11th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai

Date&Time: November 27th, 2015 (Fri.), 9:20-17:20, reception 17:45-20:00
Venue: Sendai SUNPLAZA
Participation fee: free (registration needed)

The 11th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai will be held in cooperation with Tohoku University µSIC and the City of Sendai.  


9:20    Opening address
            Mr. Hideya Miki
            Representative, Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

9:30    Welcome address
            - Mr. Yukimoto Ito
             Vice Mayor, City of Sendai

            - Prof. Motoko Kotani
             Director, WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University

- Session 1 - 

9:40    "Internet of Things, trends and tendencies"
            Prof. Thomas Gessner
            Director, Fraunhofer ENAS

10:20    "E beam technology applied for sterilization, Fraunhofer Lighthouse
            Project 'Theranostic Implant'"

            Mr. Javier Portillo Casado 
            Fraunhofer FEP

10:50    Break and poster session

11:10    "E-beam lithography at Fraunhofer ENAS: Challenges and Chances"
            Dr. Georg Heldt
            TU Chemnitz, Fraunhofer ENAS

11:40    "Sodium titanate nanowires for the decontamination of radioactive
            Dr. Koji Nakayama
            WPI-Advanced Institute for Materials Research

12:10    "Innovative Smart Systems and Technologies"

            Dr. Jörg Frömel
            Fraunhofer Project Center at WPI-AIMR, WPI-Advanced Institute for
            Material Research

12:40    Lunch break

- Session 2 -

13:40   "Tohoku University–Fraunhofer ENAS team as your R&D partner"
            Prof. Shuji Tanaka
            Tohoku University, Fraunhofer Project Center at Tohoku University

14:20    "Risk & Opportunities of MEMS Business Development"
            Dr. Peter Merz 
            X-Fab Semiconductor Foundries

14:50    "More dimensional GMR/TMR based Magnetic field sensors"
            Mr. Patrick Matthes
            Fraunhofer ENAS

15:20    Break and poster session

15:50    "Metallic Glass as innovative material for MEMS Applications"
            Mr. Florian Kurth
            Fraunhofer Project Center at WPI-AIMR

16:20    "Cutting edge nano-electronics from III-V semiconductors
            and diamond at the IAF"
            Dr. Christoph Nebel
            Fraunhofer IAF

16:50    "Joint development with Fraunhofer ENAS"
            Mr. Eiichi Taketani
            DENSO Corp.

17:20    Closing

17:45    Reception



Please fill out the registration form below and send via fax (+81-22-214-8321) or via E-Mail ( by Nov.16th, 2015


Mr. Takoshima
µSIC, Tohoku University
Tel. 022-795-6256
E-mail: tako(at)