Fraunhofer research takes place far away from the ivory tower. We are represented at numerous trade shows, conferences, and professional events, and also organize these events ourselves, frequently together with our partners. Please find some information on our current activities here.

  • Nürnberg / 6.10.2020, 9:00 - 08.10.2020 - 18:00

    it-sa 2020

    © NürnbergMesse GmbH

    From 6-8 October everything in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg revolves around IT security.

    it-sa is Europe's largest expo for IT security and one of the most important platforms for solutions in the fields of cloud management, mobile and cyber security as well as data and network security in the world.

    Based in Nuremberg since 2009, it-sa is the meeting place for C-level experts, IT security officers from industry, services and administration as well as developers and providers of products and services relating to IT security and cybersecurity.

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  • Rostock / 4. - 05.11.2020 (All day)


    © Fraunhofer IGD

    After a successful kickoff in 2019 with over 200 participants, the DIGITAL OCEAN CONVENTION invites you back to Rostock in 2020! Over two days, representatives from industry, science and government will discuss the latest developments, trends and projects in digital underwater technology.

    You can look forward to a multitude of exciting ideas as well as possibilities for networking throughout the convention and at the evening event. An accompanying exhibition will present the latest products and developments in digital underwater technology.

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  • London / 1. - 03.12.2020 (All day)

    Oceanology International 2020

    © Oceanology International

    Visit us from 17 to 19 March at the North German joint booth in London.

    Oceanology International is celebrating 50 years as the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference.

    500+ exhibitors will join the celebration in the only event that brings together the 3 key players in the industry: businesses, academics and government. Live demonstrations and interactive seminars accompany a host of new features to be announced soon.

    With over 8,000 attendees targeted for 2020, it is a must-attend event for those involved in exploring, monitoring, developing or protecting the world’s oceans, from seabed to surface and beyond.

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  • Hamburg / 2. - 05.02.2021 (All day)

    SMM 2021

    © Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH

    More than 2,200 exhibitors from 67 countries, including 29 national pavilions, and around 50,000 visitors from 125 nations made SMM 2018 the industry’s most important event.

    SMM is the place where the maritime industry meets to find answers to the challenges of today and tomorrow. Its claim to provide insights is reflected in more than 90,000 square metres of exhibition space and a whole series of top-class specialist conferences. More than 2,200 exhibitors from 67 countries, including 29 national pavilions, and around 50,000 visitors from 125 nations made SMM 2018 the industry’s most important event.

    Information about our stand number and our exhibits will follow.

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  • Stuttgart / 4. - 07.05.2021 (All day)

    Control 2021

    © Control / P.E. Schall GmbH

    Visual Computing: This means software solutions for automated optical quality assurance for industry and construction.

    The Control international trade fair for quality assurance, which will be held at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre from 4th to 7th May 2021, provides suppliers and users with a globally recognised technical event which is focused strictly on relevant issues. The trade fair explores all pertinent aspects in theory and offers a highly practical presentation of current worldwide offerings for useful technologies, processes, products and system solutions in the field of industrial quality assurance.

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