German Federal Report on Research and Innovation 2018

The Federal Report on Research and Innovation 2018, adopted by the Federal Cabinet this summer, confirms that Germany continues to be at the forefront of international competitiveness thanks to its research and innovation (R&I) efforts.

Network Research

The new Ericsson IoT Business Lab in Herzogenrath near Aachen has been in operation for four months now.

5G Lab Germany in Dresden

5G promises to impact on our lives more than any other wireless technology before it, ushering in superfast speeds, a huge increase in throughput, security and resilience. The 5G Lab Germany at the Technical University of Dresden is at the forefront of research.

Knowledge Sharing

A number of innovative programs in Germany are developing tools and methods to facilitate knowledge sharing between researchers and companies.

Audi Developing E-Fuels

60 liters – the largest batch of e-gasoline ever produced.

Innovative Materials

German scientists have developed and patented special processes that combine steel and ceramics to form new materials with a particularly high capacity for absorbing energy.

3D Forensics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) in Jena (Thuringia) has developed a 3D measurement system that could help quickly and safely identify individuals and clues at crime scenes as well as in crowded public spaces.