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UMSICHT Friends and Patrons Group

The »Verein zur Förderung der Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik e. V. (UMSICHT-Förderverein) is a major element of the vibrant and productive surroundings of Fraunhofer UMSICHT.

The members of this group support the institute in realizing ideas for research and development in the fields of environmental, safety and energy technology. Apart from that the group is involved in the organization of conferences and seminars, promotes junior and guest researchers and has brought into life the UMSICHT science award.

UMSICHT Science Award

Categories Science and Journalism


”Climate protection will be the technological and societal revolution of this century!” This statement of Barbara Hendricks, Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, indicates that technology and society are two inseparable components that depend on each other. On the one hand, technological progress and thus scientific work cannot be realized without confidence of society. On the other hand, our life is highly influenced by technological achievements. Therefore, an open exchange is of great importance.

Announced by the UMSICHT Friends and Patrons Group the UMSICHT Science Award is endowed to persons who make scientific results accessible to society in an outstanding manner.


The Friends and Patrons Group (UMSICHT Förderverein) is open to new members! Join the group!


You support the local research and development, strengthen their scientific and technical renown and invest in the next generation of economy executives. You will benefit from services which are offered exclusively for members of the Friends and Patrons Group.




  • Dr. Thomas Mathenia
  • Dr. Susanne Raedeker
    Deputy Chairwoman
    AGR mbH, Authorised Signatory
  • Prof. Dr. Görge Deerberg
    Managing Director
    Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Division Director Processes




gwi Gaswärme-Institut e.V. Essen • house of clean energy e. V. • Ingeniuergesellschaft M.E.H.R. mbH • innoexperience e. V. • Institut für Energie- und Umwelttechnik e. V. (IUTA) • Loick Bioenergie GmbH • LÜNTEC Förderverein e. V. • Nano Focus AG • RWTH Aachen Institut für chem. Verfahrenstechnik • Stadt Oberhausen bereich Umweltschutz • Stadtwerke Dinslaken GmbH • WAGRO Systemdichtungen GmbH