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17.12.2020

Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff appointet to the Advisory Council of the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff, director of Fraunhofer IWKS, has been appointet to the Advisory Council of the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM).
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14.12.2020

EIT Raw Material project reduces the content of critical raw materials in permanent magnets

Towards the reduction of critical raw materials in permanent magnets to facilitate and accelerate the European energy transition.
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9.12.2020

Valuable Materials from Medical Products: A Second Life for Scalpel, Scissors and Co.

New platform is to set up recycling of medical products.
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30.10.2020

Opening ceremony of the new Fraunhofer IWKS building in Hanau

One week after the official opening of the building in Alzenau, the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS has officially opened its new building in the Aschaffenburger Straße in Hanau-Wolfgang. In times of COVID-19, the opening took place purely digitally. Among the guests who joined the ceremony - live or via video message - were Volker Bouffier, Prime Minister of Hesse, Dipl.-Kfm. Andreas Meuer, Director of Finance and Digitization of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., Angela Dorn, Hessian Minister of State for Science and Art, and Claus Kaminsky, Mayor of the City of Hanau. The highlight of the event was the opening ceremony with the cutting of the symbolic ribbon by Director Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff.
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