Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

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.

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Annual report 2018/2019

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.

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Dresden / Germany / August 1, 2019

Press release

Photovoltaic power from textiles

Imagine a truck tarp that can harvest the energy of sunlight! With the help of new textile-based solar cells developed by Fraunhofer researchers, semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment.

 

Dresden / Germany / July 5, 2019

News

ECerS: Mathias Herrmann honored twice

Dr. Mathias Herrmann was honored with the JECS Trust Award for his scientific publications and the appointment as ECerS fellow during the 16th Conference of the European Ceramic Society ECerS in Turin.

 

Dresden / Germany / September 9–13, 2019

Exhibition

ESB2019

The IKTS is certified R&D services provider and shows bioceramic solutions for implantology as well as an in vitro tool for the cost-effective standardized evaluation of biomaterials.

 

Dresden / Germany / September 23–25, 2019

Symposium

Dresden Battery Days 2019

The 3rd Dresden Battery Days will be dedicated to the exchange of knowledge between international electrochemical energy storage experts. Focus topic of the symposium is “All-solid-state batteries – already on the way from the laboratory to production?”

 

Dresden / Germany / October 9–11, 2019

Symposium

ISPA 2019

The symposium will focus on haptic solutions and medical applications as well as other technological developments related to piezoceramics and functional units to provide solutions for control and positioning tasks, measuring tasks, power supply, materials treatment, and ultrasound and vibration applications.

 

Current EU-Projects

  • AFLoNext – 2nd Generation active wing - active flow- loads & noise ...
  • BET-EU – Materials synergy integration for a better europe
  • CAPTure – Competitive solar power towers
  • CerAMfacturing – Ceramic components by additive manufacturing
  • FlexiFuel-SOFC – Fuel flexible micro-scale biomass CHP system
  • HiEff-BioPower – Highly efficient and fuel flexible CHP technology
  • INTEGRAL – 2nd generation of thermoelectric generators ...
  • MATCH – The creation of the materials common house
  • NDTonAIR – Training network in non-destructive testing ...
  • ProDIA – Manufacturing and control of nanoporous materials

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Sites of Fraunhofer IKTS

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

USA: Storrs (Connecticut)