics
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS
The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS conducts applications-oriented research in the field of high-performance ceramics. The three branches of the institute, located in Dresden and Hermsdorf (Thuringia), jointly form the largest institution for ceramics research in Europe.
As research and technology service provider, Fraunhofer IKTS develops ultramodern high- performance ceramic materials, industrially relevant manufacturing processes, prototype components and systems in complete production lines, through to pilot-scale production. At its heart are market-viable ceramic solutions for mechanical and plant engineering, energy and environmental technology, optics, medical technology as well as electronics and microsystems technology.
The Materials Diagnostics branch of the Institute, which emerged from the Dresden-based site of the former Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing IZFP in January 2014, expands the research portfolio with expertise in materials diagnostics and testing. The test procedures in the fields of acoustics, electromagnetics, optics, microscopy and laser technology contribute substantially to the quality assurance of products and systems.
Trade fair: FC Expo
Tokyo, February 25–27, 2015
At the 11th international leading SOFC trade fair, visitors is shown how reliable off-grid power supply is provided by Dresden Fraunhofer fuel cell technology.
Trade fair: LOPEC
Munich, March 4–5, 2015
For the seventh time, end-users and suppliers meet at the joint conference and exhibition for printed electronics. We present tailor-made solutions.
Trade fair: JEC COMPOSITES SHOW
Paris, March 10–12, 2015
The 50th session of JEC Europe Composites Show and Conferences confirms once more its leading position as international fair for composites.
Symposium & Exhibition: Optical Coherence Tomography for Non-Destructive Testing – OCT4NDT
Dresden, March 25–26, 2015
Well established in medical applications, the usage of OCT has been extended to diverse fields of non-destructive testing. The OCT4NDT symposium is dedicated to OCT as tool for contactless, structural imaging of various samples.
Symposium: 3D Integration – technology, materials, reliability
Dresden, April 16, 2015
The Fraunhofer cluster 3D integration invites to the symposium at Hilton Dresden. Topics oft the conference include technology, materials, reliability and characterization of 3D integration and its application for new products. More informationen
Event: International Conference on Ceramic Interconnect & Ceramic Microsystems Technologies CICMT
Dresden, April 20–23, 2015
The global high-level conference and exhibition CICMT presents the latest research and development results in the field of ceramic interconnection and microsystem technology. More information
Event: ISPA | International Symposium on Piezocomposite Applications
September 17–18, 2015, Fraunhofer Institute Center Dresden, Germany
Research results related to piezoelectric ceramics and their integration with electronics and into various matrix materials to enable new multifunctional devices will be presented. More information
Event: ICC6 | 6th International Congress on Ceramics
August 21-25, 2016, Dresden, Germany
The International Ceramic Federation (ICF) convenes the International Congress on Ceramics (ICC) every two years in cooperation with the ICF member societies.
More information (www.icc-6.com)
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