News and Press Releases

  • Indoor Air: How to Eliminate Viruses Effectively

    Press release / October 13, 2021

    How can viruses be effectively eliminated from indoor air? This question is now becoming more important as fall approaches. Efficient indoor air purification is essential, especially in schools. Fraunhofer researchers are investigating and optimizing various filter and air purification techniques in the AVATOR project.

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  • Study: IT Security for Electric Cars in China

    News / September 16, 2021

    The world's largest automotive market, China, is experiencing high growth rates for electric cars. In order to successfully compete in China, international automakers must comply with Chinese cybersecurity, cryptography and data security regulations. Fraunhofer SIT and Fraunhofer Singapore have summarized these in a joint study: It contains an overview of laws and regulations, including the responsible institutions in China, since 2015. The study also addresses research and development facilities as well as standardization authorities.

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  • The Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) kicked off its collaboration with T-Systems, a leading provider of digital services , at an event at T-Systems' offices on 20 August 2021. QEP Director Alexander Ling met with the Managing Director of T-Systems Singapore, Arkadiusz Czopor, along with members of their teams.

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  • How great is the risk of infection on the plane, in the supermarket or in the classroom ? And how can I protect myself? 15 Fraunhofer institutes, including the ITWM in Kaiserslautern, are investigating precisely this question.

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  • Smart Nation Singapore

    May 26, 2021

    Climate change is a critical global issue. We are honoured to have our interactive visualisation solution on rising sea levels featured in this article on Singapore as a Smart Nation by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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  • Future-Ready Older Workforce

    News / May 19, 2021

    With one of the world's fastest aging populations, Singapore's elderly have varying levels of technology literacy. With a firm belief that technology serves the well-being of society, Fraunhofer Singapore applies virtual reality technology to bridge the digital divide.

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  • Volocopter, the pioneer in Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced its commitment today to launch air taxi services in Singapore after two years of close collaboration with the city. Working together with the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Volocopter plans to make air taxi services a reality in the Southeast Asian city-state within the next three years.

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  • 30 Years of German Unity

    News / October 02, 2020

    Singapore holds global relevance as a bridge between Europe and Asia for technology exchange. Fraunhofer Singapore is the first Asian affiliate of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the world's leading applied research organisation. We seek the mastery of of future challenges with technological breakthroughs.

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  • At the Frontiers of a Pandemic

    News / August 07, 2020

    To support COVID-19 research and education, computer scientists at Fraunhofer Singapore at NTU have launched Virtual SARS-CoV-2, a digital 3D model of the novel coronavirus. The resource will be made available to scientists and the public, and can be run on personal computers or in immersive virtual reality scenarios using virtual reality equipment.

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