Eco-design

Our core field of competence is the eco-design of new electronic products in information and communication technology or consumer electronics, lighting, industrial and automotive electronics, and sensor components. We take into account the entire lifecycle of a product from the raw materials, through the production of the components and the assembly, marketing and use phases to recycling and disposal.

HOW TO TEST ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR THE REAL WORLD? DESIGN FOR RELIABILITY

Tom Dobs is an expert for the reliability of electronic systems at Fraunhofer IZM. In the video, he introduces different methods for testing and optimizing products concerning their reliability. Vibration measurement and test with electronic components, if required in combination…

HOW DESIGN SUPERPOWERS WILL SAVE OUR PLANET

“Recycle and reuse” has become an increasingly common way of life for private consumers, but also for industrial enterprises. Still, many manufacturers continue to adhere to a creed of cost-effective – read: commercially rewarding – production. But what can companies…

THE WAY TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

RealIZM recently interviewed Dr. Max Marwede, a researcher at Fraunhofer IZM and active proponent of the circular economy. He told us about ways to change the traditional linear economy by committing to the principles of the circular economy that can…