Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

Fraunhofer IKTS vs. Corona

The outstanding property portfolio of advanced ceramics offers the best basis for applications in biomedical analysis or infection control. The Fraunhofer IKTS uses its expertise in materials research to offer solutions for combating the coronavirus pandemic.

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ECerS Conference 2021

Planned every two years, the ECerS conference series focuses on cutting-edge research and product developments in a wide range of ceramic-related areas, and the technical program provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, engineers and industry leaders from around the world to present and exchange findings on recent advances in ceramic science and technology.

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New business division »Water«

Fraunhofer IKTS provides solutions for the treatment of waste water and industrial process water – from multifunctional components to compact overall systems. Our successful methods focus on combining ceramic membranes for micro-, ultra- and nanofiltration with electrochemical, sonochemical and photocatalytic processes.

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Competence in ceramics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS conducts applied research on high-performance ceramics. The institute‘s three sites in Dresden and Hermsdorf (Thuringia), Germany, collectively represent Europe‘s largest R&D institute dedicated to the study of ceramics.

As a research and technology service provider, the Fraunhofer IKTS develops advanced high-performance ceramic materials, industrial manufacturing processes as well as prototype components and systems in complete production lines up to the pilot-plant scale. In addition, the research portfolio also includes materials diagnostics and testing. The test procedures in the fields of acoustics, electromagnetics, optics and microscopy contribute substantially to the quality assurance of products and plants.

 

Leipzig / Germany / October 14, 2020

Press release

For safe and compatible implants: ClicKit-Well

To evaluate the compatibility of implants with the human body, researchers at Fraunhofer IKTS have developed a test system that takes the biological examination of implant materials to the next level.

 

 

October 12, 2020

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#diensttalk with Dr. Bianca Weihnacht about wind energy at sea and professional gamers

The employee portrait on Tuesday. In our #diensttalk segment, employees give a small glimpse behind the scenes of Europe's largest institution for ceramics research and reveal what drives them in their research.

 

Dresden / Germany / October 7, 2020

Press release

Making batteries live longer –  "BattLife", initial project  of the BITC, is launched at the Erfurter Kreuz

Within the scope of the project, a digital test center for batteries and battery components will be established at BITC in the coming years.

 

Annual report 2019/2020

The annual report of Fraunhofer IKTS provides information and reports about our latest results of research.

Certified

The Fraunhofer IKTS is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14001, EN ISO 13485 and DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025.

Sites of Fraunhofer IKTS

Germany: Dresden, Hermsdorf, Pleissa, Pöhl, Schmalkalden, Leipzig

USA: Storrs (Connecticut)