Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (FhG) is a recognized non-profit organization that takes its name from Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826). Research of practical utility lies at the heart of all activities pursued by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Founded in 1949, the research organization undertakes applied research that drives economic development and serves the wider benefit of society. Its services are solicited by customers and contractual partners in industry, the service sector and public administration. At present, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft maintains 72 institutes and research units. The majority of the more than 26,600 staff are qualified scientists and engineers, who work with an annual research budget of more than 2.5 billion euros. With its clearly defined mission of application-oriented research and its focus on key technologies of relevance to the future, the Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft plays a prominent role in the German and European innovation process. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft participates with its institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability (Fraunhofer LBF) and with its institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (Fraunhofer IISB).

Our main tasks in the SEABAT project

  • Design of cost-efficient, modular, and safe housing (WP3, WP4)
  • Virtual mechanical validation of housing structure
  • Integration of novel lightweight materials (WP4, WP5)
  • Manufacturing of housing (WP4, WP5)
  • Assessment of functional safety of battery system (WP3)