Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT
As one of the 66 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft UMSICHT is part of a world-wide network and promote international cooperation. As a pioneer for technical innovations in the fields of energy, processes and products, Fraunhofer UMSICHT aims at advancing sustainable economies, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative approaches.
Within the framework of water processes Fraunhofer UMSICHT is developing hybrid systems, novel adsorbents, and reactive separation processes, such as functionalized filters to eliminate trace substances and recover rare metals. UMSICHT recycle water from buildings and use the purified material flows for the building-integrated agriculture.
The laboratory infrastructure comprises a chemical analysis laboratory, a biotechnology laboratory, a physics laboratory and a chemical laboratory as well as a high pressure and an energy storage laboratory. Fraunhofer UMSICHT makes an expansive technical infrastructure available for the performance area of product and application oriented research and development that is closely intertwined with the laboratory areas of the Institute.