The Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS is the specialist and development partner in the field of Smart Systems and their integration for various applications. Fraunhofer ENAS has specialized on the challenge of combining micro and nano sensors, actuators and electronic components with interfaces for communication and a self-sufficient energy supply to form smart systems, thus supporting the Internet of Things and the ongoing digitalization. Fraunhofer ENAS develops single components, manufacturing technologies and system concepts, system integration technologies and actively supports the technology transfer for and with its customers. Whether Start-up, SME or large enterprise, Fraunhofer ENAS offers innovation consulting and supports customer projects, starting from the idea, via design and technology development or realization based on established technologies up to tested prototypes. If standard components do not meet the requirements, Fraunhofer ENAS provides expert assistance in the realization of innovative and marketable products.
Contribution to PLANtAR:
Fraunhofer ENAS is involved in all work packages of the PLANtAR project and is leading the WP4 – Technology development. The contributions are in the area of sensor development, system integration, the development of the data infrastructure and in the research of technological principles for the production of components for sensors, printed antenna and printed batteries. The overall focus is on the use of biodegradable and inert materials for the realization of the components, wiring level and the overall system.