DRESDEN, Germany, August 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
From 21 to 25 August, 2016 more than 650 international ceramics experts from 47 countries will meet at the 6th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC6) in Dresden. The congress is one of the most important platforms for research and development in the field of high-performance ceramics and will be taking place in Germany for the very first time ever. The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS and the German Ceramic Society (Deutsche Keramische Gesellschaft e.V. / DKG) have managed to bring the large-scale event to Dresden. State-of-the-art high-performance ceramics open up new potentials in user industries such as mechanical and plant engineering, aircraft and vehicle engineering, medical technologies as well as energy and environment technologies.
Dresden's Mayor Dirk Hilbert: "We are proud that Dresden is now the meeting point for leading experts from the field of ceramics from all around the world. With the Dresden University of Technology and the largest number of Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany, Dresden possesses an extremely strong research landscape. Fraunhofer IKTS has the largest ceramic research institute in all of Europe, with internationally acclaimed expertise known for setting milestones in the fields of high-temperature fuel-cell technology, battery and membrane technology. Its 3D print competences for ceramic materials are a highly innovative building block in the portfolio for Europe's largest Dresden consortium for additive-generative manufacturing."
Full press release: http://datas.weichertmehner.com/icc6.pdf
Landeshauptstadt Dresden [State Capital of Dresden], Kai Schulz, Press Officer, tel.: +49-351-4882390, [email protected]
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Katrin Schwarz, +49-351-25537720, [email protected]
Media Agency WeichertMehner, Mathias Rentsch, Tel.: +49-351-50140200, [email protected]
SOURCE State Capital Dresden