Press Releases 2019

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  • A new study by Fraunhofer ISI looks at broadband/fiber-optic rollout in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Alongside the experiences made so far, it also examines the question of how to accelerate the rollout of a gigabit network in the federal state. According to the study, current developments are heading in the right direction; this has to do with Baden-Wuerttemberg’s specific operator model. However, realizing the innovation effects of a state-wide gigabit infrastructure requires concerted action and a commitment to “fiber-optic only” on the part of all the stakeholders involved.

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  • Up to 28 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a top-range diesel; up to 42 percent fewer than a small gasoline car: Whoever buys and uses a battery-powered electric car in Germany today emits much less CO2 and other greenhouse gases over an average useful life of 13 years than a car with a conventional internal combustion engine. This is the result of a study by Fraunhofer ISI on the carbon footprint of electric cars.

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  • The development of automated and connected driving is often associated with a shift of the entire transport sector in the direction of a more efficient, cost-effective, flexible and climate-friendlier system. Fraunhofer ISI estimates the consequences of introducing these technologies in a study, and quantifies their contribution to climate protection in Germany’s transport sector up to the year 2050.

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  • Institutions from 14 EU countries have come together in the recently launched EU project SPARTA to conduct research on joint strategies, technologies and competencies in cybersecurity. The project will contribute to establishing a globally leading competence center for cybersecurity based in the EU and to making Europe more independent in this field.

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