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Press release / February 21, 2024

Industrial 3D specialist Threedy Secures $10.4 Million in Latest Series A Investment Round

Threedy is a high-tech start-up founded in 2020 as a spin-off from Fraunhofer's Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD) in Darmstadt, Germany. Three remarkably successful years after its foundation, Threedy has secured a $10.4 million investment to accelerate growth across industries and regions. New investors comprise LBBW Venture Capital, TRUMPF VENTURE, Futury Capital and EquityPitcher Ventures. The investment underlines Threedy's strong position to capture a substantial market share of the fast-growing industrial digital twin space.

News / January 31, 2024

Promotion of Tarek Abu Haila

Congratulations! Tarek Abu Haila, employee of the department "Cultural Heritage Digitization", successfully defended his dissertation "The Impact of Cross-Polarization on RGB Imaging, Color Calibration and Accuracy" at TU Darmstadt on January 22, 2024.

News / December 21, 2023

Promotion of Alexander Gillert

Congratulations! Alexander Gillert successfully defended his Ph.D. on November 21, 2023, with the topic "Of Plants and Pixels: Leveraging Biological Priors for Ecological Data Analysis When Generic Methods Fall Short". The interdisciplinary research was conducted in close collaboration with the ecologists at the University of Greifswald.

News / November 21, 2023

Promotion of Danwu Chen

Congratulations! Danwu Chen, employee of the "3D Printing Technologies" competence center, successfully defended his dissertation "Deep learning for characterizing full-color 3D printers: accuracy, robustness, and data efficiency" on November 21, 2023.

News / November 13, 2023

Promotion of Dirk Siegmund

Congratulations! Dirk Siegmund, former long-time employee in the "Smart Living & Biometric Technologies" competence center, successfully defended his dissertation "Image Classification of High Variant Objects in Fast Industrial Applications" on November 13, 2023.

April 29, 2023

Promotion of Meiling Fang

Meiling Fang, research assistant in the department "Smart Living and Biometric Technologies" successfully defended her dissertation on 21 April 2023 - congratulations!

January 19, 2023

Promotion of Julian von Wilmsdorff

Julian von Wilmsdorff, research assistant in the department "Smart Living and Biometric Technologies" successfully defended his dissertation on 28 November 2022 - congratulations!

December 01, 2022

Computer Graphics Night 2022 – Award Winners

As every year, the Computer Graphics Night was looking for the brightest minds in visual computing. This year, however, the event had to take place completely virtually again.

September 16, 2022

Winners of the 16th European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research, and Industry Awards

On 14 September 2022 the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) awarded young researchers for their outstanding works in the area of biometrics. An international jury chose 3 candidates out of a broad range of submitted high quality papers to present their significant contribution in front of the jury, the EAB members and the public audience in a virtual meeting.

September 02, 2022

Arjan Kuijper elected President of the Executive Committee of the IAPR

Fraunhofer IGD congratulates Professor Dr. Arjan Kuijper, Research Coach at the Institute! Professor Kuijper has been elected President of the Executive Committee of the IAPR. The IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) is a worldwide association of non-profit and scientific organizations broadly concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision (CV) and image processing.