Hamburg at Hannover Messe 2018

( / Roberto Kai Hegeler)

At the joint Hamburg stand, Fraunhofer IATP will be presenting the world’s largest functional titanium component produced using generative technology from 23 to 27 April at Hannover Messe. Also European XFEL, the world’s largest X-ray laser facility, will be present. With a total of 11 exhibitors and a broad industry-network, the joint Hamburg stand at Hannover Messe will serve as a showroom for groundbreaking innovations.

In the run up and during Hannover Messe 2018 you will find here some information, text material and photos helping you in your editorial work.

3D Printed Brake Caliper at Hamburg Stand

3D-Printed brake caliper by Fraunhofer IATP for Bugatti (Credit: Hamburg Marketing /Stefan Groenveld)

Footage: 3D printing with IAPT Fraunhofer

Prodution Site of IATP Fraunhofer in Hamburg. 3D printed funktional part of Bugatti brake caliber. For high resolution download and further footage clips please register here as "PRESS" and mark check box for "FOOTAGE".

Events at the Hamburg Stand

Monday, 23 April 2018

11:30 a.m. Stand opening “Future Hamburg” with Frank Horch, Minister for Economic Affairs, Transport and Innovation of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

6:00 p.m. Hamburg Evening with Katharina Fegebank, Second Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Hall 2, Stand A26

All events at the Stand (PDF)


Partners of the Hamburg Stand at Hannover Messe

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY):

European XFEL:

Fraunhofer IAPT:

Fraunhofer IME:

Fraunhofer CML:

Future Hamburg:

Hamburg Innovation GmbH:

Hamburg Invest:

HAW Hamburg:

Orokoko – Swinging engines:

Technische Universität Hamburg:  

ZAL Aero:

Two new Fraunhofer Institutes in 3D printing and nano technology

Since 2018 two facilities are a crucial element of the Hamburg's commitment to research and innovation in the fields of 3D-printing and nanotechnology: The Fraunhofer IAPT  and the Fraunhofer CAN.

Background Information with HAMBURG NEWS

Hamburg to host own stand at Hanover Fair (18 April 2018)
Hanse city to highlight city's technological clout at leading trade fair for industrial Technology

Hamburg launching 3D Network (16 February 2018)
Revolutionary 3D printing spreading to ever more sectors 

Hamburg on show at Hanover Fair (11 April 2018)
Hamburg presenting city at leading fair - over 5,000 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors expected

Time's ripe for seizing Hamburg's lead in 3D printing (04 April 2018)
Professor Claus Emmelmann, Director of Fraunhofer IAPT, talks to Hamburg News about 3D

Hamburg putting EUR 30 million towards 3D printing and nano Technology (25 January 2018)
More research with Frauenhofer-Gesellschaft on future issues - from idea to product

Hamburg to become northern Europe's "capital of knowledge" (29 November 2018)
Hamburg predestined to become "modern age laboratory", Scholz tells Übersee-Club

Hamburg becoming leading light research centre thanks to XFEL (30 August 2017)
First experiments underway - laser giving unique insight, says Christian Bressler in interview with Hamburg News

European XFEL enters operation Phase (05 July 2017)
World's largest X-ray laser starts operation - milestone en route to official opening on September 1

Britain joins European XFEL (27 March 2018)
Hamburg welcomes Britain as twelfth partner