The biggest applied science society in Europe, which runs around 80 state-funded research institutes, mostly in Germany. The institutes conduct research in a vast number of areas, predominantly physics, engineering and other STEM subjects. They state that their “research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment.” The focus on applied science creates an output of improved applications with better efficiency and higher productivity.
Fraunhofer Institutes for:
- Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology
- Solar Energy Systems
- Wind Energy Systems
- Energy Economics and Energy System Technology
- Media Center
- e-Library – contains a broad range of documents such as books, magazine articles, articles from books or conference proceedings, etc.