Press releases and news

  • EMTEC Prize 2002

    Fraunhofer IGB News / 20.7.2002

    Miriam Kilgus was awarded the EMTEC Magnetics Prize for her thesis on metallic membranes for hydrogen separation at Fraunhofer IGB.

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  • Hugo Geiger Prize 2001

    Fraunhofer IGB News / 24.10.2001

    Constantin Urban was awarded for his research on the cell wall proteins of the pathogenic fungus Candida albicans.

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  • Tailor-made surfaces on polymers

    Press release / 3.8.2001


    Tailor-made surfaces on polymers (August 2001) The Fraunhofer Alliance for Polymer Surfaces (Verbund Polymere Oberflächen, POLO) of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will present research expertise in modifying and defining surface properties of polymeric materials at the fair "K 2001" in Düsseldorf, hall 3, booth E 91, from 25th of 0ctober till the 1st November 2001.

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  • Willy Hager Award 2001

    Fraunhofer IGB News / 1.6.2001

    Dr. Petra Koziollek was awarded for her Ph.D. studies on the microbial degradation of chlorinated hydrocarbons.

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  • Bran versus heavy metals

    Press release / 10.3.2001

    Waste water from metalworking operations or waste-disposal sites has to undergo extensive and expensive treatment to clear off heavy metals and other toxic substances. Processes using adsorbers of natural materials are an innovative and highly effective alternative.

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  • Bio-tricking-filter

    Scientists of the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart/Germany now succeeded in developing a high efficient, low cost technology for the bio-treatment of formaldehyde containing waste air.

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  • Red lips from algae

    Press release / 22.5.2000


    Red lips from algae (July 2000) Algae are very easily satisfied, they grow fast, and they synthesize valuable substances such as antibiotics, vitamins, color pigments and fatty acids. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a photo-bioreactor, in which microalgae can be cultured in large numbers.

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  • Case-by-case screening of cancer drugs

    Press release / 22.5.2000


    Fraunhofer researchers developed a fast screening method with reliable results that allows doctors to establish a cancer patient's response to different drugs even before choosing and commencing a course of therapy.

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