Fraunhofer award-winning films 2016

For the Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize awards ceremony, we produced the films which presented excellent research projects.

Changes in Solar Cell Technology

A laser-based manufacturing process from the Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany is revolutionizing the photovoltaics market. For the first time point-contacted solar cells can be manufactured in series. Several million cells with significantly higher efficiency levels are already on the market.

Little Projectors that Pack a Big Punch

An image projected on a slanted or curved surface appears distorted and can appear out of focus in some areas. A high-intensity mini-
projector about the size of a Euro cent coin from the Fraunhofer IOF in Jena, Germany can now correct for this effect. The projector‘s secret: Hundreds on tiny lenses inspired by the model of an insect‘s compound eye.

Digital Radio for the World

Digital radio makes spherics and crackling interference in radio broadcast a thing of the past. New technologies from Fraunhofer IIS make it possible for digital radio to replace analogue short and medium wave broadcasting around the world. Even local FM transmissions are being converted to digital. As a result, Digital radio listeners benefit from clear reception, a wider range of programming, and additional information via data services without having to pay for a costly Internet connection.

JANSSEN WINDOW

Janssen is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical companies. The JANSSEN WINDOW virtual 360° tour allows you to see how drugs are developed, and subsequently produced and distributed. You get to [...]

THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY – MADE IN GERMANY

Mobility is the megatrend in our globalised society. The volume of traffic, especially in towns and cities, is growing at an exponential rate. This poses new challenges but also new opportunities. German automotive [...]

Breguet Classic Tour Munich

In June, after touring multiple cities all over the world, the exclusive event series “Classic Tour“ by Breguet visits the South-German metropolis Munich to celebrate the timeless elegance of the Classique collection. The [...]

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