Press Release Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Partnership for Sustainable Energy Technologies

15.1.2013

Fraunhofer and The University of British Columbia UBC in Vancouver, Canada will partner to jointly develop technologies for sustainable energy production and supply.

The transition from fossil fuels to sustainable and regenerative energy concepts is a challenge that sooner or later all industrial nations will be facing. Mastering this difficult task will require new technologies. Currently the green-energy industries in both Germany and Canada have a globally recognised leadership role. The new alliance between Fraunhofer and the The University of British Columbia UBC will contribute to maintaining and enhancing this role. On December 21st 2012 Fraunhofer and the Canadian university signed a framework agreement, giving the green light for a collaboration spanning several years.

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