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Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits-
und Energietechnik UMSICHT
Osterfelder Straße 3
46047 Oberhausen

The Fraunhofer Institute for the Environment, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) in Oberhausen develops applied process technology. As a technical innovator in the context of environmental, safety, process and energy technology, Fraunhofer UMSICHT wants to remain active in the economy and promote environmentally friendly technologies and an innovative balance. Behind these aims is an effort to improve the quality of life for people and to support the innovative capacity of the regional business world.

Fraunhofer UMSICHT belongs to the renowned Fraunhofer Society. The Fraunhofer Society is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. It conducts application-oriented research to create direct benefits for business and society.

Clients are:

  • Industrial companies
  • Service providers
  • Government
Key figures and general information on the Fraunhofer Society:

  • 56 institutes in Germany
  • 40 different locations
  • 12,500 employees
  • EUR 1.2 billion per annum in research
  • 2/3 of research assignments are financed by industry and the public sector
  • Locations in Europe, the USA and Asia
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