Greetings to the anniversary

Anja Karliczek | Federal Minister of Education and Research

Anja Karliczek
© Bundesregierung/Laurence Chaperon

With your research results you are facing the social discourse. This is especially important to me, because it's part of responsible research and innovation.



Svenja Schulze | Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Svenja Schulze
© BMU/Thomas Trutschel

In the areas of recycling management, sustainable production systems and power-to-x, you, as a scientific pioneer, make a decisive contribution to finding climate-friendly solutions that are also internationally successful.


Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart | Minister for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia

Andreas Pinkwart
© MWIDE NRW/E. Lichtenscheid

This year's anniversary of the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT stands for 30 years of activity as an innovation driver for a sustainable energy and raw materials economy.


Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen | Minister for Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia

Isabel Pfeiffer-Pönsgen
© Bettina Engel-Abustin/MKW 2017

With the transfer of scientific findings on environmentally compatible technologies for low-emission and energy-saving production processes in companies, society and politics, Fraunhofer UMSICHT contributes to answering pressing questions of sustainable raw materials management in terms of environmental and climate protection and to implementing innovations in international competition.



Daniel Schranz | Lord Mayor of the City of Oberhausen

Daniel Schranz
© Stadt Oberhausen

Fraunhofer UMSICHT makes an important contribution to the sustainability of our society.


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Rolf Kümmel | Institute director from 8/2002 to 10/2004

Rolf Kümmel
© Fraunhofer UMSICHT/Ilka Drnovsek

Three decades of Fraunhofer UMSICHT – this is a time of successful scientific and technical research, original ideas and concepts, consistent profiling and the generation of usable findings, in short, a consequence of continuity and change that is characteristic of research institutions.


Hubert Loick | Chairman of the Board of Trustees | Managing Director Loick AG

Hubert Loick

For me, Fraunhofer UMSICHT with its committed employees stands for a company that offers sustainable solutions for everyday problems that are present everywhere.


Prof. Dr. Ada Pellert | Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees | Rector of the FernUniversität in Hagen

Ada Pellert
© FernUni in Hagen/Volker Wiciok

For me, sustainability means a broad dimension of social, political and ecological compatibility of our lifestyles. Basically good living, leaving enough for future generations.


Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Bernd Homberg | Chairperson of UMSICHT Friends and Patrons Group | Technical Director Energy Supply Oberhausen AG

Bernd Homberg
© EVO/Birgit Seidel Fotografie

UMSICHT has set itself the task of supporting applied research in NRW – especially in the Ruhr area. And this already thirty years ago, in times of great upheaval in our region.


Dr. Susanne Raedeker | Deputy Chairperson of the UMSICHT Friends and Patrons Group | AGR Waste Management Company Ruhr Area mbH

Susanne Raedeker
© Fraunhofer UMSICHT/Ilka Drnovsek

Remain a pioneer for technological progress, future-oriented concepts and optimized processes in order to promote sustainable management, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative behavior and thus improve the quality of life of the people and promote the innovative ability of the domestic economy.