FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. The Fraunhofer Institute of Ceramic Techniques and Systems (IKTS), Hermsdorf branch performs applied research in the field of technical ceramics. The research field of Environmental and Process Engineering with the department Nanoporous Membranes is one of the biggest European research groups in the field of ceramic membranes. The research includes support, intermediate and separating top layers development as well as process investigation, optimisation and modelling.
Fraunhofer IKTS is responsible for scaling-up the fabrication of gas separating zeolite membranes (MFI, CHA) into industrial size in terms of membranes geometry and production method including in-line quality control.