Intelligent Room and Building Systems


Researching, developing and successfully marketing together

New Management at the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center

At January first, Nina Kloster assumed management at the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center in Duisburg. She succeeds Volkmar Keuter, who changed to Fraunhofer UMSICHT in Oberhausen at the same time.


About the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center

The inHaus-Center

The Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center in Duisburg, Germany, is an innovation workshop that is unique in Europe. It carries out application-oriented and close-to-the-market research in the field of intelligent room and building systems.


The Actors

Taking good ideas and making a success of them together – that’s how we understand innovation. Through the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft combines the potential from several Fraunhofer Institutes and around 100 partners from industry. We work together to develop, test and demonstrate new solutions for rooms and buildings, and bring them to market.

Living Lab Day

on Wednesday 10 am - 6.30 pm June 08th

On the Living Lab Day we‘re offering guided tours  of our four differently features laboratories - the Living Labs.
Within the general inHaus-tour, which is guided by our student assistants, you get an insight into the different laboratories.


The scientific tour is guided by our research assistants. Our laboratories are being set up and further developed by several Fraunhofer Institutes and about 120 business partners.

You find more information in the flyer.

UMSICHT Science Award

Catergories Science and Journalism

„ One can prove a high level of education by explaining the most complicated things in a simple manner. “  George Bernhard Shaw, a Nobel laureate, was right: a really talented person is one who can explain something complicated in a clear way. This is the seventh time that the UMSICHT Science Award has been announced by the UMSICHT Friends and Patrons Group, for people who scientific results to society in an outstanding manner.

The UMSICHT Science Award is aimed at promoting in both categories (science and journalism) the dialog between science and society on current topics in the fields of environment, safety in process engineering and energy.

The application deadline is April 13, 2016.

You find more information about award criteria and participation requirements in the flyer and at

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