Completely Funded Projects

Fraunhofer-Center HTL offers contract research in the application areas of aerospace, energy technology and thermoprocess technology as well as in the product area of technical ceramics. For our customers, we develop and optimise technologies, processes and products up to the production of prototypes and small series.

Find out more about our current publicly funded research projects here:

 

Power-to-MEDME-RaD

Duration 2023 - 2025

 

Accompanying Research on the Large-Scale Development of the Production of Green Methanol and Dimethyl Ether (DME) in Chile

In Power-to-MEDME-RaD, clinker fires are to be optimized and CO2 capture in cement plants minimized.

 

HANT

Duration 2023 - 2025

Highly Innovative Antenna Technologies for New-Space Applications


Modular antenna technologies for space applications are to be developed in HANT.

 

SuSiDry

Duration 2023 - 2025

 

Sustainable Silicate Ceramics by Optimized Drying

SuSiDry aims to develop innovative measurement and simulation methods for drying processes in the production of silicate ceramics.

 

PaKerNat

Duration 2023 - 2026

 

Paper Technology Ceramic Components for Sustainable Thermal Processes

 

The project will develop novel, paper-engineered ceramic radiation screens for industrial furnaces.

 

VERKEL

Duration 2023 - 2025

 

Development of Wear Resistant Ceramic Electrodes


In Verkel, low-maintenance or maintenance-free electrolysis cells made of ceramic materials are to be produced for alkaline electrolysis with a nominal power of between 2kW and 25kW.

 

 

GREEN-LOOP

Duration 2022 - 2025

 

Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies Based on Bio-Based Material Systems

 

The aim is to develop a so-called Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) material for sliding bearings.

 

ROxi

Duration 2022 - 2025

 

Recycling of oxide-ceramic fibers in a spinning process for the production of yarn structures for fiber-reinforced ceramics

The aim is to recycle ceramic roving waste, which is produced during CMC component manufacture in the winding process and is to be returned to component manufacture.

 

MAfoS

Duration 2022 - 2025

 

Material advancements for solar fuels technology

In MAfoS oxide fibers for CMC tubes and also coatings for various components are to be developed and produced.

 

 

InVECOF

Duration 2022 - 2025

 

Innovative value chains for european oxide ceramic fibres


The aim is to achieve independence of the European O-CMC component
industry from fibre manufacturers in non-EU countries.

 

F@NEUTRON

Duration 2022 - 2025

 

New technologies for eco-efficient helicopters


The sub-project aims to optimise composite technologies under economic and ecological aspects for a specific application.

 

InCoKer

Duration 2021 - 2024

 

Integrated computational materials engineering of novel ceramics in the ATZ/ZTA system
 

Within the framework of the project, novel application-adapted AZT - ZTA ceramics are to be developed, among other things.

 

 

HybMoSi

Duration 2021 - 2024

 

Novel composite materials for high-temperature heaters and gas-electricity hybrid furnaces

 

Within the scope of the project, novel MMC resistance heaters will be developed.

 

FORGE

Duration 2020 - 2024

 

Development of novel and cost-effective coatings for high-temperature applications  


The EU Horizon 2020 funding programme aims to support the transformation process of energy-intensive manufacturing industries towards carbon neutrality in 2050.

 

DiMaWert

Duration 2020 - 2024

Digitisation of material development along the value chains


In DiMaWert, a methodology is to be established which will radically reduce the development times for new types of thermal processes. In addition to thermal processes, DiMaWert also aims at material and component development, which is also to be accelerated considerably with ICME and AI methods.

 

 

CEM-WAVE

Duration 2020 - 2024

Production of new CMC for energy-intensive industries by a microwave-assisted CVI process 


The aim of CEM-WAVE is to develop an innovative CMC manufacturing process based on a microwave-assisted CVI process.

 

Wero_Turb

Duration 2020 - 2023

Materials and construction methods for robust turbine design

The aim of Wero_Turb is to develop a method based on computed tomography that can be used to detect the damage and material changes in SiC/SiC samples caused by impact.

 

 

HIPERMAT

Duration 2020 - 2023

Advanced design, monitoring, development and validation of novel high performance materials and components

The aim of HIPERMAT is to establish low-CO2 future technologies by developing more environmentally friendly high-performance materials and components along the entire value chain.

 

 

IN3HOG

Duration 2020 - 2024

Industrial production of 3D printed components via highly compressed green bodies


The aim of the project is to make an energy-efficient and economical powder bed process with downstream heat treatment usable for additive industrial production for the first time.

 

RoSiC

Duration 2020 - 2023

Development of SiC-fabrics for the winding process for the production of high temperature resistant tubes


In RoSiC, textile fabric structures for tubular SiC/SiC composites will be developed. On the other hand, multilayer fabrics are to be developed which can be easily processed and infiltrated in the winding process to tubular components.


 

HTPgeox

Duration 2020 - 2024

Energy-efficient high-temperature processes for large and geometrically complex components


In HTPgeox, a methodology will be developed and tested using the example of sanitary ceramics, with which the production of components can be optimised in terms of energy efficiency and product quality through the interaction of digital processes.

 

 

KuWaTa

Duration 2020 - 2022

Spherical pressure vessels for hydrogen storage


In KuWaTa a spherical isotensoid high pressure tank for the storage of hydrogen at 350/700 bar is to be developed. The tank will be made of carbon fibre reinforced plastics ( CFC ) and by automated forming processes such as winding or tape deposition.