The Center Smart Materials CeSMa aims to promote the use of smart electromechanical materials and to tap their enormous economic potential by

  • developing new smart materials with enhanced performance of mechanical functions
  • enabling new applicatons for smart materials through innovative design concepts, proven by demonstrators
  • introducing new smart-material based technologies to industry in joined transfer projetcs

The Center Smart Materials (CeSMa) is located at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg, Germany and receives funding from the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology.

Fairs / 23.4.2018

Hannovermesse 2018

CeSMa will present innovations in
adaptronics at the Hannover Messe from April 23th to 27th in 2018. Exhibited will be flexible use elastomer sensors for stepless control functions.

Fairs / 11.4.2018

IDTechEX Berlin 2018

Fraunhofer ISC will be exhibiting at IDTechEX Europe in Berlin from 11 to 12 April, 2018. We will present functional elastomers, that can be used as wearable technology in textiles as sensors or actuators.

Press release of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft / 4.10.2017

DEGREEN - Using
elastomer films to
generate electricity

Thomas Hofmann

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Dr. Thomas Hofmann

Head of Center Smart Materials CeSMa (acting)

Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC
Neunerplatz 2
97082  Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-350

Fax +49 931 4100-399

Bernhard Brunner

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Dr. Bernhard Brunner

Head of Application Technology / Center Smart Materials

Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC
Neunerplatz 2
97082 Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-416

Fax +49 931 4100-498

Holger Böse

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Dr. Holger Böse

Scientific and Technical Manager of Center Smart Materials

Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC
Neunerplatz 2
97082 Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-203

Fax +49 931 4100-498