13th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai
– Smart Society 5.0 and Industry 4.0

Date&Time: April 15, 2019 9:20~17:00
Venue: Sakura Hall, Katahira Campus of Tohoku University
Organizers: Fraunhofer ENAS
Cooperation: The Fraunhofer Project Center at Tohoku University »NEMS/MEMS devices and manufacturing technologies at Tohoku University«, Micro System Integration Center (μSIC), Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan
Free Admission

Registration: Please download and fill in the registration form and send it as e-mail to

iac@grp.tohoku.ac.jp, or office-support@fraunhofer.jp, or joerg.froemel.e5@tohoku.ac.jp | Fax: +81 22 795 6259


The 13th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai will be held in coming April.



Opening address
09:20 Hideya Miki (Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan)
Welcome address
09:30 Prof. Motoko Kotani (Tohoku University), Prof. Masayoshi Esashi (Tohoku University)

Session 1
09:40 Prof. Thomas Otto (Fraunhofer ENAS)
        "Smart Systems for different applications" 
10:10 Dr. Masanori Muroyama (Tohoku University)
        "Proposal and Social Implementation of Edge Heavy Sensing Framework Based on Microtechnology in the AI Era"
10:40 Break
11:10 Dr. Jens Heidrich (Fraunhofer IESE)
        "Building Digital Ecosystems: The Industry 4.0 Reference Software Platform"
11:40 Prof. Takahito Ono (Tohoku University)
        "Micro/nanomechanical systems for ultrasensitive sensing"
12:10 Wolfgang Zorn (Fraunhofer IWU)
         "Smart Door – part Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project »Go Beyond 4.0«"

12:40 Lunch buffet (free of charge)

Session 2:
13:40 Tatsuya Shimokowa, Suguru Sangu (Ricoh Co., Ltd.)
        "Three-dimensional shape measurement using multi-channel VCSEL array"
14:10 Dr. Erik Beckert (Fraunhofer IOF)
        "3D-Printing and System Integration of polymer based Optics for advanced Illumination Applications"
14:40 Prof. Hiroshi Suito (Tohoku University)
        "Collaboration between mathematical science and clinical medicine "
15:10 Dr. Thomas Velten (Fraunhofer IBMT)
        "Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project »Theranostic Implants« Focus on active implants, MEMS, Organ on a chip"
15:40 break
16:10 Dr. Kentaro Totsu, Masaaki Moriyama, Prof. Masayoshi Esashi (Tohoku University)
        "Open collaboration based on sharing facility for MEMS"
16:40 Dr. Maik Wiemer (Fraunhofer ENAS)
        "Development of biodegradable electronic components using printing technologies"
17:10 Dr. Shuji Tanaka (Tohoku University)
        "Industry-Relevant Research and Development in S. Tanaka Laboratory"
17:40 End of Session 2

18:00 Reception (free of charge)