Fraunhofer UMSICHT actively shapes the energy turnaround and the raw material shift. As a pioneer for technical innovations in the fields of energy, processes and products, Fraunhofer UMSICHT aims at advancing sustainable economies, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative approaches. Our wish: to improve the standard of living and to promote the innovation capacity of the national economy. Our customers are industrial enterprises, service companies and public authorities. Together with them Fraunhofer UMSICHT develops and researches the latest know-how and transfers it into industrial applications and marketable products. As of 1 July 2012, Fraunhofer UMSICHT is represented in the metropolitan region Nuremberg by the Fraunhofer UMSICHT branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg. As one of the 67 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft we are part of a world-wide network and promote international cooperation. Fraunhofer is the largest organization for applied research in Europe.