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Crowd Engineering: Fraunhofer spinoff »clous« opens online marketplace for industrial CAD design processes

The latest Fraunhofer IPK spinoff brings together companies with engineering needs and CAD engineering service providers worldwide.
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Open Source Hardware against Corona: Study to examine the potential for safe, large-scale production of open source ventilators

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the open source hardware community quickly announced the development and manufacture of complex medical ventilators. The project OPEN.Effect aims to evaluate the community’s performance and effectiveness and to identify ways to quickly unlock its potential. The researchers are calling for participants for the associated study.
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Using an app to identify components

An app enables individual components with no barcode to be unambiguously identified within seconds. The potential of neural networks will benefit particularly logistics companies, which can use them to speed up their incoming goods processes.
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Manufacturing despite Corona: Keeping companies ready for business in the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is confronting manufacturing companies with major upheavals. Fraunhofer IPK’s initiative »Manufacturing despite Corona« supports the manufacturing industry in quickly and efficiently adapting to the changed framework conditions.
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Good neighbors – good partners

Czech Deputy Prime Minister Karel Havlíček and his delegation discussed possible German-Czech cooperation in the field of automation during their visit at Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin.
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Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference 2020

On March 18 and 19, 2020, the Fraunhofer Alliance for Generative Manufacturing will host the English-language Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference DDMC in Berlin for the fifth time.
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